All vessels powered by motor (gasoline, diesel, or electric), or sail, must be registered and numbered.
Enjoy Independence Day Weekend, Boat SafePRATT – Fireworks, good food and spending time outdoors are on the menu for many Kansans this Independence Day weekend. As such, state lakes and reservoirs will be filled with boaters taking advantage of the long weekend to relax on the water. Whether you’re enjoying a leisurely trip on a pontoon boat or paddling solo on a kayak, here are some ... Read More
Kansas Game Wardens Address Boating Under the Influence Concerns at Perry ReservoirTOPEKA – Kansas Game Wardens have been targeting Perry Reservoir for Boating Under the Influence (BUI) violations in response to safety concerns. Nine arrests for BUI have been made this summer at Perry, including three this past weekend. Perry Reservoir, located just 20 miles northeast of Topeka, likely receives the heaviest boating ... Read More
Operation Dry Water to Look for Boaters Under the InfluenceTOPEKA–Kansas Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism (KDWPT) game wardens will be on the lookout for boaters under the influence during Operation Dry Water (ODW), June 29 – July 1. ODW is part of a national effort to reduce accidents and fatalities related to boating under the influence (BUI) of drugs and alcohol and educate recreational boaters about th ... Read More