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Inaugural Great Kansas Fishing Derby Kicks Off May 1PRATT – A Kansas angler’s prized catch may actually be worth a prize this spring and summer. The first-ever Great Kansas Fishing Derby will run May 1 to July 31, 2021, with at least 500 specially tagged fish located in up to 37 public waterbodies in Kansas. The Great Kansas Fishing Derby is sponsored by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks ... Read More
Walleye Initiative Leads to Higher Survival Rate, More Opportunities for Kansas AnglersPRATT – In March, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) fisheries biologists and other staff collected nearly 100 million walleye eggs. Thanks to the Kansas Walleye Initiative, a record percentage of the walleye and saugeye hatched from those eggs will likely end up on the hooks of Kansas anglers.“We’ve been having some great ... Read More
2021 Fishing Regulations, Atlas and Forecast Now AvailablePRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) is wasting no time getting out this year’s fishing regulations summary, fishing atlas and fishing forecast. These three publications – available now in digital format at ksoutdoors.com – give anglers all the information they need to catch hand-sized bluegill to possible triple ... Read More