Units 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 17, & 18 are closed to all deer hunting after Dec. 31 PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) will conduct a firearms extended whitetail antlerless deer season Jan. 1-8. Hunters who did not fill a deer permit or Whitetail Antlerless Only Deer game tag during one of the regular 2005 seasons (muzzle ... Read More

Available online now, printed copies due mid-January PRATT -- Hard copies of the 2006 Kansas Fishing Regulations Summary booklet will be available in mid-January, and anglers can look forward to a number of new features. Prominent among these is a new format for listing length and creel limits. Instead of the sometimes difficult-to-read cha ... Read More

Even with bowhunters, younger hunters afield, season safe PRATT -- The 2005 regular Kansas deer season was different from previous seasons in two respects: archery permit holders could use those permits during the season (while wearing hunter orange), and youth 15 and younger could hunt without having taken hunter education if they were und ... Read More

Kansas bird lovers asked to count their backyard birds PRATT -- With a cold December 2005 already on record, January 2006 may shape up to be a great time to attract hungry birds and delight those who love to watch them. This will provide bird lovers the perfect opportunity to help those involved in bird conservation. Each January, Kansas bi ... Read More

Deadline for youth education program is Jan. 17 PRATT -- A youth hunting program has been incorporated into the Governor's Annual One-Shot Turkey Hunt, held in Butler County April 12-14, 2006. Six Kansas youngsters between the ages of 12 and 18, who have completed a certified hunter education program, will be selected to participate. All pa ... Read More