General public can post their own fishing reports to complement KDWP's PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has provided fishing reports to anglers for more than 25 years. What started as a weekly mailing has evolved into electronic reports posted on the agency's website, While this technology ma ... Read More

Solid bird numbers offer chance to "Pass It On" PRATT -- The 2006 youth quail and pheasant season runs Oct. 28-29 this year, and bird populations in much of the state look very good. This provides a formula for mentors to take youngsters afield and pass on the hunting tradition. Wildlife areas and Walk-In-Hunting Access (WIHA) ar ... Read More

Fewer services in winter months PRATT -- Oct. 1-March 31 mark the off-season months for Kansas state parks. During this time, many state parks cut down on services, although all remain open. Although hours and services vary from park to park, most office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Most are closed on holidays, as we ... Read More

2005 stats reveal lowest number since 1995 PRATT -- In Kansas, deer-vehicle accidents are common in November. Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) statistics show that November is the month when the highest number of deer-vehicle collisions occur. Motorists are encouraged to be on particularly high alert about Nov. 17 -- historically ... Read More