Fishing tips, locations, forecast to be covered in Salina, Hays events HAYS -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) will host two events of special interest to anglers in northcentral Kansas on March 9 and 14. Called Fishing Information Nights, the events will feature experts on fishing, maintaining fisheries, and locations at ... Read More

Claflin resident Ray Fischer receives 2005 award PRATT — The Advisory Committee to the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) Hunter Education Program has named Ray Fischer, Claflin, as the 2005 Hunter Education Instructor of the Year. An instructor for more than 10 years, Fischer has taught and organized classes in Barton, Ellswort ... Read More

Statistics reveal that few activities are safer than hunting PRATT -- Kansas hunters log millions of hours afield each year, enjoying not only the thrill of the hunt but the joy of being outdoors and the camaraderie of other hunters. While people who have never been exposed to hunting may think it is an unsafe activity, nothing could be fur ... Read More

Additional samples taken to monitor chronic wasting disease prevalence ST. FRANCIS -- Kansas Department Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) staff collected 51 deer in Cheyenne County this week for follow-up sampling after chronic wasting disease was detected in a whitetail doe taken during the 2005 firearms deer season. The deer -- 29 mule deer and 2 ... Read More