Atlas listing all public and walk-in land available online; hard copies due week of March 20 PRATT -- The Kansas youth spring turkey season runs April 7-9, and the regular season opens April 12 and runs through May 31. To help hunters find places to hunt turkeys, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced that its ann ... Read More

Biologists say rain needed to start migration; season opened March 15 PRATT -- The Kansas paddlefish season begins March 15 and runs through May 15, but anglers may not have much success unless eastern Kansas receives spring rains and rivers rise. If the dry spell breaks, and rivers rise, paddlefish enter Kansas in search of spawning areas, ... Read More

Park users can save by purchasing permits early Kansas state park patrons can save money by purchasing many permits before April 1. Many camping and vehicle permits fees are cheaper if purchased during the off-season -- Oct. 1-March 31. Park permits can be purchased at most offices of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks or online . S ... Read More

Chapter to work both sides of Missouri/Kansas border KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Quail hunters from the Kansas City area have formed a new chapter of Quail Forever (QF). Called the KC Covey QF Chapter, the group is led by Jason Rasmussen of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Mike Maier of Leawood. Rasmussen and Maier say the new group plans to focus on quail hab ... Read More