Kansas Hunting Atlas available; regulations online; hunters asked to look for banded doves PRATT -- Kansas hunters are preparing for the traditional opening of hunting season when dove season opens Sept. 1 -- a split season running Sept. 1-Oct. 14 and Nov. 1-16. Special hunts are being prepared for youth in some areas of the state, and seas ... Read More

Sept. 2-4 event to offer limited-access fields to young hunters TOPEKA -- The Westar Energy Green Team will host a dove hunt for novice hunters at the Jeffrey Energy Center , near Topeka, on Labor Day weekend, Sept. 2-4. Volunteers will guide novices to wheat stubble fields with limited access in early morning or late afternoon Saturday thr ... Read More

Clay targets, .22 caliber rifle shooting, free dinner to highlight event TOPEKA -- On Wednesday, Aug. 30, the Topeka Chapter of Pheasants Forever , in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, is holding the annual novice shooting clinic at its Leopold Conservation Education Area by Perry Reservoir, north of the Perry St ... Read More

Proximity to Manhattan doubles the fun for many park users MANHATTAN -- After Labor Day weekend, parks typically tend to start winding down for the season, but at Tuttle Creek State Park , a second season is only just beginning. With the emergence of Kansas State football onto the national spotlight during the 1990s, along came many campers ... Read More