Atlas listing all public and walk-in land available online;
printed copies available at KDWP officesPRATT -- The Kansas youth spring turkey season runs April 6-8; the regular season opens April 11 and runs through May 31; and for the first time, archery hunters have their own spring season, running April 1-10.To help hunters find places to hun ... Read More

New bass fishing tournament system implemented at La Cygne Reservoir eventPRATT -- Beginning in 2007, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has implemented a new method for conducting bass fishing tournaments. A new "Bass Pass" ($12.15) allows participants in registered bass tournaments held between Sept. 1 and June 15 t ... Read More

Hunts designed for youth and novice huntersPRATT -- On the weekends of April 7-8, 14-15, and 21-22, the Westar Energy Green Team will host first-time turkey hunters at its Jeffrey Energy Center west of Topeka. Assisted by experienced volunteer guides and hunting from stationary ground blinds, youngsters and their adult mentors will hunt in pri ... Read More

Some waters require a permit whether fishing for trout or not PRATT -- A new fishing regulation that went into effect Jan. 1 mandates that during the Oct. 15-April 15 trout season, some waters stocked with trout require a trout permit ($12.15) whether fishing for trout or not. Anglers fishing other trout-stocked waters are required to have a ... Read More