Magazine, early license sales among many offerings PRATT -- Each Christmas, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) offers outdoorsmen and women -- or friends and families looking for gift ideas -- a chance to start the season right by taking advantage of many bargains. A perennial favorite is Kansas Wildlife & Parks magazine. E ... Read More

Fall fish sampling data used for 2009 Kansas Fishing Forecast; improvements comingPRATT -- Each year, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) raises and stocks millions of fish throughout the state, providing anglers with special opportunities to catch a wide variety of species. To monitor the health of fisheries and help anglers fin ... Read More

Many seasons still open, offer excellent hunting opportunitiesPRATT -- The Christmas and New Year holiday season is almost here, and for most people that means time off from work to spend with family and friends. For outdoorsmen and women, it is also a special time to go afield in pursuit of their favorite game. Cool weather often makes game ea ... Read More

State parks open for use but some park offices closed during holiday periodPRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced office closings for the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays. All KDWP offices will be closed Dec. 25-26 and Jan 1, 2009. State park offices will be closed weekends until March, 2009, and some sta ... Read More

Portion of Marion Reservoir is closed to fishingMARION – “It’s dangerous.” That’s what officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Marion Reservoir and Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks are telling anxious ice anglers. In fact, a portion of the reservoir, near the outlet gates on the dam, will be closed to fishing. It’s been bitter ... Read More