International Hunter Education Association honors Larry McAdowPRATT — The International Hunter Education Association (IHEA) has announced that Larry McAdow, Halstead, will be inducted into the organization's Hall of Fame. Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) hunter education coordinator Wayne Doyle nominated McAdow, the third Kansan ... Read More

Kansas Ornithological Association, Audubon chapters petition bird for Threatened ListPRATT — Because the Kansas Ornithological Society and six local Audubon chapters have petitioned the state to list the lesser prairie chicken as "threatened" on the Kansas Threatened and Endangered Species List, status of the bird is currently under ... Read More

Six-day camp teaches youngsters outdoor skills from fishing, swimming, and star-gazing to canoeing, archery, and wingshootingJUNCTION CITY — The Kansas Wildlife Federation (KWF) and the K-State Cooperative Extension Service are sponsoring the 22nd Annual Outdoor Adventure Camp (OAC) June 6-11 at the Camp WaShunGa area of Rock Springs 4-H Cente ... Read More

Gov. Mark Parkinson presents Rob Keck One-Shot Turkey Hunt honorEL DORADO — Rob Keck of Edgefield, S.C., was inducted into the Kansas Governor’s One Shot Hall of Fame in El Dorado on April 17. Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson and former Kansas governor and hunt founder Mike Hayden presented Keck the award at the One Shot Banquet. Hayden, the cur ... Read More

Kanopolis Seep Stream yields two big browniesPRATT — A new state record brown trout was caught on Jan. 15 by Arlyn Lindquist, Windom. Fishing with a Kastmaster spoon in Kanopolis Seep Stream below Kanopolis Reservoir, Lindquist landed the 2.32-pound, 17.5-inch beauty about 1 p.m. The fish was identified by Kansas Department of Wildlife and Par ... Read More