Unprecedented amount of information available to find and catch fish in KansasPRATT — If you combine a library, a breaking news website, a 24-hour weather channel, and the latest insider information into one handy tool for the angler, what would you have? Answer: all the tools the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) offers today's f ... Read More

Third year for geocache contest; 50 first-prizes include annual camping permit or two-night cabin rental; contest runs through Nov. 1PRATT — For the third year in a row, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) is sponsoring a geocaching contest in Kansas state parks. From May 1 to Nov. 1, each state park and some other KDWP location ... Read More

As water warms, walleye fishing heats upPRATT — As table fare, walleye are at the top of most anglers' lists. They are not only tasty, but they grow large enough that a few fish can feed a family. (The state record walleye is more than 13 pounds.) As spring weather warms both water and air, walleye fishing heats up, too. Walleye move over shal ... Read More

Water safety, swimming lessons stressedASHBURN, Va. — In recognition of the popularity of swimming and other water-related recreational activities in the United States, and to promote safer water practices, May 2010 has been proclaimed National Water Safety Month by the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, the International Swimming Ha ... Read More