Early teal seasons to allow 16- and nine-day seasons; additional deer and elk regulations approvedHERINGTON — At a June 24 meeting in Herington, the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission approved recommendations dealing with early teal seasons, public land use, elk permits, and special deer seasons, as well as the nonresident deer application p ... Read More

Ellsworth man breaks 22-year-old recordPRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has certified a new Kansas state record striped bass that was caught in Wilson Reservoir on May 14, breaking a record that had stood for 22 years. Paul Bahr, Ellsworth, hauled the monster 44-inch, 44-pounder from the lake about 7 p.m. using live s ... Read More

From Independence Day fireworks to boat races, special events celebrate mid-summerPRATT — July means fishing, boating, swimming, and fireworks, and Kansas state parks provide them all. As Kansans get prepared to celebrate the birth of the nation and enjoy July outdoors, state parks are destination #1.In addition to firework displays at many st ... Read More

Missouri-based organization has chapters nationwideBUFFALO, Mo. — The Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation (QUWF) has announced a new insurance program designed to cover owned, rented, or borrowed equipment used on chapter habitat projects. This coverage provides QUWF chapters protection against damage or loss to equipment used in developing w ... Read More