Dec. 4, 2014Joint effort will check drivers’ licenses and possession of wildlifeTOPEKA – Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism (KDWPT) game wardens and Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) troopers will conduct a joint checkpoint in south central Kansas in early December. The firearms deer season will open December 3, pheasant and ... Read More

Dec. 4, 2014Voluntary electronic deer registration allows hunters to transport a carcass without a head attachedPRATT – Recovering a deer following a hunt is a prized moment for any hunter, but in all the excitement, it can be easy to forget the steps to follow after a harvest. One important regulation deer hunters should be aware of is deer mu ... Read More

Dec. 4, 2014One phone call can help catch wildlife thievesPRATT – Countless wildlife, especially big game, will be illegally killed at the hands of poachers this season and unfortunately, these criminals are tough to catch. Game wardens work tirelessly to track down the men and women allegedly responsible for these crimes, but often a lack of e ... Read More

Dec. 4, 2014Fourteen wildlife areas currently utilize the system, more to comePRATT – Since Sept. 1, hunters using select Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) wildlife areas have been able to obtain free daily hunt permits electronically through the iSportsman system. To date, more than 4,500 individuals have registered for ... Read More