August 28, 2014Youth invited for day of shotgun shooting, food, and prizesPRATT– The 22nd Kinsley Kids Klassic, an annual trapshooting event, will be held Saturday, Sept 20. The event is open to youth shooters through high school age, including 2014 graduates. Cost to attend is $25 and includes 100 targets, lunch, event t-shirt and door prize. ... Read More

August 28, 20142014 duck and goose seasons set by Wildlife, Parks and Tourism CommissionGREAT BEND – On Thursday, August 21, the Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission heard 2014 duck and goose season recommendations, considered public comment and approved the following seasons.DUCKSHigh Plains Duck Zone: Oct. 11-Dec. 8, 2014 and Dec. 20 ... Read More

August 28, 2014Youth age 17 and younger and novice hunters can hunt free of competition Sept. 1 at BrzonPRATT ­– In an effort to provide youth and novice hunters with quality hunting opportunities, the Brzon Wildlife Area in Republic County is reserved on Sept. 1. In preparation for the upcoming dove season, several sunflower fields have been p ... Read More

August 28, 2014Safety key to successful holiday on busy lakesPRATT – Labor Day weekend is the last big outdoor holiday at Kansas lakes, and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) reminds boaters that being safe on the water is key to an enjoyable weekend. Overall, boating is a very safe outdoor pursuit, but it only takes o ... Read More

August 28, 2014Registered youth will enjoy a weekend filled with all things wildPRATT ­– The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is hosting the 2014 Kansas State JAKES (Juveniles Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics, and Skills) Camp September 13 and 14 at White Memorial Camp, six miles north of Council Grove. All interested youth 17 and younger are ... Read More