PRATT – If someone wishes you a “crappie day” this time of year and you’re an angler, you accept that wish with a smile. It’s a good thing. Crappie anglers wait all year for late April and early May when water temperatures in Kansas lakes warm to the high 50s and low 60s. That brings one of our most popular sport fish to shallow water to spawn, ... Read More

PRATT – Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) staff will be hosting a series of informational meetings to hear public input on duck hunting zone boundaries in the Kansas Low Plains Early, Late and Southeast Zones. Anyone interested is encouraged to attend one of the informational nights listed below.Potential changes to the c ... Read More

WICHITA – A frontier-themed OK Kids Day event will be held at the Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E 29th Street North, Wichita, Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. All ages are invited to attend. Activities include fishing, archery, crafts, live animals, games, vintage photo station, fun-filled presentations, and more. Guests will be present ... Read More

MEADE – If you’re in need of a family-friendly outdoor activity for your children, consider bringing them to Meade State Park’s annual OK Kids Day on Saturday, May 9 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Open to children of all ages, the free event will include fun activities such as fishing, wingshooting, archery, crafts, a treasure hunt, sandcastle contest, p ... Read More