PRATT – Fisheries biologists with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will conduct a study during the month of May at Cheney and El Dorado Reservoirs examining the age and sex of angler-harvested walleye. Windshield cards will be placed on vehicles at the two reservoirs during the month of May, asking anglers who harvest walley ... Read More

PRATT – There’s not much today you can get for free, especially a weekend’s worth of entertainment for the whole family, but thanks to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, there’s an exception to this – Free Fishing Weekend.The 2016 Free Fishing Weekend will take place June 4 and 5 and is the perfect opportunity to introduce ot ... Read More

PRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) is working with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to remove carp from Milford Reservoir. Research indicates large numbers of carp can increase the potential for harmful blue-green algae blooms because of the sediment the fish stir up while feeding.KDWPT fisheries ... Read More

CHENEY – Anyone 18 or older with an interest in “riding the wind” or gliding down a Kansas lake or reservoir in style is a perfect candidate for the Ninnescah Sailing Association’s (NSA) “Learn to Sail” program. Open to members and non-members, the program is led by experienced, certified U.S. Sailing instructors who will share their knowledge ... Read More