PRATT – Five-hundred Unit 4 spring turkey permits will be available to Kansas residents for the 2018 season and the deadline to apply is Feb. 9, 2018. Kansas hunters age 15 and under may purchase a spring turkey permit (valid statewide) over the counter or online; they do not need to enter the Unit 4 draw. To apply for a Unit 4 spring turkey pe ... Read More

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism are issuing revised fish consumption advisories for 2018. The advisories identify types of fish or other aquatic animals that should be eaten in limited quantities or, in some cases, avoided altogether because of contaminatio ... Read More

PRATT – It’s been several years since Kansas has experienced prolonged deep-freeze weather, and you can bet anglers who love to icefish are anxious to give it a try. However, anyone planning to venture out on a frozen lake should refresh themselves with ice safety rules.The first rule is to wait for at least 4 inches of clear, hard ice before w ... Read More

PRATT ­– The Kansas Alliance for Wetlands and Streams (KAWS) invites landowners, land managers and the public to attend the 2018 Playa Lakes Tour and Workshop Jan. 9-10, 2018 in Colby. This two-day informational event will be broken into two parts: a field tour of Wallace and Greeley Counties on Jan. 9 and a workshop on Jan. 10 featuring specia ... Read More