PRATT ­– Every angler loves to show off photos of the big fish they catch. It’s a sign they are skillful or lucky, or both; and, if your fish is truly trophy-class, you can get a certificate that will commemorate your catch for years to come. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Master Angler Award program recognizes a ... Read More

PRATT – No one likes ticks. They crawl on us, bury their mouth parts in our skin and they suck our blood. What’s to like? To make matters worse, they can also transmit bloodborne diseases such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease, and neither of them should be taken lightly. The best way to prevent either disease is to stop ticks be ... Read More

PRATT – Entries are being accepted for the 2018 “Wild About Kansas” photo contest hosted by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. If you’ve snapped a neat photo or two related to Kansas wildlife, outdoor recreation, hunting, fishing, or local landscapes, consider participating the 6th annual contest by 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 14, 201 ... Read More