PRATT – Leavenworth State Fishing Lake, a 160-acre fishing lake 3 miles west and 1.5 miles north of Tonganoxie in Leavenworth County, is being drawn down so that work on the spillway can be completed. The drawdown has started and the lake level will eventually be dropped 8 feet below normal level.The lake will remain open to anglers and paddle ... Read More

PRATT – The application period for Kansas firearm and muzzleloader antelope hunting permits will close Friday, June 8 at midnight. Resident hunters must apply online for the limited number of permits allocated in three western Kansas management units, which correspond with Deer Management Units 2, 17 and 18.For the Oct. 1-8, 2018 muzzleloader s ... Read More

PRATT – The Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 East 29th St N, Wichita, will host a Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) Commission Meetingon Thursday, June 21, 2018. Members of the public are invited to attend both the afternoon session beginning at 1 p.m. and recessing at 5 p.m., and the evening session beginning at 6:30 p.m ... Read More