PRATT – The opening of the eagerly anticipated Kansas deer season is almost upon us. Soon, resident hunters will be selecting which permit will provide them the best opportunity, utilizing the equipment they prefer most. Kansas’ “over-the-counter” deer permits will go on sale beginning August 1. Over-the-counter options for 2018 include the Res ... Read More

PRATT – The seven-member, non-partisan commission that serves as the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) regulatory body will meet Thursday, August 2, 2018 in Medicine Lodge to conduct a public meeting. The general public is encouraged and invited to attend the session, which will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Gyp Hills Guest ... Read More

PRATT – If you’ve looked at Kansas’ 2018 Fishing Forecast or followed the Weekly Fishing Reports at, you know that Kansas anglers have enjoyed amazing fishing this year. But have you ever wondered how this happens? The revenue from the fishing license you purchase, along with funding from the federal Wildlife and Sport Fish Resto ... Read More