PRATT – One hundred and thirty resident firearm Either-species, Either-sex deer permits are left after the computer drawing was completed in July. The leftover permits are valid during the firearm deer season, Nov. 28-Dec. 9, 2018, in the Eastern Mule Deer Zone, which includes Deer Management Units (DMU) 3, 7, 4, 5, and 16. A limited number of ... Read More

PRATT – Opening day of the 2018 dove season is coming and there’s good reason Kansas families are blocking off the weekend of Sept. 1-2: it’s a great introductory season for new hunters. Youth don’t have to battle winter temperatures, cart around dozens of decoys, or own any special equipment to hunt doves. Apart from a location, all youth hunt ... Read More

TOPEKA – Kansas Game Wardens have been targeting Perry Reservoir for Boating Under the Influence (BUI) violations in response to safety concerns. Nine arrests for BUI have been made this summer at Perry, including three this past weekend. Perry Reservoir, located just 20 miles northeast of Topeka, likely receives the heaviest boating ... Read More

PRATT – Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism public hunting areas are managed to provide optimum wildlife habitat, but area managers often go above and beyond to benefit hunters. These efforts can be especially evident on Sept. 1, when the migratory dove season opens. At select wildlife areas around the state, managers turn designat ... Read More