PRATT – Most veteran waterfowl hunters treasure the early teal season that will open in a couple weeks. However, those less familiar with duck hunting are sometimes confused by the early season and wonder why there is such a short season on teal. First, let’s get one thing straight: teal are ducks; they’re the smallest duck species we hunt, and ... Read More

PRATT – Two Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) publications hunters anxiously wait for each summer are now available: The 2018 Kansas Hunting and Furharvesting Regulations Summary, and the 2018 Kansas Hunting Atlas. Both publications are available online at and are being shipped to hundreds of license ve ... Read More

JAMESTOWN – Waterfowl hunters planning a visit to Jamestown Wildlife Area this season will notice construction equipment and new infrastructure. And while select areas may be closed to hunting due to construction, opportunities still exist.Huntable habitat can be found on the south end of the property throughout the waterfowl season. Staff will ... Read More