KDWP waterfowl reports reveal latest information on ducks and geese in KansasPRATT — Waterfowl season is upon us, and hunters have patterned shotguns and restrung decoys in preparation. But there’s no more important piece of “equipment” than knowledge of where the ducks (and geese) are hanging out. To provide this all-important hunting informa ... Read More

Fall angling techniques make autumn time for both rod and gunPRATT — Although many outdoorsmen and women have already hunted some game by late October, and others are thinking of nothing but upland game seasons, avid anglers bide their time and enjoy fishing on mild autumn days. This time of year, fish are hungry and feeding continually in pre ... Read More

Commission public hearing held in GoodlandGOODLAND—At the public hearing portion of the October 14 meeting in Goodland, Kansas Wildlife and Parks commissioners approved a variety of proposed regulation changes. Commissioners voted to approve a proposal to increase the number of spring turkey permits in Unit 4 to 500. Unit 4, which is the south ... Read More

Costume contest, haunted trail, trolley rides, chili supper highlight eventMEADE — The Friends of Meade State Park will host “Halloween in the Park” on Oct. 23. Events will start at 4 p.m. and include a chili/stew supper at the visitor center, where donations will be taken. Kids are invited to wear their scariest Halloween outfits for a costum ... Read More

December and January hunts for youth who have never harvested a deer; application deadline Nov. 2ST. MARYS — On Dec. 1-12 and Jan. 1-9, 2011, Westar Energy's Green Team will offer guided deer hunts at Jeffrey Energy Center near St. Marys. The hunts are for youth 12 years and older who have not harvested a deer. Youth must be accompanied by a p ... Read More