Harbinger of fall scratches outdoor itchPRATT — Most hunters recognize September as the month when Kansas hunting seasons begin, and dove season, which opens Sept. 1 each year, usually comes to mind. However, several other hunting opportunities unfold in the first autumnal month, including rail, snipe, teal, archery antelope, muzzleloader deer ... Read More

Aquaria, taxidermy, live animals, cabin highlight exhibits this yearPRATT — The 2010 Kansas State Fair — Sept. 10-19 — offers a wide variety of sights, sounds, food, music, and other entertainment, but the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) brings a different kind of wild outdoor experience to the fair. The KDWP exhibit, located in ... Read More

Open for reservation year-round, cabins offer comfortable accommodations for anglers and huntersPRATT -— The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced the opening of two new fee cabins at Kingman State Fishing Lake, 7 miles west of Kingman on U.S. Highway 54. The two modern fee cabins overlook the lake, and the area charges ... Read More

First upland bird chapter based in IolaIOLA — The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) announced the formation of its first ever upland game bird chapter — the Kansas First Upland Pioneers Chapter — in Iola on Aug. 18. More than two dozen conservation-minded individuals wanted to form a NWTF chapter, but with the focus on upland game birds i ... Read More