October 18, 2012Milford’s “Gathering Pond” will switch to winter hours on Nov. 1PRATT— The Milford Hatchery Supply Lake, known locally as the Gathering Pond, below Milford Reservoir Dam reopened last March, and was open from 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Beginning Nov. 1, the supply lake will be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, except for holidays and during incleme ... Read More

October 18, 2012
Votes for the Kansas Quail Initiative could bring $25,000 grant to programYou can help Kansas bobwhite quail with just the click of your mouse. Sportdog Brand, a company that produces electronic dog training equipment, is asking the public to help select conservation projects that they can support with additional funding.Sportd ... Read More

October 18, 2012Fisheries biologists sample lakes to learn about sport fish populations
PRATT—Kansas bass anglers can get a sneak peek of where the best fishing hot spots are this year. The 2013 Kansas Fishing Forecast won’t be available until next March, but this fall’s test data on largemouth bass is already in. Each fall, Kansas fisheries bi ... Read More

October 18, 2012First year for new trout season opening dayPRATT—The 2012 trout season opens Nov. 1 when select waters across the state will be stocked with trout for the popular winter fishing activity. The trout season has traditionally opened Oct. 15 and closed April 15. However, in recent years, stockings in some waters were delayed because ... Read More