December 13, 2012Trout season is in full swing, providing great winter fishing fun
PRATT – The Kansas state record rainbow trout weighed 15.43 pounds. That’s not a typo; the official state record really weighed more than 15 pounds. Nicole Wilson caught it last March while fishing at Lake Shawnee in Topeka. Kansas trout fishing is a wintertime a ... Read More

December 15, 2012Online reservation system allows reservations up to a year in advancePRATT – If you’re making plans for next year’s state park fun, you can reserve your favorite campsite or cabin up to a year in advance, beginning AFTER 2:00 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16. You can also purchase your 2013 permits and licenses beginning Friday, December ... Read More

December 13, 2012Permits help conservation groups raise moneyPRATT – Seven numbers will be drawn by Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism commissioners at their scheduled public meeting in January. The numbers will represent state conservation organizations that applied for the coveted Commission Big Game permits, which can be auctioned off to rai ... Read More