Sept. 26, 2013Joint effort will check drivers’ licenses and possession of wildlifeTOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism (KDWPT), KHP and local law enforcement will conduct a joint checkpoint in central Kansas in early October. The fall turkey season starts October 1, and the regular big duck season starts October 5. The ... Read More

Sept. 26, 2013 Each hunter will have the opportunity to harvest at least four birds during this free hunt HAYS – The Smoky Hill Pheasants Forever (PF) chapter, in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, Pheasant Run Control Shooting Area, and the Hunting Heritage Group, Inc. will host its 8th annual yout ... Read More

Sept. 26, 2013 Eligible hunters can choose from nearly 640 special hunts during this second drawing PRATT – Hunters have until Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 at 9 a.m. to apply for the 2013 fall/winter special hunts drawing. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Special Hunts Program offers hunters the opportunity to ... Read More

Sept. 26, 2013Plan is alternative to federal Endangered Species Act listing TOPEKA – The fourth draft of a comprehensive conservation plan for the lesser prairie-chicken has been submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for endorsement, a plan offered by the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) and state wildlife age ... Read More

September 26, 2013A long season and generous bag limit make fall turkey hunting attractive PRATT – Ever heard of a turkey hunting dog? How about a “kee-kee-run” call? If you’re like most Kansans, you probably haven’t. Fall turkey hunting doesn’t have the same tradition with Kansas hunters as spring hunting does. And that may be one of the reaso ... Read More