Statewide summary helps anglers find fishing hotspots PRATT — Each year, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks posts an online tool that answers every angler’s most pressing question: “Where can I find the best fishing?” For some, this means the best shot at a species-specific lunker of a lifetime; for others, it may just [...]
Upland bird and waterfowl seasons have been open for more than two months, but there’s still time for quality hunts. Quail, pheasant, prairie chicken (Northwest and East units), and fall turkey seasons are open through Jan. 31, and rabbit and squirrel seasons provide additional opportunities for the avid hunter.
New youth hunting and/or fishing licenses available Dec. 15 PRATT — Beginning Dec. 15, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks will offer a resident multi-year youth hunting and fishing licenses, providing convenience and saving money for young hunters and anglers. The new youth licenses will be available for resident youth age 16 through 20. [...]
First Wednesday after Thanksgiving traditional opening date PRATT —The 2010 Kansas firearms deer season opened yesterday and runs through Sunday, Dec. 12. In 2009, KDWP issued more than 80,000 Any-Season White-tailed Either-Sex Deer permits to Kansas residents. In addition, more than 27,000 Nonresident White-tailed Either-Sex Deer permits were issued. Combined with the number of Antlerless-Only [...]
Youth pheasant and quail season Nov. 6-7, regular season opens Nov. 13 PRATT — The Kansas youth pheasant and quail season runs Nov. 6-7, and many adult hunters are set to use this time not only to pass the hunting tradition on but to stretch their legs, scout fields, and work dogs. During these two [...]