5/21/09

KDWP News, 5/21/09


2009 PRONGHORN ANTELOPE PERMIT APPLICATIONS ONLINE ONLY
FREE FISHING FOR EVERYONE ON JUNE 6-7
"RESCUING" YOUNG WILDLIFE LEADS TO TRAGEDYATTENTION HUNTERS: THE TOMS ARE STILL GOBBLING Read More


2009 PRONGHORN ANTELOPE PERMIT APPLICATIONS ONLINE ONLY

Application deadline is June 12 for firearms, muzzleloader permits; no paper applications acceptedPRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced that there will be no paper applications or mail-in forms for 2009 antelope permits. All applications must be submitted online by clicking "License/Permits" on the ... Read More


FREE FISHING FOR EVERYONE ON JUNE 6-7

No fishing license required during Free Fishing Days; scout hotspots onlinePRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced that 2009 Free Fishing Days will be June 6-7, in coordination with National Fishing Week. On these days, anglers of all ages may fish without a fishing license. Ordinarily, nonresidents 16 or olde ... Read More


"RESCUING" YOUNG WILDLIFE LEADS TO TRAGEDY

Public cautioned to leave young wildlife alone; mother is almost always nearbyPRATT -- Twenty years ago, the term "Bambi Syndrome" was circulated frequently in the press, and while you don't see the term much these days, the problem still persists: well-meaning Kansans see deer fawns or other wildlife by themselves and assume that th ... Read More


ATTENTION HUNTERS: THE TOMS ARE STILL GOBBLING

Late-season toms can make exciting quarry PRATT -- It's late May, and many outdoorsmen and women have given up on turkey hunting in favor of fishing or other pursuits. But if you haven't filled your turkey permit, don't give up. All late-season toms belong to the lonely-hearts club because most hens have been bred, making mates harder to find. ... Read More