6/5/08

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NEW KANSAS STATE LARGEMOUTH BASS RECORD CONFIRMED
KDWP STREAM SURVEY CREWS INCORPORATE NEW PROGRAMS
WILDLIFE & PARKS OFFERS LANDOWNERS $$$ FOR HUNTING ACCESS
HANDFUL OF ANGLERS ANTICIPATE NOODLIN' SEASONLOVEWELL STATE PARK OFFERS FREE FISHING WEEKEND AND KIDS FISHING DERBY Read More


NEW KANSAS STATE LARGEMOUTH BASS RECORD CONFIRMED

14-year-old Scammon youth landed monster May 3 PRATT -- A new Kansas state record largemouth bass was caught in a private strip pit in Cherokee County on May 3 and has been certified by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP). Fourteen-year-old Tyson Hallam, of Scammon, took the trophy fish during the West Mineral Eagles Fishing T ... Read More


KDWP STREAM SURVEY CREWS INCORPORATE NEW PROGRAMS

Stream health surveys now involve local groups, larger streams PRATT -- Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) stream survey crews will survey streams and rivers throughout Kansas this summer, adding information to a database that helps assess and monitor the overall conditions of these waterways. These assessments are annual underta ... Read More


WILDLIFE & PARKS OFFERS LANDOWNERS $$$ FOR HUNTING ACCESS

Deadline July 1; payments have increased; additional prairie signup offered PRATT -- Landowners interested in the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks’ (KDWP) Walk-In Hunting Access Program (WIHA) -- which pays landowners to allow hunting access on their land -- are reminded that the deadline for enrollment is July 1. The WIHA program, wh ... Read More


HANDFUL OF ANGLERS ANTICIPATE NOODLIN' SEASON

Handfishing season runs June 15-Aug. 31; only flathead catfish may be taken;
other restrictions apply PRATT -- The Kansas handfishing season -- often referred to as "noodling" -- opens June 15, and die-hard outdoorsmen are looking forward to the opportunity to take flathead catfish using this unconventional method. Although such ... Read More


LOVEWELL STATE PARK OFFERS FREE FISHING WEEKEND AND KIDS FISHING DERBY

Derby participants could win $200, drawing prizes for all WEBBER -- Free Fishing Weekend for the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) is set for Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8. Fishing licenses are not required to fish any Kansas waters for these two days, and staff at Lovewell State Park are taking advantage of this opportunit ... Read More