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FLATHEAD HANDFISHING SEASON RUNS JUNE 15-AUG. 31

Limited season open on portions of Kansas and Arkansas riversPRATT — For a few rugged outdoorsmen who love nothing more than exploring rivers in summer, the Kansas handfishing season has become a much-anticipated adventure. The season runs June 15-Aug. 31, a time when those of strong nerve may catch flathead catfish using nothing but their han ... Read More


Memorial Day State Park
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND HERALDS BUSY SUMMER AT STATE PARKS

Most parks report increased attendance during 2010 holidayTOPEKA — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) reported record-breaking attendance during the Memorial Day weekend with more than 430,000 people visiting 25 state parks. El Dorado State Park reported the highest attendance with a visitor total topping 65,000. Several parks ... Read More


Kids Fishing
6TH ANNUAL GLEN ELDER YOUTH FISHING TOURNAMENT A SUCCESS

Event yields record number of youth and fishGLEN ELDER — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) hosted the 6th Annual Waconda Lake Youth Fishing Tournament at Glen Elder Reservoir on Saturday, June 5. A record number of young anglers (141) boarded boats and hit the water for a full day of fishing. The day began with a strong south ... Read More


FLINT HILLS GOBBLERS BANQUET AND AUCTION JUNE 19

Fundraiser supports spring youth turkey huntEMPORIA — The Flint Hills Gobblers Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) will be hosting its 15th Annual Hunting Heritage Banquet on Saturday, June 19, at the Guest House Inn & Convention Center, 2700 W. 18th Ave. in Emporia. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with a turkey dinner a ... Read More


FOURTH BIENNIAL COBLENTZ PRAIRIE FORAY JUNE 20

Rare plants, birds, and rock formations on the list of possible sightingsLAWRENCE — On June 20, the public is invited to enjoy the Fourth Biennial Coblentz Prairie Foray at 1 p.m. at Clinton Wildlife Area, near Lawrence. The event is an opportunity to explore the diverse native plants and uncommon birds of the glaciated tallgrass prairie near ... Read More