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STATE FISHING LAKES OFFER GREAT SUMMER OUTINGS

May 24, 2012
Survey indicates highly-satisfied Memorial Day weekend visitorsPRATT — Looking for a peaceful, uncrowded summer weekend outdoor experience? Try one of the more than 40 Kansas state fishing lakes. Anglers surveyed who fished state fishing lakes reported low levels of crowding, high satisfaction, and sufficient access from shore at ... Read More


FIREARM ANTELOPE APPLICATION DEADLINE JUNE 8

May 24, 2012
Applications accepted only online; archery permits over the counter July 25PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) is accepting applications for the resident firearm and muzzleloader antelope permit drawing. Applications may be submitted online through the KDWPT website, ksoutdoors.com. Click "Lic ... Read More


“RESCUING” YOUNG FAWNS AGAINST THE LAW

May 24, 2012
Taking fawns from wild is usually a death sentencePRATT — Recently, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) staff have received numerous reports of individuals taking young fawns from the wild and either attempting to raise them or taking them to licensed wildlife rehabilitators. KDWPT reminds everyone that pickin ... Read More


HORTON MISSION LAKE EAST RENOVATION COMPLETE

May 24, 2012
Revitalized fishery, improved water quality, new facilities enhance lakeHORTON — Renovation of Horton Mission Lake East (½ mile north of Highway 20 on the east edge of Horton) is complete, and it is time to get out and enjoy this revitalized fishery. Mission Lake was opened to fishing on May 23.Since the fishery was cleaned out la ... Read More


KDWPT OFFERS FREE FISHING DAYS JUNE 2-3

May 24, 2012
Everyone may fish without a license; scout hotspots onlinePRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) will offer 2012 Free Fishing Days on June 2-3, helping launch the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation’s (RBFF) National Fishing Week, June 2-10. On the weekend of June 2-3, anglers of all ages may ... Read More


LIFE JACKETS KEY TO CHILD SAFETY ON WATER

May 24, 2012
National Safe Boating Week raises awareness of water safety issues prior to Memorial Day WeekendTOPEKA — Whether part of a vacation or an ordinary summer day, boating can be fun for the entire family — as long as everyone remains safe. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that an estimated 85 percent of boating-related drownings could be ... Read More