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SPRING TURKEY HUNTING ATLAS MEGA-MAP OF WHERE TO HUNT

PRATT – You’ve got your turkey permit purchased, your slate call packed, and you’ve brought your tom and hen decoys out of hibernation – all you need is the perfect place to hunt. Lucky for you, there’s the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT)2015 Spring Turkey Hunting Atlas.Available online now at ksoutdoors.com and soon ... Read More


TRAPPING SEASONS TO CLOSE, RUNNING SEASON OPENS

Feb. 26, 2015Beavers and otters may be trapped through March 31PRATT – The 2014 trapping season is coming to a close, and just as one season closes, another season will open. Beavers and otters may still be trapped through March 31, but the trapping season for other furbearers ended Feb. 15.  On March 1, the running season, an eight-month ... Read More


LIGHT GOOSE CONSERVATION ORDER EXTENDS HUNTING SEASON

Feb. 19, 2015Goose hunters pursuing snow, Ross’ geese may hunt through April 30PRATT — For some waterfowl hunters, seasons seem to come and go all too fast. It may feel like hunters and their canine companions have just warmed up when the regular seasons close. However, hunters looking to enjoy a few more weeks afield hunting geese can particip ... Read More


ONE IN THREE DEER HUNTERS TO RECEIVE E-MAIL SURVEY

Feb. 12, 2015Effective deer management requires hunter participation in surveysPRATT – One third of the hunters who pursued deer during the 2014-2015 season will be randomly-selected to receive an e-mail survey from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) this month. Because biologists depend on the data gathered to make de ... Read More


DON’T MISS OUT ON LATE-SEASON WATERFOWL HUNTS

Jan. 1, 2015Don’t store your waders; late season hunts can still prove fruitfulPRATT — Most hunting seasons, including those for ducks, deer and upland birds, will come to a close soon, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to stow away your gear yet. Kansas has several seasons to keep you hunting through January, and goose hunting opportunities that ... Read More