3/29/12

STATE PARK RESERVATION SYSTEM SHUTDOWN APRIL 1-16

March 29, 2012
New Outdoor Recreation Management System being installedPRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) reminds all state park users that parks will not take cabin, campsite, or other reservations from April 1-16. The shutdown will allow the agency to transition to a new reservation system called the Outdoor ... Read More


2012 SPRING TURKEY ATLAS NOW AVAILABLE

March 29, 2012
Publication shows all land open to spring turkey hunting; online version also availablePRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) has announced that the 2012 Kansas Spring Turkey Atlas is now available at KDWPT offices and license vendors around the state. An online version is currently available on the ... Read More


2012 NONRESIDENT DEER APPLICATION DEADLINE APRIL 27

March 29, 2012
Application deadline last Friday in April; no mail-in applications acceptedPRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) reminds all nonresident deer hunters that the application period for 2012 Kansas Deer permits is April 1-27 (closing the last Friday in April. All applications must be made online throug ... Read More


WILSON RESERVOIR, POST ROCK SCENIC BYWAY ACCESSIBLE DURING INTERCHANGE WORK

March 29, 2012
Parks users will have a short detour to access Wilson State ParkWILSON — A short detour will be required to visit the Wilson Reservoir area and the Post Rock Scenic Byway this travel season. Beginning in early April and ending in the fall, the I-70/K-232 interchange (Exit 206, Wilson/Lucas) will undergo reconstruction, but K-232 ... Read More


KDWPT BIOLOGISTS LOOK TO CULTIVATE 80 MILLION WALLEYE EGGS

March 29, 2012
Early spring walleye spawning attracts fisheries biologists as well as anglersPRATT — Historically, walleye were rare in Kansas, native to a few streams and rivers in the far eastern parts of a state with essentially no natural lakes. In the mid-20th century, however, lakes and reservoirs were built throughout the state, and the ... Read More


THREE-POLE PERMIT GIVES ANGLERS AN EDGE

March 29, 2012
Increase your angling odds for only $6.50 per yearPRATT — If you had the opportunity to pay just $6.50 a year to increase your odds of catching fish on rod and reel — possibly by 30 percent or more — would you take it? Many anglers would, and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) offers just that opportuni ... Read More