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TROPHY TURKEY PROGRAM RECOGNIZES BIG GOBBLERS

PRATT – Big game and turkey hunters love to compare the animals they take. Most trophy-class animals are older and more difficult to hunt, presenting a unique challenge many hunters enjoy. Deer hunters, for example, use well-known scoring formulas to compare antlers based on size and symmetry. Turkey hunters are no different, and those who take ... Read More


KANSAS WILDLIFE, PARKS AND TOURISM COMMISSION APPROVES 2015-2016 BIG GAME HUNTING SEASONS

PRATT – The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission approved the 2015-2016 big game hunting seasons during  the public hearing portion of the March 26 meeting in Topeka. Deer season dates were approved as follows:
Youth/Disabled – Sept. 5-13, 2015.
Muzzleloader – Sept. 14-27, 2015.
Archery – Sept. 14-Dec. 31, 2015.
Pre-rut Firea ... Read More


PUBLIC LAND TURKEY HUNTERS ENCOURAGED TO USE ISPORTSMAN

PRATT – Turkeys can be unpredictable – one minute they’re off in the distance, the next minute they’re approaching you from behind. Every minute counts during turkey season, and time spent filling out a traditional daily hunt permit card could mean the difference between a good hunt and a great hunt. Optimize your time afield this spring by uti ... Read More


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


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