3/13/08

FISHING INFORMATION NIGHTS VIDEOS AVAILABLE ONLINE

Videos of KDWP events may be viewed on web at www.kdwp.state.ks.us PRATT -- Throughout March, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has conducted a number of public events around the state to educate anglers. Called "Fishing Information Nights," the events have featured experts on fishing and focused on fishing prospec ... Read More


NEW REPORT REVEALS THAT HUNTING, SHOOTING GEAR SALES TOPS GOLF

Hunting and firearms-related gear second only to exercise equipment
in sports-related sales NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Fore! Outdoor sportsmen and women are playing through. According to data released by the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA), hunting- and shooting-related equipment sales have out-driven golf. New statistics show that hunti ... Read More


YOUTH TURKEY HUNT MARCH APRIL 5

Hunters 16 and younger invited; registration deadline March 28 COUNCIL GROVE -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) -- in cooperation with area chapters of the National Wild Turkey Federation and Quail Unlimited, as well as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -- is conducting a special turkey hunt April 5 near Council Grove. Yout ... Read More


FISHING SEASON HOLDS POSSIBLITY FOR NEW RECORDS

One record set in 2008; Master Angler Awards available
for trophy catches that are not state records PRATT -- Most Kansas anglers love to just catch fish, but most dream about catching that once-in-a-lifetime state record fish. In 2007, only one record was broken among the 36 species of fish for which the Kansas Department of Wildlife and ... Read More


2008 SPRING TURKEY ATLAS AVAILABLE ONLINE

Atlas listing all public and walk-in land available online;
hard copies due in late March PRATT -- This spring, turkey season for youth and disabled hunters will run concurrently with the archery only season, April 1-8. The regular season (all permits valid and shotguns or bows allowed) opens April 9 and runs through May 31. To help hunter ... Read More