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8/9/12

MANAGED FIELDS EXCELLENT FOR SEPT. 1 DOVE OPENER

Aug. 9, 2012
KDWPT-managed areas are magnets for elusive mourning dovesPRATT — Many hunters view Sept. 1 as the opening of hunting season, with dove season beginning on that day. It’s been a blistering hot, dry summer, but mourning doves seem to thrive in hot, dry weather, and Kansas hunters should have no problem finding this acrobat game bir ... Read More


6TH ANNUAL TJ’S MEMORIAL YOUTH DEER HUNT SEPT. 8-9

Aug. 9, 2012
Youth ages 10-16 invited to participate in guided hunt; application deadline Aug. 25ELLIS — Thanks to the success of last year’s TJ’s Memorial Youth Deer Hunt, Hunting Heritage Group and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) will host the 6th Annual TJ’s Memorial Youth Deer Hunt during the special youth and ... Read More


KINGMAN STATE FISHING LAKE TO BE DRAINED FOR REHAB

Aug. 9, 2012
Shoreline and fishery improvements scheduled; no fish salvage allowedKINGMAN — In an effort to improve fishing and eliminate an expanding white perch population — an aquatic nuisance species (ANS) — Kingman State Fishing Lake (SFL) is scheduled to be drained and renovated this fall. Periodic renovations are standard practice in sm ... Read More


DAILY HUNTING PERMITS REQUIRED AT MELVERN WILDLIFE AREA

Aug. 9, 2012
Free permits will help with game managementMELVERN — In an attempt to gather better information regarding how game populations respond to management activities and hunter harvest, Melvern Wildlife Area and Lyon State Fishing Lake will require daily hunting permits beginning Sept. 1. Melvern Wildlife Area is a popular destination f ... Read More