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Recent Updates

This is a list of the last 75 updates to the website.

GAME WARDENS BUSY FOR PHEASANT/QUAIL SEASON OPENER

November 10, 2014No injury or fatal hunting incidents were reported TOPEKA, Kan.– Game wardens with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) reported a number of violations during the opening weekend of the pheasant and quail regular season which began November 8. The weekend reporting period ran from 7:00 p.m. on Frida ... Read More


ETHAN CARROLL MEMORIAL COYOTE CALLING CONTEST

Nov. 6, 2014Event to honor young outdoorsman, support 4-H shooting sports PRATT ­– To honor the life of a young outdoorsman and past 4-H Shooting Sports member, members of the Morris County Sharp Shooters club invite hunters to join them for the annual Ethan Carroll Memorial Coyote Calling Contest Nov. 29. The event will be based at the Mo ... Read More


IT’S WHOOPING CRANE TIME

Oct. 30. 2014Rare whooping cranes make appearance in KansasPRATT – Four adult whooping cranes were spotted on Oct. 28 at Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area in Barton County but were gone by the next day. They are part of the only sustaining wild population estimated at 250 birds. Whooping cranes from this population will fly through the state in up ... Read More


KDWPT HOLDS LAST COMMISSION MEETING OF 2014

Oct. 23, 2014Commissioners vote to do away with floatline fishing permitsPRATT – Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism commissioners engaged in lively discussion and voted on several regulations relating to fishing and more at the Oct. 16 public hearing in Salina. For those that were unable to attend, a video of the meeting can be seen at ksoutdoo ... Read More


2014 DOVE HUNTING OPPORTUNITIES

August 21, 2014Kansas hunting license and HIP permit required to hunt dovesPRATT ­– Dove season is almost here and with more than 45 locations across the state with public dove hunting sites available, there’s no shortage of opportunities for hunters. From Sept. 1 - Oct. 31 and Nov. 1-9, hunters can hunt mourning, white-winged, Eurasian-collare ... Read More


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