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Recent Updates

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

Seasonal Positions at Clinton Wildllife Area Seasonal Positions at Clinton Wildllife Area 41.07 kB

(closes March 28, 2015 or when filled)

Fall River Access

There are 17 miles of public river access beginning at Hwy.99 bridge.

15TH ANNUAL COUNCIL GROVE YOUTH TURKEY HUNT

COUNCIL GROVE – Youth age 11-16 who have an interest in learning how to hunt turkeys are eligible to apply for one of the coveted spots in the 15th Annual Council Grove Youth Turkey Hunt. Lucky young hunters will hunt with experienced mentors on April 4, during the youth turkey season. Deadline for registration is March 20. The hunt is sponsore ... Read More


KANSAS PADDLEFISH SEASON OPENS MARCH 15

PRATT – Have you ever considered paddlefish snagging? Whether you answered yes or no, consider this a “sign” that this is your year to try it. Hooking one of these pre-historic-looking giants on the end of your line is one of the most unique fishing opportunities Kansas has to offer, and if you’ve yet to give it a go, it’s time to change that. ... 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


FOSSIL HIKE AT TUTTLE CREEK STATE PARK

PRATT – Whether you’re looking for a reason to get outside or your child is in need of a unique “show and tell” item for school, consider participating in a fossil hike on March 8 at Tuttle Creek State Park from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.The fossils were discovered after a series of floods in 1993 exposed a “canyon” below the overflow spillway of Tuttle C ... Read More


2015 GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT BEGINS FEB. 13

Jan. 22, 2015Fifteen minutes or more of bird watching is all participants need to participatePRATT – In lieu of conducting the Backyard Bird Feeder Survey this year, bird watchers around the state are asked to participate in the annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) taking place Feb. 13-16. The GBBC is an annual four-day event that engages bi ... Read More


SUPPORT NONGAME SPECIES WITH TAX DONATION

Jan. 1, 2015Nongame wildlife make up more than ninety-nine percent of all species in KansasPRATT – More than 4,500 birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians, crustaceans and mollusks are considered nongame species, or species that are not trapped, fished, or hunted, in Kansas. We share our state with hummingbirds and herons, bats and butterfli ... Read More


ONE HUNDRED SPECIAL HUNTS OFFERED FOR SPRING TURKEY

Feb. 5, 2015Interested hunters have until Feb. 23 to applyPRATT – If you’re looking to make some memories this spring turkey season but are unsure where to go for a quality hunt, explore the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s Special Hunts Program. Special Hunts provide access to public and private lands that are not open to unr ... Read More


NEW FISH ATTRACTORS FOR KANSAS LAKES

Jan. 29, 2015Synthetic structures are forty-eight cubic feet and can last more than 10 years PRATT ­– Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) fisheries staff will be launching a new program to increase the amount of fish-attracting structures in Kansas lakes. Traditionally, biologists have used cut trees to create brush pi ... Read More


Alternate Route

Alternate Route to Narrows

FLRR Alternate Route

Alternate route to narrows.

Fall River Access

4/25/15 - 4/26/15: McPherson Co. - McPherson
Hunter Ed Course
(McPherson Extension Office)

4/11/15 - 4/12/15: McPherson Co. - McPherson
Hunter Ed Course
(McPherson Extension Office)