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Recent Updates

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

KANOPOLIS LAKE WATERFOWL BLIND PERMIT DRAWING

August 21, 2014Twenty-five hunting blinds will be availablePRATT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake will host its annual waterfowl blind permit drawing Saturday, September 6 at 1:30 p.m. The drawing will be conducted at the Kanopolis Lake U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Information Center at 105 Riverside Drive, below the Kanopol ... Read More


WESTAR ENERGY GREEN TEAM YOUTH DOVE HUNT

August 21, 2014Hunt to take place weekend following Labor Day TOPEKA – What better way for kiddos to gain hunting dove hunting experience than to embark on a guided hunt over managed sunflower and wheat fields? The Westar Energy Green Team is hosting its annual youth dove hunt the second weekend of September to kick off dove season, and ar ... Read More


ELECTRONIC DAILY HUNT PERMITS REQUIRED AT SOME WILDLIFE AREAS

August 21, 2014Free hunt permits help managers optimize opportunitiesPRATT – Beginning Sept. 1, 2014, hunters using select Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism-managed wildlife areas will be able to get their free daily hunt permits electronically. Kansas hunters are accustomed to obtaining free daily hunting permits at some public ... 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


NORTHWEST KANSAS OUTDOOR SKILLS DAY AUGUST 23

August 14, 2014Lunch and supplies will be provided at no cost during this eventCOLBY ­– Where can you learn about shotguns, muzzleloaders, archery and furharvesting all in one place? It’s all there at the 14th Annual Northwest Kansas Youth Outdoor Skills Day. Open to youth age 17 and under, the annual event provides youth with a variety of outd ... Read More


KANSAS HAS RECORD YEAR FOR HUNTING SAFETY

July 31, 2014Six reported hunting incidents in 2013 marks lowest number since records have been keptPRATT ­– Kansas has a lot of to offer hunters. Abundant wildlife, a multitude of hunting opportunities, and diverse landscapes are just a few of the things that make Kansas truly a hunter’s paradise. And while it’s always been a safe place to hun ... Read More


DOVE FIELD #1 AT CLINTON UNDER SPECIAL HUNTS FOR OPENING DAY

July 17, 2014Hunters will be required to draw for access to this field for Sept.1 only PRATT – It’s no gamble to say that Sept. 1, opening day of dove season, holds an important spot on most Kansas hunters’ calendars. The weather is nice, birds are in flight, and it’s the first opportunity of the season to trade a clay target for the “real ... Read More


9/13/14 - Heartland Warrior Benefit Open Bass Tournament
Bass Tournament
(Clinton State Park Boat Ramp #2)

9/5/14 - 9/6/14: Washington Co. - Mahaska
Hunter Ed Course
(Mahaska City Hall)

Part-time seasonal position at Milford Wildlife Area Part-time seasonal position at Milford Wildlife Area 40.02 kB

(Closes September 19, 2014)

8/23/14 - Saline Co. - Salina THIS CLASS IS FULL
Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session
(Smokey Hill ANG Range )

9/6/14 - 9/7/14: Barton Co. -Great Bend
Hunter Ed Course
(Cheyenne Bottoms Education Center)

10/17/14 - 10/18/14: Neosho Co. - Chanute
Hunter Ed Course
(Elks Lake)

9/21/14 - 10/12/14: Chase Co. - Cottonwood Falls
Hunter Ed Course
(Croy Furniture)

OSBORNE HOSTS NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS OUTDOOR YOUTH FAIR

August 18, 2014Popular outdoor youth event provides variety of experiences OSBORNE – If it’s fun and you can do it outdoors, you’ll find it at the North Central Kansas Outdoor Youth Fair, September 6 in Osborne.  The event, which begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m., is limited to youth ages 17 and younger (all those 14 and younger mus ... Read More