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Recent Updates

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

10/24/15 - Haunted Trail
Haunted Trail
(Hedgewood Trail at Pomona State Park)

8/22/15 - Retro Weekend - Vintage Camper Show and Car Show
Vintage Camper Show and Car Show
(Kansa Campground - Pomona State Park)

7/4/15 - Free Coffee and Donuts
Free Coffee and Donuts by Friends of Pomona State Park
(Pomona State Park)

7/4/15 - 4th of July Fireworks
4th of July Fireworks
(Pomona State Park)

6/6/15 - Kid's Fishing Derby
Kid's Fishing Derby
(Boat Ramp #2)

5/24/15 - Biscuit & Gravy Feed
Biscuit & Gravy Feed
(Southwind Shelter House)

3/29/15 - Anderson Co. - Garnett
Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session
(Optimist Youth Building, North Lake)

4/9/15 - 4/12/15: Johnson Co. - Olathe
Hunter Ed Course
(Centerfire Shooting Sports)

FISHERIES NEWSLETTERS WILL HELP YOU CATCH MORE FISH

PRATT – Did you know that more than 93 bass per hour were sampled last fall at Bone Creek Lake in Crawford County? You would if you subscribed to thePittsburg District Fisheries Newsletterwritten by fisheries biologist Rob Friggeri. Ninety-three bass per hour is a very good sampling rate, but the fact that more than 30 percent of those bass wer ... Read More


WALLEYE TAGGING STUDY AT MILFORD RESERVOIR

PRATT – Walleye will be tagged this spring at Milford Reservoir and tags returned by anglers will provide fisheries biologists with valuable information needed to manage the fishery. On April 1, biologists will begin tagging 500 walleye with numbered, blue plastic tags that will be inserted into fish near the dorsal fin. Anglers who catch a tag ... Read More


PUBLIC LAND TURKEY HUNTERS ENCOURAGED TO USE iSPORTSMAN

PRATT – Turkeys can be unpredictable – one minute they’re off in the distance, the next minute they’re approaching you from behind. Every minute counts during turkey season, and time spent filling out a traditional daily hunt permit card could mean the difference between a good hunt and a great hunt. Optimize your time afield this spring by uti ... Read More


VISIT THESE TROUT FISHING HOT SPOTS

Feb. 26, 2015Kansas offers trout fishing at more than 30 public fishing lakesPRATT – Winter weather may not be synonymous with fishing for most people, but the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism offers anglers winter trout fishing opportunities that make putting up with the cold worth it.Trout are stocked in select waters during t ... Read More


FLY FISHING FILM TOUR AT GREAT PLAINS NATURE CENTER MARCH 28

March 12, 2015A total of 12 independent fly fishing films will be shownPRATT – The Flatland Flyfishers and the Great Plains Nature Center (GPNC) will host the 2015 Fly Fishing Film Tour March 28 at the nature center, 6232 E. 29th St. N, Wichita, in an effort to raise money for local youth education and conservation projects.Tickets are $10 each ... 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


LIGHT GOOSE CONSERVATION ORDER EXTENDS HUNTING SEASON

Feb. 19, 2015Goose hunters pursuing snow, Ross’ geese may hunt through April 30PRATT — For some waterfowl hunters, seasons seem to come and go all too fast. It may feel like hunters and their canine companions have just warmed up when the regular seasons close. However, hunters looking to enjoy a few more weeks afield hunting geese can particip ... Read More