12/14/06

WILDLIFE AND PARKS COMMISSION CHAIRMAN RETIRES

Professorship in Oklahoma lures Liberal doctor away from Kansas TOPEKA -- Dr. James Harrington of Liberal has announced his resignation from the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission effective Jan. 1. Harrington had served on the commission since July 1, 2001, and was appointed chairman by Governor Kathleen Sebelius on July 1, 2006. Harringto ... Read More


KDWP BIOLOGISTS COMPLETE FALL FISH SAMPLING

Data used to compile 2007 Kansas Fishing Forecast, available Jan. 1 PRATT -- Each year, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) raises and stocks millions of fish throughout the state, providing anglers with special opportunities to catch a wide variety of fish. Fall is perhaps the busiest time of the year for KDWP fisheries biolo ... Read More


WILDLIFE AND PARKS STOCKS MILLIONS OF FISH IN 2006

From bass and bluegill to sauger and walleye, Kansas anglers have it all PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has completed its 2006 stocking of fish raised in state hatcheries at Farlington, Meade, Milford, and Pratt, including millions of fish from newly-hatched to 8 inches long. Approximately 74.7 million predaceous ... Read More


NEW STATE RECORD COMMON SNAPPING TURTLE CAUGHT

45-pound monster breaks old record by 13 pounds PRATT -- On Oct. 6, two Haven men caught a new Kansas state record snapping turtle on the Arkansas river near their home town. The monster weighed 45 pounds and was 16 inches long. The previous largest Kansas common snapper was caught by Ian and John Bork on April 23, 1992, in Barton County. Th ... Read More