5/31/12

SUMMER IN FULL SWING WITH JUNE STATE PARK EVENTS

May 31, 2012
Special events, free park entrance days to be held at many parksPRATT — During the weekend of June 2-3, anglers of all ages may fish without a fishing license statewide. Ordinarily, nonresidents 16 or older and residents age 16 through 64 must have a fishing license to fish in Kansas, but on Free Fishing Days, everyone gets to fis ... Read More


KANSAS STATE PARKS MOBILE APP AVAILABLE

May 31, 2012
Free Kansas State Parks Pocket Ranger® is ideal phone app for enjoying Kansas outdoorsPRATT — Just in time for summer travel season, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) has launched the Kansas State Parks Pocket Ranger® app — a free, interactive mobile guide to Kansas state parks. The Kansas State Parks Po ... Read More


LOVEWELL STATE PARK TO HOLD KIDS FISHING DERBY

May 31, 2012
Event coincides with Free Fishing DaysWEBBER — Free Fishing Days is set for Saturday and Sunday, June 2-3. Fishing licenses are not required to fish any Kansas waters for these two days, including Lovewell Reservoir, near Webber and Lovewell State Park. However, vehicle and camping permits are still required.In conjunction with Fr ... Read More


LATE MAY AND JUNE PULL WALLEYE INTO SHALLOWS

May 31, 2012
Shallow points, flats, and underwater roadways lure anglers to big fishPRATT — Many anglers pursue walleye in late March and early April, when breeding fish move onto the rip-rap of lake dams to spawn. But the best time to catch walleye is in May and June, when water temperatures warm and walleye move into shallows to feed. At thi ... Read More