The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission approved the 2019-20 big game season dates, among other items, during its March 28 meeting in Topeka.
Prevalence of chronic wasting disease — a cousin to mad cow disease that affects deer, elk and other cervids — is on the rise in western Kansas, according to a biologist with the state’s top wildlife agency.
Bill that would authorize increases in hunting, fishing permit fees won’t be heard by Senate committee
The chairman of the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee says he doesn’t plan to hold hearings on a bill that would allow the state to raise prices for hunting, fishing and furharvesting licenses and permits.
The Soldier Creek chapter of Whitetails Unlimited will host its annual banquet beginning with a social hour at 5 p.m. March 23 at the American Legion Post 400 in North Topeka.
Shed hunting is a popular pastime for many outdoors enthusiasts, and an assist from man’s best friend can help take that hobby to the next level.
The Kansas regular firearm season for deer came to a close last Sunday, with many hunters finding a nice buck to claim.
Buck fever kicked into full gear this week for many hunters across the state.
The Kansas regular firearm deer season began with a wintry backdrop Wednesday following blizzard-like conditions Monday that dropped between 3 1/2 and up to 14 inches of snow across northeast Kansas, with areas to the north such as Marysville, Hiawatha and Seneca among the hardest hit.
Ticks are always a concern when going into the woods or duck marshes for hunting, but a species of tick not natively found in the continental United States has shown up in nine different states, causing alarm from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
An elk shot two months ago in Jefferson County came up just shy of the state record.
Farview Farms Meat Company, 6325 N.W. Topeka Boulevard, is beginning construction soon on a new retail area and remodeling its processing area.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.