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.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will again participate this year in #OptOutside, a program that takes place Nov. 23 during Black Friday to get people into the outdoors instead of in crowded stores or on their couches.
The Kaw Valley chapter of Quail Forever is doing a fun activity with the Silver Lake Elementary fifth grade class that’s worth mention.
Hardcore waterfowl enthusiasts wanting to get an early jump on ducks are likely heading to central and western Kansas this weekend, but widespread flooding may hinder their efforts.
Waterfowl reports across northeast Kansas have been a mixed bag so far this teal season, with some areas doing better than others for a variety of reasons.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism this week issued its 2018 Upland Bird Forecast, and the outlook is generally pretty solid across the state.
Growing up, many outdoors enthusiasts likely had a favorite professional hunter or angler they enjoyed watching on television shows or home video.
There’s something in the air in northeast Kansas — and it isn’t the flu.
There was quite a stir this week among birdwatchers after the sighting of a swallow-tailed kite, a migratory bird of prey that hasn’t been seen in Shawnee County since the 1970s.
The 2018 Waterfowl Population Survey was released Monday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and though the numbers were down from last year, they were still well above the long-term average.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.