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 Kansas regular firearm season for deer came to a close last Sunday, with many hunters finding a nice buck to claim.
According to a report from Radio Iowa, a mandatory hunter’s safety course is being implemented into the seventh- and eighth-grade P.E. curriculum at two Iowa middle schools.
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.
Farview Farms Meat Company, 6325 N.W. Topeka Boulevard, is beginning construction soon on a new retail area and remodeling its processing area.
The Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge in Hartford will host a youth waterfowl hunt Saturday, Nov. 3.
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 Jefferson County Ducks Unlimited banquet will begin at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at the American Legion in Perry.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.