The 21st annual Youth Outdoor Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Hays City Sportsmen’s Club, 5810 230th Ave. in Hays.
Kids ages 6-16 will have an opportunity to explore a bevy of outdoors activities next weekend.
Sometimes, the first time’s a charm.
That was the case for 7-year-old Hunter Grady, who recently shot a once-in-a-lifetime trophy gobbler — his first tom — while turkey hunting with his dad, Justin.
Despite being legally blind, Scott Evans can see what most can’t.
The U.S. Department of the Interior has allocated $19,627,984 in funding to Kansas in support of critical state conservation and outdoor recreation projects, according to a news release from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.
With 98 percent of Kansas land privately owned, it sometimes can be a challenge to find a spot to hunt — especially in more populated areas.
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The 2018 Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show will focus on drawing in a younger audience, according to organizer Phil Taunton.
KDWPT: Many Kansas hunting, fishing licenses to become valid for 365 days after purchase; auto-enroll feature added
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism on Wednesday announced a new auto-renew feature for the purchase of hunting and fishing licenses that will be available for 2018, as well as a change in how long certain licenses will remain valid.
Tuttle Creek State Park staff and local experts will host a free, public afternoon trapping and predator-calling workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 4 at the park office, 5800 A River Pond Road in Manhattan.
Pre-registration isn’t required to attend.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.