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.
Testing and assessment will take place Nov. 18 for prospective game wardens with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.