Nebraska considers hearing on proposed river diversion that Kansas says could imperil state’s waterways
The Nebraska District of Natural Resources is currently mulling its options on a project that would divert water from the Platte River into the Republican River.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will hold four informational meeting during its review process for the state’s Endangered, Threatened and Species-in-need-of-conservation (SINC) lists in January.
Nineteen of the 26 Kansas state parks will participate in First Day Hike events on New Year’s Day.
Kansas turkey seasons set for fall 2018, spring 2019; paddlefish egg regulations passed by commission
The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission has approved dates for the 2019-20 turkey seasons, among other items, during its monthly meeting earlier this month in Wichita.
For those who would rather fish than hunt, there’s still plenty of action to be had.
The white bass bite is still going strong, as I found out last Thursday when I visited my favorite winter spot, the heated dock at Lake Shawnee.
I’ve done a lot of fishing in my lifetime, but I’d never caught a true trophy-class fish.
Until this week, that is.
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.
This has been a year of firsts for me as an angler, and this week provided another milestone as I headed out to Lake Shawnee for some after-dark fishing at the heated dock.
Waconda Lake in Mitchell County will host the 2018 Youth and Women’s Pheasant Hunt on Dec. 8, which is open to women and youths ages 11-16.
Well, I didn’t have any luck during the trout opener Nov. 3 at Lake Shawnee.
At least not for trout.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.