In addition to controlling vegetation within Lake Shawnee, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism also is in charge of regularly stocking the lake with fish to maintain healthy populations.
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 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.
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.
Shawnee State Fishing Lake, 3 other impoundments to undergo gizzard shad kill to boost bass population
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will conduct partial fishery renovations on four small impoundments this winter — including Shawnee County’s Shawnee State Fishing Lake.
New biodiversity center in Kansas to help propogate, house state’s imperiled aquatic wildlife species
The Kansas Aquatic Biodiversity Center had its grand opening Thursday at the Farlington Fish Hatchery in southeast Kansas.
If you’re interested in the KDWPT’s fish stocking program, here are a few statistics that might just blow your mind. In 2018, the agency has stocked the following number of fish in Kansas waters:
I had a wild time fishing last week across Topeka.
I decided to start out by walking along Shunga Creek, hoping to see some bass in the deeper spots after the rains we’ve been having.
After being named America’s Best New Attraction by USA TODAY, Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield, Mo., is up for another honor from the publication — “America’s Best Aquarium.”
With March Madness in full swing, I decided I’d try to revive something I did at my college paper, the Washburn Review — a fishing-themed bracket.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.