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 Kaw Valley chapter of the Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation will host its ninth annual Sportsman’s Banquet beginning at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, 420 S.E. 6th Ave. in downtown Topeka.
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.
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.
The television show “Wingshooting USA” will be on hand Nov. 7-8 at Topeka’s Ravenwood Lodge for its second “Fur Feathers Friends” event.
With November upon us, many area hunters are getting ready for that traditional trek down Interstate 70 for the opening weekend of upland bird season.
Western Kansas, with its rolling prairies and acre upon acre of farmland, offers ideal pheasant and quail habitat that makes for some of the best upland bird conditions in the country.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism this week issued its 2018 Upland Bird Forecast, and the outlook is generally pretty solid across the state.
Growing up, many outdoors enthusiasts likely had a favorite professional hunter or angler they enjoyed watching on television shows or home video.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.