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 Flint Hills Gobblers chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host its 18th annual spring turkey hunting clinic from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 30 at Dry Creek Sporting Clays, 1257 Road 137 in Emporia.
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.
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.
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.
Illinois-based GS Media and Events announced this week it has purchased eight outdoors consumer shows from Missouri-based RJ Promotions, Inc., including the Topeka RV and Sport Show and the Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show, both of which take place annually at the Kansas Expocentre.
Growing up, many outdoors enthusiasts likely had a favorite professional hunter or angler they enjoyed watching on television shows or home video.
The National Wild Turkey Federation has a bevy of events coming up for hunting enthusiasts of all ages to partake in this fall.
The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission will meet beginning at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Gyp Hills Guest Ranch, 3393 S.W. Woodward Road in Medicine Lodge.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.