New bird counts by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released recently show good news for duck hunters, especially fans of mallards, gadwalls and green-winged teal.
The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission approved the state’s 2019-20 waterfowl seasons during its April 25 meeting in Colby.
Bird dog enthusiasts have an opportunity to show off their pups’ skills and help a good cause at the same time this fall during the Mission 22 Fun Bird Dog Tournament.
Kansas waterfowlers should head west in search of snow geese during early part of extended goose season
The regular Canada goose, light goose and white-fronted goose seasons all ended Sunday night, but waterfowlers will still be able to chase light geese through the end of April during the conservation order extended season that began Monday morning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge in Hartford will host a youth waterfowl hunt Saturday, Nov. 3.
Hardcore waterfowl enthusiasts wanting to get an early jump on ducks are likely heading to central and western Kansas this weekend, but widespread flooding may hinder their efforts.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.