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 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.
Buck fever kicked into full gear this week for many hunters across the state.
The Kansas regular firearm deer season began with a wintry backdrop Wednesday following blizzard-like conditions Monday that dropped between 3 1/2 and up to 14 inches of snow across northeast Kansas, with areas to the north such as Marysville, Hiawatha and Seneca among the hardest hit.
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.
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.
An elk shot two months ago in Jefferson County came up just shy of the state record.
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.
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.