KDWPT: Many Kansas hunting, fishing licenses to become valid for 365 days after purchase; auto-enroll feature added
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism on Wednesday announced a new auto-renew feature for the purchase of hunting and fishing licenses that will be available for 2018, as well as a change in how long certain licenses will remain valid.
There will be a gun show Dec. 9-10 at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka. The show will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. Tickets are $12 at the door for adults and $4 for kids.
The Kansas deer regular firearm season kicks off Wednesday and will continue through Dec. 10. All deer permits are valid during the firearm season, though unit, species, antlerless and equipment restrictions still apply to their permits. All hunters must have a Kansas hunting license. Hunters with archery permits must use archery equipment and hunters with muzzleloader permits must use muzzleloaders or archery equipment.
The founder of one of the largest sporting goods companies in the world is set to open up the “Disney World of the Outdoors” just 3 1/2 hours away from Topeka.
Big Game Illustrated posted a pair of photographs on its Facebook page Tuesday morning, showing what appears to be a doe with antlers shaped like a ram's horns.
For quite some time, I had been posting submitted photographs of deer, turkeys and other animals captured on trail cameras to my Rouse Outdoors blog on CJOnline.
I’ve come to the realization that they are more likely to be seen by outdoors enthusiasts if they are listed in the actual Outdoors section of our website, so I’m going to be running them as regular columns from now on with the header ”Trail Camera Trophies.” I’ll likely post some of the photographs in the print section, as well, so keep your eyes peeled for some great, candid shots of nature’s delights.
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The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism recently released information regarding the testing of area deer for a rare type of potentially fatal foot rot disease.
Shawnee County had one report of a sick or dead deer thought to be afflicted with hoof disease in 2016-17, according to a map provided by the KDWPT. The hardest hit counties were in the southeast portion of Kansas — namely Bourbon, Butler and Anderson. Bourbon had between five and eight reports, while Butler and Anderson had between three and four apiece.
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Meat from deer contaminated with chronic wasting disease may be more dangerous than originally thought, according to ongoing research conducted by Stefanie Czub, of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and the University of Calgary.
The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission recently approved the 2017 fall big game hunting seasons during a meeting in Topeka.
The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission on March 23 will hear proposals for and vote on the fall hunting seasons during its meeting in the Capitol Plaza Hotel’s Emerald Rooms I and II, 1717 S.W. Topeka Blvd.
The afternoon session will begin at 1 p.m. with a recess at 5 p.m. The evening session will convene at 6:30 p.m.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.