The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism on Thursday evening confirmed via a news release the presence of invasive zebra mussels in Geary State Fishing Lake in Geary County.
What began as a part-time gig to help him enter crappie tournaments has blossomed into a full-time career for one area angler.
“Crappie” Chatt Martin, of Lawrence, said he began subsidizing his tournament fishing costs through his guiding service, Crappie Time Fishing, in 2000 while working his day job at Johnson County Community College.
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.
Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, located near the Kansas-Nebraska-Missouri border, counted a total of 79,925 geese, 73,806 ducks and 55 bald eagles during its waterfowl survey Nov. 20.
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 Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will host its 2017 Youth and Women’s Celebrity Pheasant Hunt on Dec. 9 at Lake Waconda.
Entrance to Kansas’s 26 state parks to be free of charge for Black Friday as part of #OptOutside movement
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism announced this week that it will offer free entrance to all Kansas state parks on Black Friday, Nov. 24, as part of the #OptOutside movement.
Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge in nearby Mound City, Mo., counted a total of 63,406 geese and 127,010 ducks during its most recent waterfowl count Tuesday.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s Trails Advisory Board will meet at 1 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E. 29th N in Wichita, to hear and discuss projects previously submitted for funding under the Recreational Trails Act.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism announced Wednesday evening that Woodson State Fishing Lake is under a new public fish salvage order — allowing anglers to catch fish by by snagging, seine, gig and by hand, with no creel or length limits and no limit to the number of poles that can be used.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.