Floatline fishing, 2009 fishing rules head evening public hearing agenda
TONGANOXIE – The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission will conduct a public meeting and hearing in Tonganoxie on Thursday, Oct. 2. The afternoon public meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Tonganoxie High School Auditorium, 404 East Hwy. 24-40.
Kansas deer-vehicle accident rate still lowest in Midwest
PRATT -- Since 1998, the trend in deer-related vehicle accidents in Kansas has been stable or declining. Still, late October and November are when deer are most active. As a result, this is also the time when most deer-vehicle accidents occur. This is the mating season, ... Read More
Cabins, reduced prices, uncrowded conditions make parks attractive in fall and winter
PRATT -- Summer is over, but for many outdoorsmen and women, that doesn't mean the end of Kansas state park visitation. Many hunters and anglers -- and even campers looking for a cool-season adventure -- take advantage of the "off-season ... Read More
Big Blue River catch breaks 26-year-old mark for species
PRATT -- A Blue Rapids angler has set a new Kansas record for freshwater drum. Bill Hull was fishing in the Big Blue River above Tuttle Creek Reservoir when he hooked the 31.5-pound fish on a trotline. The catch was 37 1/2 inches long with a girth of 25 inches.
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Herington businessman to serve another four years
TOPEKA — Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has announced the reappointment of Frank Meyer, of Herington, to the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission. Meyer recently completed a four-year term and will serve another four on the commission.
In originally appointing Meyer, Gov. Seb ... Read More