Bobbers and spinnerbaits may become part of some Wichita school district physical education classes soon.
The opening of most bird seasons rolls across Kansas with all excitement and hoopla of a small-town homecoming game. But for many, those seasons close with little attention.
One of Pete Janzen’s biggest finds in a long birding career was a common great horned owl near Hugoton. For Kevin Groeneweg, a simple white-crowned sparrow by a sewage lagoon at Satanta.
In the 1960s, most Kansas boys worshiped guys such Willie Mays. I idolized Roy Weatherby.
There’s little doubt I love my outdoors toys. My family has called the UPS van “the decoy truck,” and my fly fishing bag has more flies than some landfills.
Utility rates for state park campers were increased at Thursday’s Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism commission meeting. Linda Lanterman, state parks director, said the increase is needed to off set the higher rates the parks are paying for the utilities.
There are few places in the world Tom Devlin hasn’t seen.
Campers in Kansas state parks could be paying more for the use of campsites with utilities this year. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism commission will vote Thursday whether to increase the rates of gas, water and/or electricity by $1.50 per day.
When Keith Houghton says that you can set your watch on the prairie chickens’ arrival to the cropfields he hunts in the Kansas Blue Hills, he isn’t exaggerating.
For the Kansas outdoors, 2013 was a year of extremes. Weather patterns reached across the spectrum, as did some poltical and regulatory issues. Here are the top outdoors stories for the year.
A northeast Kansas sheriff says a hunter who drowned while trying to retrieve a duck at an icy lake was a member of the military.
Sometimes bundled like Inuits, long-lensed cameras in hand, Chuck Streker and some fellow photographers spent a lot of time outside in last week’s extreme cold, following hunches and assorted leads to their favored photo subjects.