Outdoors

Outdoors solunar table

Solunar table

This table lists top fishing times and days for the coming week. For best results, begin fishing one hour before and continue one hour after the times given. Times apply to all time zones (bold indicates best days).

Today 6:00 p.m. 6:25 a.m.

Monday 6:55 p.m. 7:25 a.m.

Tuesday 7:55 p.m. 8:25 a.m.

Wednesday 9:00 p.m. 9:25 a.m.

Thursday 9:55 p.m. 10:25 a.m.

Friday 10:55 p.m. 11:20 a.m.

Saturday 11:50 p.m.———

Next Sun.——— 12:15 a.m.

Source: U.S. Naval Observatory data

Schedules

Archery

Today — 3-D shoot and chili feed, Ninnescah Bowhunters, 111th S. and 215th W., Clearwater, 8 a.m. trickle start. Call 316-788-7013.

Next Sunday — 3-D shoot, Salthawk Archery, Hutchinson, 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Call 620-665-5139 or www.geocities.com/salthawkarchery/.

March 7 — 3-D shoot, Southfork Archers, Byron Walker Wildlife Area. 8-10 a.m. trickle star. Call 620-532-5585.

March 14 — 3-D shoot, Wichita Archery, 3799 E. 71 S. 8-10 a.m. trickle start, Call 316-722-1707.

March 20-21 — 3-D shoot, Ninnescah Bowhunters, 111th S and 215th W, Clearwater. Call 316-788-7013.

March 21 — 3-D shoot, Salthawk Archery, Hutchinson, 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Call 620-665-5139 or www.geocities.com/salthawkarchery/.

April 4 — 3-D shoot, Southfork Archers, Byron Walker Wildlife Area. 8-10 a.m. trickle star. Call 620-532-5585.

Birding/Nature

Saturday — El Dorado Lake field trip, Wichita Audubon Society, meet at El Dorado McDonald's at 8 a.m.

March 5 — Woodcock Walk, Chaplin Nature Center, Arkansas City, 6:3-8 p.m.

Canoeing

Saturday — Free bird dog training seminar, public can bring their dogs, Wichita Bird Dog Club, 1 mile S. and 1 mile E. of the town of Rock, 9 a.m., lunch provided. Call 316-641-8144 or 744-7991.

March 13-14 — Sanctioned Field Trial, Wichita Bird Dog Club, Moline. Call 620-545-7080.

March 20 — Arkansas River Float, with optional overnight camping, Arkansas River Coalition. Equipment furnished with proper notice. Call 316-684-0730 or wallyseibel@aol.com.

Field Trials/Hunt Tests

March 27-28 — Singles Retrieve Marathon, Jane Laman training grounds, Manhattan. Call 620-342-6954 or 785-539-3930.

Fishing

Through April 15 — Trout season.

General

Friday-Next Sunday — Kansas Bowhunters Assocation 37th Annual Convention, Grand Prairie Hotel and Convention Center, Hutchinson. Guest speaker Fred Eichler on the 28th. Call 785-637-5421.

March 11 — Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks commission meeting, Holiday Inn Holidome, Topeka. Call 620-672-6711 or www.kdwp.state.ks.us.

Hunting

Below is the basic listing of hunting seasons. Please check regulations for boundary, limits and permit requirements at www.kdwp.state.ks.us.

Open year-round — Rabbit/hare season.

Ends Sunday — Squirrel season.

Ends Sunday — Exotic dove season (collared and ringed-turtle doves).

April 1-May 31 — Archery, youth-disabled spring turkey season.

April 14-May 31 — Spring turkey season.

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