Outdoors

Outdoor schedules

Archery

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

Next Sunday — 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

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

Canoeing

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

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

Fishing

Through April 15 — Trout season.

Wednesday — Fishing Information Night, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks biologists, Great Plains Nature Center, Free, 6-8 p.m. 316-683-8069.

General

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

Saturday — Fundraising banquet, South Central Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, El Dorado Civic Center, 5:30 p.m. Call 316-941-9164.

March 11 — Fund-raising banquet, Keeper of the Plains Quail Forever, Airport Hilton, 5:30. Call 316-722-7209

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.

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

April 14-May 31 — Spring turkey season.

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