For state park alerts, visit the State Parks Alerts page.
Many reservoirs are experiencing unusually high water levels which may create hazardous floating debris and hide underwater obstacles. Always practice safe boating and use extreme caution in high-water situations.
If you catch a fish, by any legal means, that is at least as large as the lengths shown in the Master Angler Award.
Master Angler Award Application (PDF)
To improve fishing opportunities in urban areas where the demand for fish exceeds the supply, the Department created an urban fish stocking program
Urban Program Information/Locations
Urban Stocking Schedule: April - July
Urban Stocking Schedule: August - October
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) leases private waters from landowners for public fishing.
F.I.S.H. Program Information
F.I.S.H. Program Rules
Approximately 100,000 Kansas ponds offer some of the best fishing the state has to offer. Here is information on keeping the fishing that good.
Pond Management Information
Online Guide to Producting Fish in KS Ponds
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism (KDWPT) own and operate a mobile aquarium (MA).
Mobile Aquarium Information
Mobile Aquarium Event Application (PDF)
Mobile Aquarium Event Schedule
Current Research Projects
Past Research Projects