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Kansas - A Guide to Angling Channel Catfish

The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks is a cabinet-level agency with a Secretary appointed by the Governor. A seven-member, bipartisan commission, also appointed by the Governor, advises the Secretary and approves regulations governing outdoor recreation and fish and wildlife resources in Kansas. The commission conducts business during regular public sessions.

For more information about Kansas: http://www.kansas.gov/

Official State Travel/Tourism Web Site: http://www.travelks.com/

Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks: http://www.kdwp.state.ks.us/

State bird: Western Meadowlark

State flower: Sunflower

State natives and residents:



State agencies often require licenses, permits or certifications for a wide range of activities impacting fish, wildlife and boater safety. States work to prevent overcrowding and control the harvest of game on wildlife management areas. The links below will help you find license and permit information, and how to apply.