Written by Erren Harter
3rd Annual KVOE “What’s in Outdoors”
Outdoor Trivia Contest…Just in time for Christmas!
We will have a drawing for weekly winners on Friday’s show December 6th, 13th and 20th.
Two major grand prizes will also be awarded.
To complete the contest you will also need to submit a story sharing your most memorable outdoor experience: Fishing, hiking, hunting, exploring, bird watching, gardening etc. Pictures are a plus but not a requirement to win.
- Grand Prize (15 and younger)
A canoeing adventure on an educational float trip with the Friends of the Kaw. (accommodates 2 adults and 2 kids under 10 or 1 child over 10)
- Grand Prize(16 and older)
A 2 pheasant, 5 quail hunt with Phil at Country Hunts, just north of Valley Falls, Kan.
A day on the lake, fishing and a charcoal grilled steak at Council Grove City Lake or a cash prize yet to be determined.
1. Which catfish prefers live bait? Flathead or Channel Cat
The following Kansas Fishing questions are True/ False
2. Once the limit of a species has been caught, you can continue to fish and replace the smaller fish in your creel with larger ones.
3. A fishing license is required to harvest bullfrogs, snapping turtles and soft shell turtles.
4. Fish must be hooked in the mouth to be considered legally caught by hook and line.
5. The Kansas state record for a flathead catfish is 102.8 pounds. This is also a world record.
6. Pallid Sturgeon are very plentiful, have no bones and are very good to eat.
7. All sportfish species have a minimum length limit the angler must consider before keeping them.
The white-tailed deer is the most popular big-game animal in North America, and is an amazing example of an animal that adapts and perseveres. As hunters go into the woods in pursuit of this graceful animal, here are 7 questions from Whitetails Unlimited just to see how much you really know about the whitetail's biology, behavior and history. True / False
8. Deer are strong swimmers, in part because they have a layer of hair that is hollow, providing buoyancy in the water.
9. Deer use their antlers during the winter to dig for food under the snow.
10. Deer can run in excess of 35 miles per hour.
11. Deer can leap over fences eight feet tall.
12. Deer can cover 30 feet in a horizontal leap.
13. Just like humans, deer have a set of "baby teeth" that fall out and are replaced by permanent teeth.
14. Newborn deer have no scent, and the mother will place the fawn by itself in a secluded spot for protection against predator
Tie-Breaker----If you are hunting or fishing on railroad tracks, bridges or right of ways without the railroad’s permission, you are trespassing, which is illegal. About every…….a person or vehicle is hit by a train.
A) three days B) three weeks C) three hours