KDWP to Revamp Trout Season Following Suggestions from Anglers

The time for trout fishing in Kansas is drawing nearer, and this year the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks is making angler-inspired updates to the nearly 30-year-old program to improve angler satisfaction and program efficiency while managing around increasing commodity costs. Based largely off of on-site interviews conducted with licensed anglers at 25 waterbodies across the state in early 2023, KDWP’s Fisheries Division staff will implement the following for Kansas’ 2023-2024 trout season: Trout fishing waters will be stocked, and the season will begin, on December 1 (as opposed to November 1, so as not to compromise fish health in warmer… Read More »


5 Tips to help you bag your limit of Doves

Dove hunting is one of the most popular fall hunts there is. So popular in fact that U.S. Fish and Wildlife estimates that approximately 1 million hunters will go out and knock down between 15 and 20 million mourning doves this year. Dove hunting is one of my favorite hunts to take people on. It’s fast paced, fun and less intense than some of the big game hunts. This makes it ideal for new hunters in my opinion. If you’re getting out to the field for the first time this year, here are a few tips to help you have… Read More »


Fall 2023 Giveaway!

Hey everyone! We’re kicking off this season with an awesome giveaway! Now through midnight on September 12th, 2023, every purchase from our site will get you 1 entry into a drawing for a Marsupial Gear bino-harness setup! I’ve been using this exact setup for a couple of years now and it is by far the most comfortable harness out there. I literally take this thing with me everywhere all year round for scouting, hunting and hiking. I couldn’t even begin to tell you how many miles and trips this thing has been on with me and it still looks brand… Read More »


The Zombie Buck!

If you’ve spent much time in the woods, you’ll know that some weird stuff happens out there. I’ve seen everything from critters not native to the region of the country to drones racing around over my head. But this buck takes the cake.   As I was driving home from town the other day with my wife and kids, we passed what appeared to be a nice, mature buck tangled in a barbed wire fence along the highway. He was moving around a little bit, but he wasn’t struggling. We quickly turned around and went to investigate. After contacting the authorities… Read More »


Welcome to the Drop Tine Apparel Blog!!

Welcome to Drop Tine Apparel! My name is Matt. My wife, Rachel, and I started this company with a simple mission. To inspire the next generation of outdoorsmen and women to become leaders and advocates for wildlife conservation, hunting, fishing and all other outdoor activities. We aim to accomplish this by offering practical, high quality, outdoor products with a light hearted, fun twist. Every purchase from our store, broadens the scope of outdoor activities we can offer to new and youth outdoorsmen. We will be hosting hunter’s education clinics as well as field trips and teaching you all of the… Read More »


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