Washburn student Thomas Heinen was among eight anglers to qualify for the Kansas BASS Nation state team last Sunday.
Runner-up Jeremy Montgomery, of Overland Park, led a strong effort by the Kansas delegation at the 2019 TNT Fireworks BASS Nation Central Regional on Lake Guntersville in Alabama, one of three Kansas team members to place in the top 10 at Saturday’s weigh-in.
Topeka tournament angler Thomas Heinen, a Hayden product who is now working to get a bass club together at Washburn, received some exciting news this past week.
The 2018 Waterfowl Population Survey was released Monday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and though the numbers were down from last year, they were still well above the long-term average.
Recent Hayden graduate Thomas Heinen had a somewhat disappointing finish to his high school fishing career last month, as he and teammate Brock Bila were unable to make the final day of fishing during the SAF/FLW High School National Championship on Lake Pickwick in Alabama.
DeSoto’s Connor and Dylan Nimrod qualified for Bassmaster’s high school national championship thanks to one big, long day on the water.
K-State anglers Blenn, Hoselton win Kansas BASS Nation College State Championship fishing tournament
Kansas State bass fisherman Travis Blenn took one big step toward achieving his dream of fishing professionally last Sunday when he and teammate Jake Hoselton took the top prize at the Kansas BASS Nation College State Championship on Milford Reservoir.
Hayden angler Thomas Heinen and teammate Brock Bila, of Louisburg, added some more hardware on Saturday to cement their legacy among the state’s all-time most successful high school anglers as Topeka teams took a 1-2 finish in central Kansas.
K-State anglers Zach Vielhauer, Will Andrie win Bassmaster College Classic title on Lake Keowee, S.C.
The Kansas State Fishing Team made history again — and on the biggest of stages.
Alabama’s Jordan Lee cemented his place among bass fishing’s greatest, securing a second straight Bassmaster Classic on Sunday at Lake Hartwell in Greenville, S.C., after posting a three-day bag weigh of 47 pounds, 1 ounce to beat out Brent Ehrler by a pound.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.