Winter is already rearing its ugly head, meaning catfish and other species of fish are using the last month or so before the hard-water season to fill up on any bit of food they can.
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 first Kansas BASS Nation High School qualifier took place Sept. 8 at Hillsdale Lake, and the results left a variety of interesting storylines to follow as the season progresses.
Growing up, many outdoors enthusiasts likely had a favorite professional hunter or angler they enjoyed watching on television shows or home video.
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.
Topeka fishing guide Clyde Holscher helping design new Midwest Finesse hard bait for Yakima Bait Company
A Topeka fishing guide and veteran is helping to steer a longtime cold-water lure company into the über-hot bass market.
There’s an old saying that when your job is something that you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.
Seventeen-year-old Ryan Murphy, a student at Bishop Carroll in Wichita, embraces that saying. Murphy, an avid angler, makes his own soft-plastic lures to sell online through his company, TTG Lures.
Despite being legally blind, Scott Evans can see what most can’t.
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.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.