Hardcore waterfowl enthusiasts wanting to get an early jump on ducks are likely heading to central and western Kansas this weekend, but widespread flooding may hinder their efforts.
Elk hunting is well known for being a physically challenging endeavor.
One Kansas hunter may have made the shot of a lifetime on a bull elk in northeast Kansas.
Growing up, many outdoors enthusiasts likely had a favorite professional hunter or angler they enjoyed watching on television shows or home video.
Chris Morgan and Michael Roberts finished out the Kansas Crappie Club regular season strong on Saturday, weighing 9.09 pounds of fish to take first place at the Melvern Reservoir tournament ahead of the Sept. 8-9 state championship.
The National Wild Turkey Federation has a bevy of events coming up for hunting enthusiasts of all ages to partake in this fall.
With September just around the corner, several hunting seasons are coming up worth noting.
The 15th annual Youth-Handicap Assisted Deer Hunt is set to take place Oct. 6-7 at Tuttle Creek State Park.
The 21st annual Youth Outdoor Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Hays City Sportsmen’s Club, 5810 230th Ave. in Hays.
Over-the-counter deer permits will go on sale in Kansas beginning Aug. 1, according to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.