Mid-creek musings as I ponder whether we’ll get as much rain this spring as last:
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.
Each year, it seems like one lure or setup becomes the hot bait on the bass tournament trails.
For the first time, the Bassmaster Classic will head to Knoxville, Tenn., in 2019.
Sometimes, the first time’s a charm.
That was the case for 7-year-old Hunter Grady, who recently shot a once-in-a-lifetime trophy gobbler — his first tom — while turkey hunting with his dad, Justin.
The air may still be a bit chilly, but the fishing has been hot so far this spring.
Recently I got a chance to do some dock fishing and decided to try out some new jig heads that I ordered online. The company, B&P Jighead, advertises itself as the “Home of the Tru Set Weedless Ned Rig.” If you’ve read my columns, you know I’ve done a lot of Midwest Finesse fishing recently and have a lot of love for the Ned Rig, named after Lawrence resident Ned Kehde. One of the problems I have with Z-Man’s Finesse ShroomZ mushroom jig head, though, is that my hooks will often get tangled up in weeds or snagged on structure during retrieves.
A foundation linked to the Kansas Governor’s Ringneck Classic announced last week it will award a pair of grants totaling $35,000 toward conservation efforts in Kansas.
After being named America’s Best New Attraction by USA TODAY, Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield, Mo., is up for another honor from the publication — “America’s Best Aquarium.”
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.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.