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.
Shawnee State Fishing Lake, 3 other impoundments to undergo gizzard shad kill to boost bass population
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will conduct partial fishery renovations on four small impoundments this winter — including Shawnee County’s Shawnee State Fishing Lake.
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.
Brock Bila may have a new teammate this season, but it was much of the same last Saturday during the Kansas BASS Nation’s season opener on Hillsdale Reservoir.
Illinois-based GS Media and Events announced this week it has purchased eight outdoors consumer shows from Missouri-based RJ Promotions, Inc., including the Topeka RV and Sport Show and the Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show, both of which take place annually at the Kansas Expocentre.
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.
A plan designed to help Nebraska meet waterflow obligations on a shared river may cause irreversible harm to the waterways it’s supposed to protect, including those in Kansas, according to officials in Kansas’ wildlife agency.
Sitting on a boat in the middle of the lake at night might be one of the most relaxing things on the world.
The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission will meet beginning at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Gyp Hills Guest Ranch, 3393 S.W. Woodward Road in Medicine Lodge.
WESTMORELAND — At times, fishing can be a numbers game.
If you target densely populated waters with highly effective lures, chances are good you’ll pull out a good number of fish. They may not all be trophies, or even keepers, but in my mind there’s nothing as fun as getting on a hot bite and catching fish all day long.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.