The Walnut Valley Sailing Club is offering youth and adult “Learn to Sail” clinics May through July on El Dorado Lake.
The Kansas Wetlands Education Center near Great Bend will host a Great Migration Rally from 2 to 7 p.m. April 29 to teach about the life of migratory birds.
Sutherlands Outdoors in Topeka is hosting a Big Turkey Contest from April 9 through May 31.
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.”
The U.S. Department of the Interior has allocated $19,627,984 in funding to Kansas in support of critical state conservation and outdoor recreation projects, according to a news release from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.
The ninth annual Kansas Archery in the Schools State Tournament will take place April 7 at the Blythe Family Fitness Center, 219 W. 5th St. in Pratt, and more than 500 student athletes will compete in the event.
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.
Youths looking forward to getting out into the woods to take their first spring turkey will have a chance to do so at Jeffrey Energy Center.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.