When high humidity and near-triple-digit temperatures make being outdoors feel like torture, many anglers give up on their piscatorial pursuits and opt to stay inside, where the A/C is.
It was an exciting week full of new fishing product announcements, but the 2019 International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades — better known as ICAST — came to a close.
ICAST 2019 has officially set sail.
The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades got underway Tuesday morning in Orlando, Fla., offering eager anglers an early look at some of the new products, as well as upgrades to old products, that the fishing industry will be offering in the coming year.
[Editor’s note: Tech Trek is a new, semi-regular analysis column focusing on technological trends in the outdoors industry, including games, gear and other gadgets that bring the world of the hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoors hobbies into the 21st century.]
If you’re like me, you’ve no doubt been glaring at the weather forecasts the past couple weeks, as heavy rains have closed down most of the state’s top fishing and camping areas indefinitely.
Perry Reservoir in Jefferson County has long been a treasure trove for catfish hunters, and one spot in particular was the crown jewel — the Hog Trough.
A new finesse hardbait just hit the market, and the father of finesse fishing approves.
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.
As someone who spends a lot of his time watching YouTube videos, surfing Facebook pages and perusing online shops for all things fishing, every now and then I see or hear about a piece of new technology that just blows me away.
With the mercury expected to rise into the triple digits this weekend and hover in the upper 90s for some time, fishing at this time of the year isn’t for the faint of heart.
However, for those who can stand the heat, it can be a productive time of the year for crappie and bass.
Each year, it seems like one lure or setup becomes the hot bait on the bass tournament trails.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.