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.
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.
During the early season before the spawn, crappie and panfish bites can be difficult to detect at times with traditional methods.
With ice beginning to thaw on lakes across the state, many anglers have a specific species in mind they’re looking to target.
With the Super Bowl making its grand return to the Great North on Sunday, Minnesota-based lure company Rapala has been offering a pretty cool activity this week for those in Minneapolis for the big game.
Catfish Chasers organizer David Studebaker notes huge growth in tournament series, sport of catfishing
With the Catfish Chasers Tournament Series coming up on its 10th season, organizer David Studebaker thinks the best is yet to come.
There’s good reason for his optimism. In July, for example, a night tournament sponsored by Reed Chevrolet in St. Joseph, Mo., will offer a free 2018 Chevrolet 4x4 pickup truck if someone weighs in a bag of more than 225 pounds. That’s in addition to the $5,000 guaranteed first-place prize. This isn’t a small-time tournament series anymore.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.