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.
The Midwest crappie fishing scene took a major hit earlier this week as a popular northeast Kansas lure manufacturer closed its doors.
Frank Haidusek and Dalton Thomas topped the rest of the field by nearly 3 pounds last Sunday during the Kansas Crappie Club Division 1 season opener on El Dorado Reservoir.
Crappie Masters tournament angler and Oklahoma fishing guide Todd Huckabee has a wealth of fishing experience at his disposal when seeking out big slabs.
A father watched proudly as his young son expertly pitched a Whopper Plopper fishing lure into a glass tank full of water, a crowd watching from the side to see the reactions of the fish suspending inside.
Professional crappie angler Chad Maupin this week unveiled what he plans to discuss during the four-week Crappie University course at Johnson County Community College next month.
The Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show added some more heavy hitters to its lineup of seminar speakers on Friday, when a tentative schedule was released by organizer Phil Taunton.
Crappie University is returning to Johnson County Community College in Overland Park for a third straight year to give crappie anglers a crash course on advanced techniques for catching big slabs.
This year’s Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show will introduce its audience to a new way to enjoy the outdoors with your canine companion.
Matthew Rogers and Baylor Mead took first place Sept. 28-29 at the Mr. Crappie National Crappie Championship Tournament at Truman Lake in Clinton, Mo., posting a two-day, 14-fish total of 21.19 pounds.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.