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.
As if the flooding conditions across most of the state weren’t enough to drive away the anglers, this past week has been oppressively hot and humid in Kansas.
Morels, turkeys, snow geese, bank fishing among hot draws after mid-April cooldown in northeast Kansas
Well, we at least got a few summer-like days before winter came careening back into the picture.
Bill that would authorize increases in hunting, fishing permit fees won’t be heard by Senate committee
The chairman of the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee says he doesn’t plan to hold hearings on a bill that would allow the state to raise prices for hunting, fishing and furharvesting licenses and permits.
The first of the year is always about setting goals for the months ahead.
When water temperatures drop, appetites increase and a variety of fish species come in shallow to feed.
A crankbait or bass jig fished during the right conditions can wreak havoc on a variety of feeding species during this time, as walleye, catfish, drum and other deeper-water fish move into sometimes a couple of feet of water or less to fuel up for winter.
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.
The 38th annual Gene Kent and Melvin Livengood Memorial Fishing Derby is set to take place Aug. 11-12 at Thurnau Wildlife Area, just west of Craig, Mo., on US-111 highway. The area is about two hours north of Topeka by car.
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.
OUTLOOK: The best days to fish in July will be Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, according to the Fishing Calendar smartphone app.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.