Kids looking to get into hunting this fall will have several opportunities next month:
A pair of Kansans finished in the top 10 out of 337 teams Saturday during the Bassmaster High School Series National Championship on Kentucky Lake in Paris, Tenn.
The 15th annual Youth-Handicap Assisted Deer Hunt is set to take place Oct. 6-7 at Tuttle Creek State Park.
The 21st annual Youth Outdoor Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Hays City Sportsmen’s Club, 5810 230th Ave. in Hays.
Fall is right around the corner, and with it some great waterfowl hunting.
Recent Hayden graduate Thomas Heinen had a somewhat disappointing finish to his high school fishing career last month, as he and teammate Brock Bila were unable to make the final day of fishing during the SAF/FLW High School National Championship on Lake Pickwick in Alabama.
Freshmen Lexi Heckel, left, and Wyatt Gigot were among more than 800 competitors Saturday during the state trapshooting championship at the Kansas Trapshooters Association in Sedgwick. Lexi began trapshooting last October during the fall high school league. This photo was taken at the Garden City Trap & Skeet Club on the last day of Spring High School League Competition. (Submitted photos)
More than 800 high school shooters competed last Saturday in the 2018 Kansas Trapshooters Association High School State Shoot in Sedgwick.
Kansas Ducks Unlimited is hosting a Greenwing goose banding event June 23 at the Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge for youths age 17 and under, their parents/guardians or anyone interested in Kansas waterfowl management or the refuge.
There’s an old saying that when your job is something that you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.
Seventeen-year-old Ryan Murphy, a student at Bishop Carroll in Wichita, embraces that saying. Murphy, an avid angler, makes his own soft-plastic lures to sell online through his company, TTG Lures.
The Catfish Chasers Tournament Series will host its Catfish for Kids Benefit Tournament from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 16 at Council Grove Reservoir.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.