A recent high school track and field champion set a different kind of state record last weekend in south-central Kansas.
Kyle Simmons and Brett Halstead, representing the Capital City Club, won the 2019 Kansas BASS Nation High School Championship recently at Wilson Reservoir with a two-day bag of 35.11 pounds.
Simmons and Halstead were one of four Capital City teams to sweep the top four spots at the event.
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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.
The 2019 Kansas squirrel hunting season kicks off June 1, and to mark the occasion, an assisted squirrel hunting event is slated in Manhattan.
Louisburg’s Ryan German and Gardner’s Tony Niemeyer captured the Kansas Crappie Trail victory last Sunday on El Dorado Reservoir, hauling in an 11.56-pound bag to top the second-place team of Riley’s Frank Haidusek and Leavenworth’s Dalton Thomas with 11.06 pounds.
Lifetime Kansas hunting/fishing license, guided crappie trip among prizes for Kansas Kids 2019 Youth Outdoor Experience Contest
I had a few days off this past week, and boy did I have some big plans for how to spend them.
Mushroom hunting, fishing, enjoying a little peace and quiet in the good ol’ outdoors — man, Mother Nature must hate me.
Bird dog enthusiasts have an opportunity to show off their pups’ skills and help a good cause at the same time this fall during the Mission 22 Fun Bird Dog Tournament.
The Justin Corbet Foundation Youth in the Outdoors Day is set to run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4 at Ravenwood Lodge, 10147 S.W. 61st Street in Topeka.
Topekans Parker Still and Connor Brees took second place for the second year in a row last Sunday during the Fishing League Worldwide/The Bass Federation High School State Championship on Melvern Reservoir.
Washburn, K-State fishing teams to square off at Kansas state fishing championship at Perry Reservoir
College fishing teams from across Kansas are set to battle for state supremacy April 7, as Perry Reservoir will play host to the second annual Kansas BASS Nation College State Championship.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.