The Kansas Crappie Club’s Ronald McDonald House Charities Benefit Crappie Tournament is slated for Saturday, Oct. 27, at Perry Reservoir.
Tony Niemeyer and Ryan German weighed in 7.90 pounds of crappie Oct. 7 to win the final regular-season tournament on the Kansas Crappie Trail at Melvern Reservoir.
The Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge in Hartford will host a youth waterfowl hunt Saturday, Nov. 3.
Hardcore waterfowl enthusiasts wanting to get an early jump on ducks are likely heading to central and western Kansas this weekend, but widespread flooding may hinder their efforts.
Trout season opens Nov. 1 in Kansas, meaning several community lakes will be stocking fish over the coming weeks.
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.
Shawnee State Fishing Lake, 3 other impoundments to undergo gizzard shad kill to boost bass population
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will conduct partial fishery renovations on four small impoundments this winter — including Shawnee County’s Shawnee State Fishing Lake.
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.
Nine boaters and eight co-anglers also qualified for the 2019 BASS Nation Central Regional next spring during a qualifier Sept. 22-23 at Stockton Reservoir in Missouri.
Topekans Thomas Heinen and Larry Brumley took the win Saturday at the Kansas BASS Nation Conservation Tournament at Melvern Reservoir.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.