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.
This year’s Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show will introduce its audience to a new way to enjoy the outdoors with your canine companion.
I’ve done a lot of fishing in my lifetime, but I’d never caught a true trophy-class fish.
Until this week, that is.
Topeka tournament angler Thomas Heinen, a Hayden product who is now working to get a bass club together at Washburn, received some exciting news this past week.
A new finesse hardbait just hit the market, and the father of finesse fishing approves.
The first Kansas BASS Nation High School qualifier took place Sept. 8 at Hillsdale Lake, and the results left a variety of interesting storylines to follow as the season progresses.
Brock Bila may have a new teammate this season, but it was much of the same last Saturday during the Kansas BASS Nation’s season opener on Hillsdale Reservoir.
Illinois-based GS Media and Events announced this week it has purchased eight outdoors consumer shows from Missouri-based RJ Promotions, Inc., including the Topeka RV and Sport Show and the Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show, both of which take place annually at the Kansas Expocentre.
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.
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Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.