It was an exciting week full of new fishing product announcements, but the 2019 International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades — better known as ICAST — came to a close.
ICAST 2019 has officially set sail.
The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades got underway Tuesday morning in Orlando, Fla., offering eager anglers an early look at some of the new products, as well as upgrades to old products, that the fishing industry will be offering in the coming year.
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.
A Kansas native posted a major victory for his college fishing team recently.
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.
Topekan among four anglers picked to represent Kansas on Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team
The 2019 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team was announced earlier this week, and four anglers will represent Kansas this year, including a Topekan.
Fishing League Worldwide announced on Friday that it will host a high school fishing summer camp from July 24-27 on the Murray State University campus in Benton, Ky., with a tournament to follow.
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.
The Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show added some more heavy hitters to its lineup of seminar speakers on Friday, when a tentative schedule was released by organizer Phil Taunton.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.