When high humidity and near-triple-digit temperatures make being outdoors feel like torture, many anglers give up on their piscatorial pursuits and opt to stay inside, where the A/C is.
The Midwest crappie fishing scene took a major hit earlier this week as a popular northeast Kansas lure manufacturer closed its doors.
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.
Washburn student Thomas Heinen was among eight anglers to qualify for the Kansas BASS Nation state team last Sunday.
Topekans Brandon Manis and Marc Shepard pulled out their first victory of the season on the Kansas Crappie Trail on Sunday at Clinton Reservoir, weighing 9.93 pounds of fish, including a 1.59-pound slab that earned them the Big Fish award, as well.
Morels, turkeys, snow geese, bank fishing among hot draws after mid-April cooldown in northeast Kansas
Well, we at least got a few summer-like days before winter came careening back into the picture.
Frank Haidusek and Dalton Thomas topped the rest of the field by nearly 3 pounds last Sunday during the Kansas Crappie Club Division 1 season opener on El Dorado Reservoir.
Louisburg’s Ryan German and Gardner’s Tony Niemeyer came away with the victory against 18 other teams last Sunday at Hillsdale Reservoir during the Kansas Crappie Trail season opener.
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.
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.