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.
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.
This year’s Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show will introduce its audience to a new way to enjoy the outdoors with your canine companion.
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.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.