Kansas issued several public health warnings on Tuesday regarding blue-green algae in the state ahead of the holiday weekend.
OUTLOOK: The best days to fish in July will be Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, according to the Fishing Calendar smartphone app.
During the Catfish Chasers season-opening tournament last Saturday on Milford Lake, Wichita-area guides Alex and Joe Henning took a record-sized field by storm, hauling in 77.2 pounds of catfish to take first place by almost two pounds at the weigh-in and capture $2,754 in prize money.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.