Matthew Rogers and Baylor Mead took first place Sept. 28-29 at the Mr. Crappie National Crappie Championship Tournament at Truman Lake in Clinton, Mo., posting a two-day, 14-fish total of 21.19 pounds.
Nine boaters and eight co-anglers also qualified for the 2019 BASS Nation Central Regional next spring during a qualifier Sept. 22-23 at Stockton Reservoir in Missouri.
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.
The 2018 Waterfowl Population Survey was released Monday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and though the numbers were down from last year, they were still well above the long-term average.
New biodiversity center in Kansas to help propogate, house state’s imperiled aquatic wildlife species
The Kansas Aquatic Biodiversity Center had its grand opening Thursday at the Farlington Fish Hatchery in southeast Kansas.
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.
Fall is right around the corner, and with it some great waterfowl hunting.
Crappie Masters will host a benefit crappie tournament Aug. 18 at Truman Lake in honor of fallen Clinton, Mo., police officers Gary Michael and Ryan Morton to help benefit the Clinton Police Department.
The 38th annual Gene Kent and Melvin Livengood Memorial Fishing Derby is set to take place Aug. 11-12 at Thurnau Wildlife Area, just west of Craig, Mo., on US-111 highway. The area is about two hours north of Topeka by car.
Recent Hayden graduate Thomas Heinen had a somewhat disappointing finish to his high school fishing career last month, as he and teammate Brock Bila were unable to make the final day of fishing during the SAF/FLW High School National Championship on Lake Pickwick in Alabama.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.