New bird counts by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released recently show good news for duck hunters, especially fans of mallards, gadwalls and green-winged teal.
Seaman grad Aaron Eigenman and Havensville’s Adam Krause won the Catfish Chasers Tournament Series event last month at Coffey County Lake (Wolf Creek), posting a weight of 120.25 pounds of catfish.
The Midwest crappie fishing scene took a major hit earlier this week as a popular northeast Kansas lure manufacturer closed its doors.
Perry Reservoir in Jefferson County has long been a treasure trove for catfish hunters, and one spot in particular was the crown jewel — the Hog Trough.
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.
The state’s wildlife agency is tagging walleye with ultrasonic transmitters at a popular Kansas reservoir in the hopes of better understanding their behavior.
Various reports are starting to trickle in of people finding morel mushrooms in parts of southeastern Kansas.
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.
Jim Parsons and Thomas Heinen, both of Topeka, came out on top in the Flint Hills Bass Association’s season-opening tournament last Sunday on La Cygne Reservoir.
The Kansas paddlefish season begins next week, and fans of the ancient species of gamefish will soon have a chance to say “Fish on!”
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.