The 21st annual Youth Outdoor Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Hays City Sportsmen’s Club, 5810 230th Ave. in Hays.
The Catfish Chasers Tournament Series will host its Catfish for Kids Benefit Tournament from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 16 at Council Grove Reservoir.
Kids ages 6-16 will have an opportunity to explore a bevy of outdoors activities next weekend.
Sometimes, the first time’s a charm.
That was the case for 7-year-old Hunter Grady, who recently shot a once-in-a-lifetime trophy gobbler — his first tom — while turkey hunting with his dad, Justin.
Despite being legally blind, Scott Evans can see what most can’t.
The strap and skeet ranges of Capital City Gun Club, located approximately 8 miles west of Topeka, opened for the season this weekend.
Sutherlands Outdoors in Topeka announced on Wednesday that it will host a Winter Classic event Feb. 23-25.
Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield, Mo., was recently named America’s Best New Attraction after it was voted on by readers from a list of nominees by USA Today.
There will be a gun show Dec. 9-10 at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka. The show will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. Tickets are $12 at the door for adults and $4 for kids.
The Kansas deer regular firearm season kicks off Wednesday and will continue through Dec. 10. All deer permits are valid during the firearm season, though unit, species, antlerless and equipment restrictions still apply to their permits. All hunters must have a Kansas hunting license. Hunters with archery permits must use archery equipment and hunters with muzzleloader permits must use muzzleloaders or archery equipment.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.