A hunting-themed event for youths ages 11 to 18 is set to take place next weekend in Linwood.
The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission approved the 2019-20 big game season dates, among other items, during its March 28 meeting in Topeka.
The Justin Corbet Foundation Youth in the Outdoors Day is set to run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4 at Ravenwood Lodge, 10147 S.W. 61st Street in Topeka.
Elk hunting is well known for being a physically challenging endeavor.
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.
Chris Morgan and Michael Roberts finished out the Kansas Crappie Club regular season strong on Saturday, weighing 9.09 pounds of fish to take first place at the Melvern Reservoir tournament ahead of the Sept. 8-9 state championship.
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.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.