Waterfowl hunters can take advantage of relaxed regulations when hunting light geese beginning Monday as the 2018 Light Goose Conservation Order season kicks off.
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Catfish Chasers organizer David Studebaker notes huge growth in tournament series, sport of catfishing
With the Catfish Chasers Tournament Series coming up on its 10th season, organizer David Studebaker thinks the best is yet to come.
There’s good reason for his optimism. In July, for example, a night tournament sponsored by Reed Chevrolet in St. Joseph, Mo., will offer a free 2018 Chevrolet 4x4 pickup truck if someone weighs in a bag of more than 225 pounds. That’s in addition to the $5,000 guaranteed first-place prize. This isn’t a small-time tournament series anymore.
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.
A new Topeka attraction and a Missouri wildlife center are among those leading the vote for a prestigious national tourism award.
What began as a part-time gig to help him enter crappie tournaments has blossomed into a full-time career for one area angler.
“Crappie” Chatt Martin, of Lawrence, said he began subsidizing his tournament fishing costs through his guiding service, Crappie Time Fishing, in 2000 while working his day job at Johnson County Community College.
Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, located near the Kansas-Nebraska-Missouri border, counted a total of 79,925 geese, 73,806 ducks and 55 bald eagles during its waterfowl survey Nov. 20.
College fishing clubs from across the state of Kansas will have a chance to compete close to home for a spot in the Bassmaster College Fishing National Championship.
Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge in nearby Mound City, Mo., counted a total of 63,406 geese and 127,010 ducks during its most recent waterfowl count Tuesday.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism issued an advisory earlier this week to waterfowl hunters using dogs this season.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.