B&P Jighead selling pink weedless Ned Rig jigheads to raise funds for Susan G. Komen breast cancer research
As of Saturday morning, Midwest Finesse anglers will be able to pick up some pink lures for a good cause.
There’s an old saying that when your job is something that you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.
Seventeen-year-old Ryan Murphy, a student at Bishop Carroll in Wichita, embraces that saying. Murphy, an avid angler, makes his own soft-plastic lures to sell online through his company, TTG Lures.
For Midwest Finesse fishing enthusiasts, one name typically stands out among the most influential — Ned Kehde.
DeSoto’s Connor and Dylan Nimrod qualified for Bassmaster’s high school national championship thanks to one big, long day on the water.
A lot of factors go into determining whether you’ll have a successful day of fishing — barometric pressure, water clarity, temperature, time of day, even the phase of the moon all play a part in determining fish activity.
For those who have tried fishing Kansas waters in the past month, you may have noticed that the unusual weather patterns have been making the fish act a little wacky.
Mid-creek musings as I ponder whether we’ll get as much rain this spring as last:
The air may still be a bit chilly, but the fishing has been hot so far this spring.
Recently I got a chance to do some dock fishing and decided to try out some new jig heads that I ordered online. The company, B&P Jighead, advertises itself as the “Home of the Tru Set Weedless Ned Rig.” If you’ve read my columns, you know I’ve done a lot of Midwest Finesse fishing recently and have a lot of love for the Ned Rig, named after Lawrence resident Ned Kehde. One of the problems I have with Z-Man’s Finesse ShroomZ mushroom jig head, though, is that my hooks will often get tangled up in weeds or snagged on structure during retrieves.
Hayden angler Thomas Heinen and teammate Brock Bila, of Louisburg, added some more hardware on Saturday to cement their legacy among the state’s all-time most successful high school anglers as Topeka teams took a 1-2 finish in central Kansas.
Hayden’s Thomas Heinen and Gypsum resident Hunter Baird have been picked to the 2018 Bassmaster High School All-State team for Kansas, with Heinen’s teammate Brock Bila, of Louisburg, earning an honorable mention nod.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.