Fishing icon Ned Kehde critical of plans to spray Lake Shawnee with herbicide to control Eurasian milfoil
Lake Shawnee has been identified time and again as one of the most idyllic locations in Shawnee County, leading county commissioners to invest heavily in the area in recent years with new walking paths and other features.
In addition to controlling vegetation within Lake Shawnee, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism also is in charge of regularly stocking the lake with fish to maintain healthy populations.
When high humidity and near-triple-digit temperatures make being outdoors feel like torture, many anglers give up on their piscatorial pursuits and opt to stay inside, where the A/C is.
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.
It was an exciting week full of new fishing product announcements, but the 2019 International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades — better known as ICAST — came to a close.
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.
The state’s wildlife agency is tagging walleye with ultrasonic transmitters at a popular Kansas reservoir in the hopes of better understanding their behavior.
Weekends will be the best time to fish in April, according to the Fishing Calendar mobile app.
The Topeka-area chapter of Ducks Unlimited announced recently it is hosting a Firearm Frenzy and European Pheasant Hunt on March 31 at Muddy Creek Game Bird Farm, 8721 N.E. Brown Road in Meriden.
Anglers will have a chance to compete against national competition for a cash prize while helping a good cause in the months ahead.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.