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.
Tradition tells us there is only one way to catch catfish.
Old-time anglers have sworn for years that catching catfish requires big treble or circle hooks, a heavy weight and some sort of smelly bait. But you’d be surprised about some of the things that’ll catch a whiskered giant, and more often than not recently, people have reported catching them on bass and crappie lures.
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.
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.
ICAST 2019 has officially set sail.
The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades got underway Tuesday morning in Orlando, Fla., offering eager anglers an early look at some of the new products, as well as upgrades to old products, that the fishing industry will be offering in the coming year.
For those who love trying out the newest fishing lures and gear, this is an exciting time.
The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST, kicked off Tuesday and will continue through Friday in Orlando, Fla., giving anglers an exciting look at all the new equipment that major companies in the fishing industry are set to release this fiscal year.
The Midwest crappie fishing scene took a major hit earlier this week as a popular northeast Kansas lure manufacturer closed its doors.
As if the flooding conditions across most of the state weren’t enough to drive away the anglers, this past week has been oppressively hot and humid in Kansas.
They say when you love what you’re doing, you never work a day in your life.
An Olathe man may one day find out if that maxim is a true statement, thanks to the power of e-commerce and his love of fishing.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.