Growing up, many outdoors enthusiasts likely had a favorite professional hunter or angler they enjoyed watching on television shows or home video.
With September just around the corner, several hunting seasons are coming up worth noting.
The U.S. Department of the Interior has allocated $19,627,984 in funding to Kansas in support of critical state conservation and outdoor recreation projects, according to a news release from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.
Sutherlands Outdoors in Topeka announced on Wednesday that it will host a Winter Classic event Feb. 23-25.
The Kaw Valley chapter of Quail Forever will host its annual banquet Feb. 17 at the Optimist Building, 720 N.W. 50th Street in Topeka.
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If it seems like the lineup for the 2018 Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show is all over the map, it’s because it is — by design.
“Yes, there is something at the show for all those that love Kansas outdoors,” said Phil Taunton, organizer and host of the What’s in Outdoors radio program on KVOE-AM (1400) in Emporia.
With 98 percent of Kansas land privately owned, it sometimes can be a challenge to find a spot to hunt — especially in more populated areas.
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever are hosting their annual two-day Kansas State Convention from Feb. 2-3 at the Atrium Hotel and Conference Center in Hutchinson.
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.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.