A potential cougar spotting, a fledging bald eagle and a street-wise turkey are just a few of the unusual and interesting items worth discussing this week in the great outdoors.
Bill that would authorize increases in hunting, fishing permit fees won’t be heard by Senate committee
The chairman of the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee says he doesn’t plan to hold hearings on a bill that would allow the state to raise prices for hunting, fishing and furharvesting licenses and permits.
According to a report from Radio Iowa, a mandatory hunter’s safety course is being implemented into the seventh- and eighth-grade P.E. curriculum at two Iowa middle schools.
For those looking to try some predator hunting this year but not sure where to start, a workshop next month in Manhattan is the perfect place to find out.
Illinois-based GS Media and Events announced this week it has purchased eight outdoors consumer shows from Missouri-based RJ Promotions, Inc., including the Topeka RV and Sport Show and the Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show, both of which take place annually at the Kansas Expocentre.
Growing up, many outdoors enthusiasts likely had a favorite professional hunter or angler they enjoyed watching on television shows or home video.
The National Wild Turkey Federation has a bevy of events coming up for hunting enthusiasts of all ages to partake in this fall.
With September just around the corner, several hunting seasons are coming up worth noting.
Despite being legally blind, Scott Evans can see what most can’t.
After getting mostly skunked last week while trout fishing at Lake Shawnee, I was determined to come back this week and get a nice one.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.