You may not believe it when looking outside at the white layer of snow covering the ground, but spring is nearly upon us.
Well, I didn’t have any luck during the trout opener Nov. 3 at Lake Shawnee.
At least not for trout.
A new finesse hardbait just hit the market, and the father of finesse fishing approves.
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.
The last throes of a brutally hot summer are upon us, and if you’ve done much pond fishing recently you know that the weeds and other plantlife that inhabit the small bodies of water are at their peak.
First bass caught on frog lure, live bluegill among milestones set by Kansas angler over holiday weekend
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Any time you can knock off a new milestone in fishing, it’s exciting. Sometimes, you knock off several in one go.
I took some time off from work last week to relax after a busy month on the copy desk, which gave me the perfect opportunity to get some fishing in and try out some new things.
The heat of summer can lead to some great fishing, but it can also make things miserable out on the water.
With the mercury expected to rise into the triple digits this weekend and hover in the upper 90s for some time, fishing at this time of the year isn’t for the faint of heart.
However, for those who can stand the heat, it can be a productive time of the year for crappie and bass.
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.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.