Prevalence of chronic wasting disease — a cousin to mad cow disease that affects deer, elk and other cervids — is on the rise in western Kansas, according to a biologist with the state’s top wildlife agency.
Fishing League Worldwide announced on Friday that it will host a high school fishing summer camp from July 24-27 on the Murray State University campus in Benton, Ky., with a tournament to follow.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism on Thursday evening reported that game wardens had confirmed a mountain lion sighting in Rooks County, located just north of Hays in north-central Kansas.
The Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show added some more heavy hitters to its lineup of seminar speakers on Friday, when a tentative schedule was released by organizer Phil Taunton.
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.
Ticks are always a concern when going into the woods or duck marshes for hunting, but a species of tick not natively found in the continental United States has shown up in nine different states, causing alarm from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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.
Chris Morgan and Michael Roberts finished out the Kansas Crappie Club regular season strong on Saturday, weighing 9.09 pounds of fish to take first place at the Melvern Reservoir tournament ahead of the Sept. 8-9 state championship.
The National Wild Turkey Federation has a bevy of events coming up for hunting enthusiasts of all ages to partake in this fall.
A plan designed to help Nebraska meet waterflow obligations on a shared river may cause irreversible harm to the waterways it’s supposed to protect, including those in Kansas, according to officials in Kansas’ wildlife agency.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.