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.
George Zantvoort of FishingBooker.com, a website that helps anglers arrange fishing trips, shared with me an interesting story about a client of the website who was planning to fish in all 50 states.
After being named America’s Best New Attraction by USA TODAY, Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield, Mo., is up for another honor from the publication — “America’s Best Aquarium.”
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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.
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.
A new Topeka attraction and a Missouri wildlife center are among those leading the vote for a prestigious national tourism award.
Kansan fights for life as riptide takes him, waves capsize kayak at Gulf of Mexico fishing tournament
Two northeast Kansas anglers gained a newfound respect for the power of nature this fall during a pair of saltwater kayak fishing tournaments in the Gulf of Mexico.
Ozawkie resident’s ‘$4,000 fish’ wins wild kayak fishing tournament at Gulf of Mexico following hurricane
Ozawkie residents Isaac Jaap, 35, and Cody Simecka, 36, took off on the journey of a lifetime earlier this fall, a 12-day fishing trip spanning more than 3,000 miles that included a pair of saltwater kayak fishing tournaments.
If you’re looking to find the best times and days to go fishing, there’s one app I’ve tried that I’ve been super impressed with, and it’s simply called Fishing Calendar.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.