Kids looking to get into hunting this fall will have several opportunities next month:
The 21st annual Youth Outdoor Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Hays City Sportsmen’s Club, 5810 230th Ave. in Hays.
Fall is right around the corner, and with it some great waterfowl hunting.
Freshmen Lexi Heckel, left, and Wyatt Gigot were among more than 800 competitors Saturday during the state trapshooting championship at the Kansas Trapshooters Association in Sedgwick. Lexi began trapshooting last October during the fall high school league. This photo was taken at the Garden City Trap & Skeet Club on the last day of Spring High School League Competition. (Submitted photos)
More than 800 high school shooters competed last Saturday in the 2018 Kansas Trapshooters Association High School State Shoot in Sedgwick.
The Catfish Chasers Tournament Series will host its Catfish for Kids Benefit Tournament from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 16 at Council Grove Reservoir.
Kids ages 6-16 will have an opportunity to explore a bevy of outdoors activities next weekend.
For 10-year-old Braden Reddick, this hunting season has been a season of firsts.
Sutherlands Outdoors in Topeka is hosting a Big Turkey Contest from April 9 through May 31.
Sometimes, the first time’s a charm.
That was the case for 7-year-old Hunter Grady, who recently shot a once-in-a-lifetime trophy gobbler — his first tom — while turkey hunting with his dad, Justin.
Despite being legally blind, Scott Evans can see what most can’t.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.