It was an exciting week full of new fishing product announcements, but the 2019 International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades — better known as ICAST — came to a close.
ICAST 2019 has officially set sail.
The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades got underway Tuesday morning in Orlando, Fla., offering eager anglers an early look at some of the new products, as well as upgrades to old products, that the fishing industry will be offering in the coming year.
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.
Topeka fishing guide Clyde Holscher helping design new Midwest Finesse hard bait for Yakima Bait Company
A Topeka fishing guide and veteran is helping to steer a longtime cold-water lure company into the über-hot bass market.
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.
During the early season before the spawn, crappie and panfish bites can be difficult to detect at times with traditional methods.
With ice beginning to thaw on lakes across the state, many anglers have a specific species in mind they’re looking to target.
With the end of 2017 in sight, it’s time to clear out my metaphorical mail bag with some of the emails I’ve received from hunters and anglers that I haven’t gotten around to writing about.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.