Topekans Brandon Manis and Marc Shepard pulled out their first victory of the season on the Kansas Crappie Trail on Sunday at Clinton Reservoir, weighing 9.93 pounds of fish, including a 1.59-pound slab that earned them the Big Fish award, as well.
Frank Haidusek and Dalton Thomas topped the rest of the field by nearly 3 pounds last Sunday during the Kansas Crappie Club Division 1 season opener on El Dorado Reservoir.
Louisburg’s Ryan German and Gardner’s Tony Niemeyer came away with the victory against 18 other teams last Sunday at Hillsdale Reservoir during the Kansas Crappie Trail season opener.
Topekan among four anglers picked to represent Kansas on Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team
The 2019 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team was announced earlier this week, and four anglers will represent Kansas this year, including a Topekan.
A father watched proudly as his young son expertly pitched a Whopper Plopper fishing lure into a glass tank full of water, a crowd watching from the side to see the reactions of the fish suspending inside.
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.
This year’s Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show will introduce its audience to a new way to enjoy the outdoors with your canine companion.
The Kansas Crappie Club’s Ronald McDonald House Charities Benefit Crappie Tournament is slated for Saturday, Oct. 27, at Perry Reservoir.
Tony Niemeyer and Ryan German weighed in 7.90 pounds of crappie Oct. 7 to win the final regular-season tournament on the Kansas Crappie Trail at Melvern Reservoir.
Matthew Rogers and Baylor Mead took first place Sept. 28-29 at the Mr. Crappie National Crappie Championship Tournament at Truman Lake in Clinton, Mo., posting a two-day, 14-fish total of 21.19 pounds.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.