Fishing icon Ned Kehde critical of plans to spray Lake Shawnee with herbicide to control Eurasian milfoil
Lake Shawnee has been identified time and again as one of the most idyllic locations in Shawnee County, leading county commissioners to invest heavily in the area in recent years with new walking paths and other features.
In addition to controlling vegetation within Lake Shawnee, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism also is in charge of regularly stocking the lake with fish to maintain healthy populations.
A group of six friends from the Topeka area ventured north earlier this summer for “the worst fishing trip ever,” a 23-year running joke that has become an annual tradition.
Kansas State’s Will Andrie and Gaige Blanton sat in prime position to make a final-day run at the program’s fourth national title last Saturday at the Bassmaster College Series National Championship in Dayton, Tenn.
High school and youth anglers from across Kansas — including a pair of Topekans — are set to represent the state next week in Tennessee as part of a pair of national fishing championships.
Tradition tells us there is only one way to catch catfish.
Old-time anglers have sworn for years that catching catfish requires big treble or circle hooks, a heavy weight and some sort of smelly bait. But you’d be surprised about some of the things that’ll catch a whiskered giant, and more often than not recently, people have reported catching them on bass and crappie lures.
The Topeka chapter of Ducks Unlimited will host its 52nd annual banquet and live auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center in downtown Topeka.
When high humidity and near-triple-digit temperatures make being outdoors feel like torture, many anglers give up on their piscatorial pursuits and opt to stay inside, where the A/C is.
Seaman grad Aaron Eigenman and Havensville’s Adam Krause won the Catfish Chasers Tournament Series event last month at Coffey County Lake (Wolf Creek), posting a weight of 120.25 pounds of catfish.
For those who love trying out the newest fishing lures and gear, this is an exciting time.
The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST, kicked off Tuesday and will continue through Friday in Orlando, Fla., giving anglers an exciting look at all the new equipment that major companies in the fishing industry are set to release this fiscal year.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.