Bluebird skies and abundant sun helped heat the waters of Lake Shawnee to 59 degrees Saturday, a warm welcome to the approximately 7,000 pounds of rainbow trout stocked by Crystal Lake Fisheries, of Ava, Mo.
Topekans Thomas Heinen and Larry Brumley took the win Saturday at the Kansas BASS Nation Conservation Tournament at Melvern Reservoir.
The pristine waters of the Canadian wilderness, tucked away from civilization, are known to house some of the most ample fisheries in the world.
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.
Sitting on a boat in the middle of the lake at night might be one of the most relaxing things on the world.
First bass caught on frog lure, live bluegill among milestones set by Kansas angler over holiday weekend
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Any time you can knock off a new milestone in fishing, it’s exciting. Sometimes, you knock off several in one go.
There’s no place like home when it comes to bass fishing.
The heat of summer can lead to some great fishing, but it can also make things miserable out on the water.
I had a wild time fishing last week across Topeka.
I decided to start out by walking along Shunga Creek, hoping to see some bass in the deeper spots after the rains we’ve been having.
For those who have tried fishing Kansas waters in the past month, you may have noticed that the unusual weather patterns have been making the fish act a little wacky.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.