A new finesse hardbait just hit the market, and the father of finesse fishing approves.
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.
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.
If it seems like the lineup for the 2018 Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show is all over the map, it’s because it is — by design.
“Yes, there is something at the show for all those that love Kansas outdoors,” said Phil Taunton, organizer and host of the What’s in Outdoors radio program on KVOE-AM (1400) in Emporia.
The 2018 Topeka Boat and Outdoor Show will focus on drawing in a younger audience, according to organizer Phil Taunton.
Looking for some good stocking stuffer ideas? Following is a list of fishing-related gifts under $10 for the angler in your life.
There’s an old saying that fishing is just a jerk on one end of a line waiting for a jerk on the other end of the line.
For a few hours on the opening morning of rainbow trout fishing at Lake Shawnee, there we were — about 30 jerks sitting there, waiting for another jerk.
BERRYTON — It’s not often an angler will catch two personal bests in the same day.
Yet, I had just such an outing earlier this month while fishing on a farm pond owned by my friend from college, Linnzi Fusco, and her family.
Fishing guide Clyde Holscher talks strategy for catching rainbow trout on record-setting waters of Lake Shawnee
Local fishing guide Clyde "The Guide" Holscher holds up a big rainbow trout he caught while fishing recreationally on Lake Shawnee. He often fishes with longtime outdoors writer Ned Kehde, using Z-Man Fishing Products to "bass fish for trout" in the body of water known for carrying state-record fish in the past. (Submitted photograph)
Shawnee County Parks and Recreation will once again stock Lake Shawnee with 7,000 pounds of rainbow trout at noon Oct. 28, offering a unique experience for anglers in northeast Kansas.
The trout season officially opens Nov. 1 in Kansas, but the lake will be closed to fishing until Nov. 4 to allow more time for the fish to disperse. This also gives trout anglers more time to prepare and devise the perfect strategy to catch some big fish this fall on the man-made lake.
The shorelines of Lake Shawnee will once again be awash with anglers after the Shawnee County Parks and Recreation department unloads an estimated 7,000 pounds of rainbow trout at 6 a.m. Oct. 28 from the east boat ramp.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.