You may not believe it when looking outside at the white layer of snow covering the ground, but spring is nearly upon us.
Well, I didn’t have any luck during the trout opener Nov. 3 at Lake Shawnee.
At least not for trout.
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.
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.
The heat of summer can lead to some great fishing, but it can also make things miserable out on the water.
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.
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.