Recent Hayden graduate Thomas Heinen had a somewhat disappointing finish to his high school fishing career last month, as he and teammate Brock Bila were unable to make the final day of fishing during the SAF/FLW High School National Championship on Lake Pickwick in Alabama.
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.
As someone who spends a lot of his time watching YouTube videos, surfing Facebook pages and perusing online shops for all things fishing, every now and then I see or hear about a piece of new technology that just blows me away.
The heat of summer can lead to some great fishing, but it can also make things miserable out on the water.
B&P Jighead selling pink weedless Ned Rig jigheads to raise funds for Susan G. Komen breast cancer research
As of Saturday morning, Midwest Finesse anglers will be able to pick up some pink lures for a good cause.
For Midwest Finesse fishing enthusiasts, one name typically stands out among the most influential — Ned Kehde.
DeSoto’s Connor and Dylan Nimrod qualified for Bassmaster’s high school national championship thanks to one big, long day 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.
Each year, it seems like one lure or setup becomes the hot bait on the bass tournament trails.
The air may still be a bit chilly, but the fishing has been hot so far this spring.
Recently I got a chance to do some dock fishing and decided to try out some new jig heads that I ordered online. The company, B&P Jighead, advertises itself as the “Home of the Tru Set Weedless Ned Rig.” If you’ve read my columns, you know I’ve done a lot of Midwest Finesse fishing recently and have a lot of love for the Ned Rig, named after Lawrence resident Ned Kehde. One of the problems I have with Z-Man’s Finesse ShroomZ mushroom jig head, though, is that my hooks will often get tangled up in weeds or snagged on structure during retrieves.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.