The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism on Thursday evening confirmed via a news release the presence of invasive zebra mussels in Geary State Fishing Lake in Geary County.
The “Fishing Planet” simulation video game has been hailed as one of the top fishing games on the market today, especially after making its jump to PlayStation 4 (free to play, no less!) in August.
However, an update that took place early Tuesday morning adds even more content to the already successful game, including kayak rentals, new fish species and topwater and night fishing.
What began as a part-time gig to help him enter crappie tournaments has blossomed into a full-time career for one area angler.
“Crappie” Chatt Martin, of Lawrence, said he began subsidizing his tournament fishing costs through his guiding service, Crappie Time Fishing, in 2000 while working his day job at Johnson County Community College.
The Kansas Crappie Club was in action again Saturday at the Toys for Tots benefit tournament and toy drive on Clinton Lake.
Ten crappie fishing teams took the water for a good cause Nov. 11 on a cold, windy day at Lake Perry.
Dustin Hobbs and Will Bevan took first place last weekend in the Kansas Crappie Club’s Veterans Day Shootout tournament with a seven-fish limit weighing 8.15 pounds. The team of Chris Morgan, Parker Still and Mike Roberts took second place with 7.15 pounds, while Shane Eustice, Don Beckstrom and Randy Wheeler took third with 7.02 pounds and had the big fish with a 1.61-pound slab.
Ducks Unlimited released information on its Kansas state convention, as well as several upcoming events set to take place in northeast Kansas.
The 2018 State DU Convention will run from Feb. 23-25 at Great Wolf Lodge and Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan.
Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, located near the Kansas-Nebraska-Missouri border, counted a total of 79,925 geese, 73,806 ducks and 55 bald eagles during its waterfowl survey Nov. 20.
College fishing clubs from across the state of Kansas will have a chance to compete close to home for a spot in the Bassmaster College Fishing National Championship.
Ruben Ramirez sent me an email last weekend asking me a few questions about the column I wrote about my experiences rainbow trout fishing at Lake Shawnee.
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With the chill of winter in the air and holiday season upon us, many anglers have left the chilly waterways for the comfort of their heated homes.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.