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.
KDWPT: Many Kansas hunting, fishing licenses to become valid for 365 days after purchase; auto-enroll feature added
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism on Wednesday announced a new auto-renew feature for the purchase of hunting and fishing licenses that will be available for 2018, as well as a change in how long certain licenses will remain valid.
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.
If you’re a fan of bass fishing, you’ve likely attempted at least once to use a hollow-bodied frog lure. Most likely, you haven’t had the best results with it.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism announced Wednesday evening that Woodson State Fishing Lake is under a new public fish salvage order — allowing anglers to catch fish by by snagging, seine, gig and by hand, with no creel or length limits and no limit to the number of poles that can be used.
After receiving an email from a reader recently about fishing in Shunga Creek, I thought it would be fun to head back to Big Shunga Park in southwest Topeka and walking the creek again to see how I could do.
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A crowd of onlookers gathered at mid-day Saturday at Lake Shawnee’s east boat ramp as the frigid waters became filled with about half of the more than 7,000 pounds of rainbow trout that were scheduled to be stocked that day. The remainder of the fish were released on the other side of the lake.
If you’re looking to find the best times and days to go fishing, there’s one app I’ve tried that I’ve been super impressed with, and it’s simply called Fishing Calendar.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.