Kansan fights for life as riptide takes him, waves capsize kayak at Gulf of Mexico fishing tournament
Two northeast Kansas anglers gained a newfound respect for the power of nature this fall during a pair of saltwater kayak fishing tournaments in the Gulf of Mexico.
There will be a gun show Dec. 9-10 at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka. The show will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. Tickets are $12 at the door for adults and $4 for kids.
The Kansas deer regular firearm season kicks off Wednesday and will continue through Dec. 10. All deer permits are valid during the firearm season, though unit, species, antlerless and equipment restrictions still apply to their permits. All hunters must have a Kansas hunting license. Hunters with archery permits must use archery equipment and hunters with muzzleloader permits must use muzzleloaders or archery equipment.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will host its 2017 Youth and Women’s Celebrity Pheasant Hunt on Dec. 9 at Lake Waconda.
Game wardens with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will work with Kansas Highway Patrol troopers and county sheriff’s office deputies next weekend to conduct several highway checkpoints at various locations in central, southeast and western Kansas.
I received a cool email from Rick Towers recently regarding the Shunga Creek.
As you may recall, I wrote a column earlier this year about my experience fishing on the Shunga — and my surprise when I actually caught some decent bass on it.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism issued an advisory earlier this week to waterfowl hunters using dogs this season.
Tuttle Creek State Park staff and local experts will host a free, public afternoon trapping and predator-calling workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 4 at the park office, 5800 A River Pond Road in Manhattan.
Pre-registration isn’t required to attend.
COUNCIL GROVE – Area youth are invited to attend a free shotgun and archery shooting and safety clinic on Oct. 28 at Council Grove Lake.
Arby’s announced on Wednesday it will begin offering venison sandwiches again — this time nationwide — starting Oct. 21 at all 3,300 locations spanning seven countries.
However, for patrons living near three restaurants in Colorado, Wyoming and Montana, something extra also will be on the menu this hunting season — a special, limited-edition elk sandwich.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.