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.
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.
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.
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.
Fishing guide Clyde Holscher talks strategy for catching rainbow trout on record-setting waters of Lake Shawnee
Local fishing guide Clyde "The Guide" Holscher holds up a big rainbow trout he caught while fishing recreationally on Lake Shawnee. He often fishes with longtime outdoors writer Ned Kehde, using Z-Man Fishing Products to "bass fish for trout" in the body of water known for carrying state-record fish in the past. (Submitted photograph)
Shawnee County Parks and Recreation will once again stock Lake Shawnee with 7,000 pounds of rainbow trout at noon Oct. 28, offering a unique experience for anglers in northeast Kansas.
The trout season officially opens Nov. 1 in Kansas, but the lake will be closed to fishing until Nov. 4 to allow more time for the fish to disperse. This also gives trout anglers more time to prepare and devise the perfect strategy to catch some big fish this fall on the man-made lake.
The crankbaits struck again earlier this week at Lake Shawnee, including one of the biggest fish I’ve ever seen in person.
Fisheries biologists from the KDWPT will begin a two-day fish stocking project at 11 a.m. Oct. 3 at Shady Creek Marina.
With fall finally starting to settle in across northeast Kansas, now is the perfect time to bust out the crankbaits in pursuit of bass and other panfish.
But when I headed up to Lake Shawnee on a dreary, cool Tuesday night, I couldn’t have dreamed the night that I would have fishing my little 2 1/8-inch Rapala Square 3 rattling crankbait from the bank.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.