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.
Ozawkie resident’s ‘$4,000 fish’ wins wild kayak fishing tournament at Gulf of Mexico following hurricane
Ozawkie residents Isaac Jaap, 35, and Cody Simecka, 36, took off on the journey of a lifetime earlier this fall, a 12-day fishing trip spanning more than 3,000 miles that included a pair of saltwater kayak fishing tournaments.
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.
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.
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.
A public auction Nov. 15 at Maxwell Wildlife Refuge will feature the sale of 40 of the state’s surplus bison, including 10 2-year-old bulls, four cows, eight yearling heifers, eight yearling bulls, five heifer calves and five bull calves.
As though created by angels and delivered to my mouth on a lightning bolt of flavor, Arby’s limited-edition Venison Sandwich left me feeling as though I had caught a glimpse of the heavens and all their splendor before being jettisoned back down to the duldrums of reality.
The one-day-only offer of this delectable morsel has come and gone, and I once again must roam the earth longingly, dreaming of the day the delightful deer steak drenched in juniper berry steak sauce and adorned with a light blanket of crispy onions will once again touch my lips.
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.
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.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.