The latest results from area fishing tournaments and notices of upcoming events.
Want to get away from it all without really leaving the city? Try the hiking trails at Burr Oak Woods or the Parkville Nature Sanctuary. The Kansas City metro area is filled with beautiful hiking trails tucked away in the green spaces that development hasnt touched.
There are places not far from the fast pace of city life where you can hike into a different world.
Johnson County woman lands her fish of a lifetime, a big striped marlin
Fishing report for June 13
Results of area fishing tournaments and notices of upcoming events.
For a Merriam couple, fishing is the key to a happy marriage. They fish together for long hours on small, overlooked conservation-area lakes and catch big largemouths.
Big surprise results in big fish for Olathe fisherman casting for crappies at pond.
Brent’s best bet: You’d better set the alarm clock and get up early if you plan to fish Table Rock Lake this weekend. Some of the best action is taking place in the first hour of daylight, where the topwater fishing has been excellent for white bass and largemouth and smallmouth bass. The white bass fishing has also been excellent a little later on inline spinners and Rat-L-Traps where fish are schooling.
Results of area fishing tournaments, and a list of upcoming events.
Despite opposition from Arkansas officials, the Missouri Department of Conservation has decided to stock a new supply of about 16,000 striped bass in the Missouri side of Bull Shoals Lake, a popular fishing lake that lies mostly across the state line in Arkansas.
Teenagers from southeast Kansas organize a catfish tournament to serve as a memorial for a friend who recently died of brain cancer.
An unlikely success: Two boys from Caney, Kan., have gained an Internet following with their hunting, fishing videos.
Teenager Denny First didn’t get to weigh the big wiper he caught at Shawnee Mission Lake, but he knows it was a monster
Brent’s best bet: The fishing at El Dorado Lake near Wichita is hot. Fishermen are catching nice-sized walleyes drifting the flats. And they’re picking up stripers and white bass trolling crankbaits along windy banks.
Royals broadcaster Fred White, who died on May 15, was as passionate about the Kansas outdoors as he was baseball.
Results of area fishing tournaments and upcoming events.
The lowly sucker is king for the day when Nixa, Mo., has its annual Sucker Day.
Looking for something different? How about a toad race or a big bowl of porcupine stew?
Kansas City angler using vintage tackle hauls in big bass on the final cast of the day at Happy Holler Lake.
Brent’s best bet: The fishing is hot at Pomona Lake this week. The crappie spawn appears to be over, but that doesn’t mean they have stopped hitting. In fact, many limits of crappies have been caught in 15 to 18 feet of water in the brush. Wipers and white bass are being caught on the flats, and catfish also are hitting.
Results of area fishing tournaments and events coming up.
The Ozarks region is renowned for its shallow, scenic float streams. Whether you'e traveling by canoe or by johnboat in search of fishing adventure, the area has plenty to offer. Here are 20 rivers and creeks that offer great floating.
Looking for a way to hike into Missouri's outdoors? Here are plenty of options.