The Lure of the Week is an online column in which outdoors editor Brent Frazee profiles some of the new baits on the market. Today, he takes a look at two high-tech lures introduced by Livingston Lures.
Frog hunters love their summer tradition — getting together with friends to pursue the big bullfrogs that call out their location on hot, humid nights. There always are plenty of stories, mishaps and laughs along the way.
Table Rock is the place to go in Missouri; bass, catfish and bluegills have been hitting there. Milford Lake has produced good fishing in Kansas, with white bass and wipers, catfish and smallmouth bass providing plenty of bites.
A first-place prize of $50 will be awarded in each of three categories: local, national and international. Photos taken between Memorial Day and Labor Day are accepted. Deadline for entries is 11:59 p.m. Sept. 30.
As owner and guide for the Scenic City Fishing Charters business out of Chattanooga, Richard Simms often is on the water before the sun is even up. If he’s lucky, his customers will have a big catfish in the boat before dawn arrives. But even if they don’t, Simms knows chances are good that the big blues will bite later.
In Missouri, Smithville Lake is the place to go, with the fishing for white bass, black bass, catfish and crappies rated as good this week. In Kansas, Milford Lake is the best bet. There, white bass and wipers, blue catfish and smallmouth bass are biting.
Phil Taunton, 67, has a goal: to see that kids have the same opportunity to go fishing that his dad gave him during his childhood years. That is why he is a volunteer for Fishing’s Future, a national organization dedicated to teaching children and their parents the joys of fishing.
Kyle Alsop of Overland Park, who is entering his senior year at Kansas State, is competing in the Bassmaster national collegiate bass tournament this week. His goal? To win it and earn a berth in the prestigious Bassmaster Classic.
Lean muscle: It's what we all want, right? Long, toned muscles that look elegant - not "bulky." We talked to Jenn Randazzo, a registered dietician with a masters degree in nutrition and dietetics, for the best foods to eat for muscles, as well as some general background on building the body you want.
There are a lot of things you take into account when planning your running route: The views, how far you're planning on hitting pavement, and perhaps, hills. But have you ever thought about the air quality during your summer stride? A new wearable enviro-tracker called Tzoa (pronounced "zoa") uses internal sensors to measure air quality, temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, ambient light and UV (sun) exposure. By connecting the device to a smartphone, you can view your readings and receive recommendations.