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Past articles by Josh:

'Not the norm': Kansas hunter shoots quadruple-bearded turkey

A hunter in northeast Kansas took down a turkey with four beards during the spring season. → Read More

NFL Draft Day 2: Topekan Teven Jenkins drafted 39th by Chicago Bears; Chiefs select LB, C

Oklahoma State offensive tackle Teven Jenkins, a native of Topeka, was selected with the 39th pick of the 2021 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears. → Read More

Leavenworth-based ProTuff Baits set for grand opening

Leavenworth, Kansas-based ProTuff Baits is set to begin offering its durable crappie jigs online this weekend when its new website launches Sunday. → Read More

KDWPT to testify on bill seeking to allow transfer of landowner, tenant deer permits to nonresidents

A bill concerning the transfer of Kansas landowner or tenant deer hunting permits to nonresidents will have a public hearing Monday at the Statehouse. → Read More

Fishing guide finds sunken car in Perry using real-time sonar with Kansas roots

Fishing guide Joe Bragg was enjoying a day on the lake when he located a sunken vehicle using a Panoptix LiveScope made by Garmin, a Kansas-based company. → Read More

Outdoor notebook: Lake Shawnee to stock 7,000 pounds of rainbow trout on Feb. 26

Fishing will close for about one week after Lake Shawnee stocks 7,000 pounds of rainbow trout on Feb. 26. → Read More

Lake Shawnee closed for week after rainbow trout stocking

Air temperatures dipped into the 30s on Saturday morning as crews from Shawnee County Parks and Recreation and Ava, Mo.-based Crystal Lake Fisheries were → Read More

Potential state-record whitetail: A 14-year-old Kansas girl shot this monster 40-point buck

Paslie Werth, 14, of Cimarron, Kansas, shot a once-in-a-lifetime deer while rifle hunting on family property with her father, Kurt. → Read More

Stabbing at fireworks stand on S.W. Fairlawn leads to arrest

The Topeka Police Department announced early Friday it had made an arrest in a Thursday evening stabbing at a local fireworks stand that left one man with → Read More

Man found with life-threatening injuries at electric substation in Topeka

The Topeka Police Department, along with the Topeka Fire Department and AMR, responded at approximately 5:32 p.m. Thursday to a medical call at the electrical substation in the 3700 block of S.W. 29th.Callers reported hearing an explosion and seeing an adult male fall to the ground, according to Topeka police Lt. Matt Danielson.Responders arrived on the scene and located an adult male inside the… → Read More

Outdoor notebook: Lake Shawnee to be stocked with trout

Topeka’s Lake Shawnee will be stocked with 7,000 pounds of rainbow trout on Feb. 22. This marks the second trout stocking of the 2019-20 Kansas → Read More

Former Kansas City Royals owner David Glass dies at 84

David Glass owned the Royals for 20 seasons before selling them in November. Kansas City won the 2015 World Series under his ownership. → Read More

One person found shot Saturday night in East Topeka

One person was found by police Saturday night suffering from a gunshot wound from an altercation in East Topeka. Topeka police responded to a report of an → Read More

Kansas state parks to allow e-bicycles

Those wishing for a faster way to see the sights at Kansas' many state parks are in luck.The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission last week voted → Read More

Tentative Kansas Crappie Trail schedule unveiled for 2020

The Kansas Crappie Trail announced its tentative 2020 tournament schedule on Thursday night. The 2020 KCT state championship is planned for Sept. 12-13 at → Read More

Josh Rouse: Kansas dove season set to kick off with several youth hunts across state

With summer drawing to a close, the first week of September brings with it a bevy of new hunting seasons to keep outdoors enthusiasts happy.Dove season is → Read More

Josh Rouse: Five tips for catching multiple species of fish during a heat wave

When high humidity and near-triple-digit temperatures make being outdoors feel like torture, many anglers give up on their piscatorial pursuits and opt to → Read More

Josh Rouse: Ice fishing methods pay off during heat wave

As if the flooding conditions across most of the state weren’t enough to drive away the anglers, this past week has been oppressively hot and humid → Read More

Keeper Corner: Cousins hook into nice catfish at Perry Spillway

Cameron Brian, left, of Topeka, and his cousin, Abigail River, of Manning, Iowa, hold up a pair of nice catfish they caught this summer while fishing with → Read More

State-record fish: 66-pound bigmouth buffalo caught by Cheney track and field star; Colorado bluegill record shattered

A recent high school track and field champion set a different kind of state record last weekend in south-central Kansas.Recent Cheney graduate Trey → Read More