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Here is a picture of a 17 lb steelhead that I caught on the Clearwater River in Orofino, Idaho in October..  I caught her on a yellow chartreuse, size 6 jig (one that we made with your hooks, mold and paint).  She was 34 inches long.

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Kansas frog fishing season opens July 1

Kansas Youth Catch, Photo and Release Contest announced

Wray seeks shelter, finds fish to win Central Divisional
Kansas team and member finish second

How to find a Kansas fishing hole this summer

Preston Frazell leads Central Divisional
after two days on Eufaula

Kansas team in second place

Wray wrangles wind to take early Central Divisional Lead

Kansans Koblitze and Perry 14th in National Walleye Championship
Eleven Kansas two-angler teams included in field for national title

No license required for anglers June 7-8

Three Kansas state parks make "Top 36" list

Browning repeats at Red River in Central Open

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Catfish Tournament to benefit Wichita's Watson Park April 26

Youth fishing clinic scheduled for June 6 and 7 at Tuttle Creek

Angler Education Certification Course set for May 17

Catch the "Fish Management in Kansas" video online

2014 Kansas fishing forecast a recipe book
for great angling

Anglers can dish up a great day on the water using information
found in the
2014 Fishing Forecast

New Oklahoma state record rainbow trout breaks 47-year-old record

Milford fish hatchery supply lake new winter hours in place now
Hatchery supply lake, known as the Gathering Pond, open to fishing only on weekends under winter hours

Lake Shawnee angler catches alien fish
KDWPT advises anglers who catch exotic fish to not return them to water

Kansas State Park cabins offer great indoor and outdoor fun

Bassmaster Magazine names top lakes for 2013
Kansas' Sebelius falls from list
while Perry and Wilson slip in ratings

Crappie limit reduced to 20 per day at Glen Elder Reservoir

KDHE issues fish consumption advisories
Advisories provide guidelines for eathing fish taken from certain locations

F.I.S.H. pays landowners to allow fishing access
Enrolled private waters can benefit from fish stocking and habitat management

New Kansas state record Rainbow Trout tips scales at 15.72 pounds

NEW STATE RECORD RAINBOW TROUT TIPS SCALES AT 15.72 POUNDSAngler Josh McCullough caught the behemoth trout from Kill Creek Park Lake in Johnson County

April 10, 2014 - PRATT – In Kansas trout waters, it’s not uncommon to drop a lure and get a bite after a few minutes, but to drop a lure, get a bite, and reel in a 15.72-pound rainbow trout is almost unheard of. Read Story


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Cheney FishingJuly 29, 2014 - Cheney - July 29, 2014 Tues. morning. Started by vertical jigging for perch. 10 caught in the 8" length.  Then went to downrigging and came up with 8 Wipers most today were well over 21".  Two nice Walleye. One 26" other 22". Had to work at it today. Fish were tightly grouped feeding on shad.  Yesterday could only find perch and that was fun jigging for them. Caught around 20.  Mark.

July 24, 2014 - Cheney - July 24, 2014 Thurs. morning. As thought. Surface water temp. back up to around 80. Not back to wearing fish counter out but had a real good day. Total of 18 caught. Cleaned two really nice fat 24" Walleye's. Found shad only two area's and that's were i caught the fish. And the shad were limited in those area's but big fish feeding. Rest of fish were nice Wipers and 4 of those over 21" rest short. All of last week shad ALL over the place. Went to clean Walleye at cleaning station and bunch of shad feeding on my scraps in water. Forecast another cool front coming next week. The color of the Walleye were not pretty. Can't describe but just a flat color. Kind of ugly. But, fat and healthy. The Walleye i catch at Coffey Co. Lake, (wolf creek nuclear power plant) ? Those Walleye are extremely colorfully like you seen on T.V. or a magazine. Strange at Cheney.  Nice big fillets. Will cook for dinner. Mark

July 21, 2014 - Cheney - July 21, 2014 Monday morning. Fishing has taken a nose dive for me. Cool weather last week drop water temp. 3 fish caught all small. Not surprising. Occurred before in years past. Water temp. needs to warm back up and then watch out.  Mark

July 13, 2014 - Cheney - Went to Cheney Saturday evening 7/12, it was late, but I decided to go any way. Instantly started catching wipers. Both big and small. I didn't keep anything, decided to just catch and release. I had a lot of fun catching fish though. Only one sub legal walleye
Went out again for a couple hours on Sunday 7/13 and was still able to find a few fish. Tonight all the legal ones were Walleye. Still caught a bunch of small wipers, white bass and white perch.  

Erik Sisk

fowler2cheneywiperJune 11, 2014 - Cheney - June 11, 2014 Weds. morning. Another excellent day for Wipers. Most are 18 to 20" but did manage about 8 above 21". One nice keeper walleye. Total of 29 caught. Many doubles caught. Enjoy the clear water. Most the time it's not this clear. In picture we did not even have time to eat lunch on the boat as seen with apple the the mouth.  Awesome fishing going on now. Location location location and depth and good electronics a must. My Lowrance HDS-10, and my Garmin GPS  is awesome.    Mark





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