Month: February 2018

Those Bottom Blues – Truman Lake Blue Catfish

The sunrise over Truman Lake as we crossed a bridge. Catching shad in a casting net is no easy task. Clouds of them appeared on the electronics and surfaced around us, but the net repeatedly came up empty. The anticipation grew as we searched for the bait that would help us catch some monster, bottom-dwelling …

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Kansas City Star Fishing Report – February 14

Report This week’s fishing report is about the same as the previous week’s. The ice has persisted with cold weather from this past weekend. Luckily, a major warm-up is underway at the time of this writing and will continue through the weekend. Most, if not all, lakes should be open for boating by Saturday. Good …

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Kansas City Star Fishing Report – February 7

Report Well, the cold weather came and iced things up again. Most lakes froze back over completely, but warmer weather is expected to break things back open in the coming days. Many places were still slow, but Lake Taneycomo was red hot! We had a big group down there for the annual Conservation Federation of …

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Kansas City Star Fishing Report – January 31

Report This week’s fishing report hasn’t changed much from previous weeks. There was a break up of ice, but expected cold temperatures expected to bring more freezing water. Ice fishing not recommended for most lakes. January 31st Fishing Report Resources My resources for the fishing report include some great people and businesses. Be sure to …

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