Bass fishing is the pits in southeast Kansas

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Kan. -- Gordon Elliott sat back in a boat on one of the strip pits he owns, and talked about how fortunate he is to be in the middle of a relatively undiscovered bass-fishing paradise.

But 45 years ago, his opinion of Kansas was ...

Rainbow run riddle: Superior anglers await trout

FRENCH RIVER, Minn. -- Ray Sickler of Knife River stood thigh-deep in Lake Superior at the mouth of the French River tossing a bobber-rig for Kamloops rainbow trout. The big rainbows should have been around on this mid-May Monday, gathering ...