<![CDATA[Outdoor Sports news from The Wichita Eagle in Wichita, KS | Kansas.com]]> http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/ en-us Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:23:33 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:23:33 CDT Outdoors 60 webmaster@wichitaeagle.com Outdoors calendar (July 30) http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92826867.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:30:02 CDT http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92826867.html Hot weather, hot fishing at Cheney http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article91953017.html#storylink=rss Kacci Everitt has some of his best action on white bass and wipers on 100-degree days

Middle of the day better than dawn and dusk

Casting heavy spoons is his favorite method

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El Dorado runner completes ‘world’s toughest foot race’ http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article91486852.html#storylink=rss George Myers started running in 2008 to help beat alcoholism, and to heal from loss of mother, brother

Badwater 135 is 135-mile run from 280 feet below sea level to 8,300 feet above

This year’s race was invitation-only, with 97 runners from 19 nations

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Order 'Michael Pearce’s Taste of Kansas Outdoors Cookbook' http://customercare.kansas.com/books/#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:03:39 CST http://customercare.kansas.com/books/ Midwest Hunt Fest returns to Century II next week http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article91489902.html#storylink=rss Hunting, fishing show in its fifth year and growing

Organizers promise more hunting/fishing displays

Door prizes, antler contest, archery open to the public

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Outdoors calendar (July 23) http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article91489982.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:00:17 CDT http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article91489982.html As purple martins’ yearly visit looms, some delight, some dread http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article91398257.html#storylink=rss Some 50,000 purple martins gather in downtown Wichita each year around Aug. 1

The flocks are a delight to birdwatchers

But they aren’t so fun for those charged with cleaning up the birds’ mess

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:37:05 CDT

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Carolina wren http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article91113487.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:27:57 CDT http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article91113487.html Top-water strikes add excitement to bass fishing http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article89949667.html#storylink=rss Best top-water lures mimic an injured minnow or frog on the surface

Some top-water lures are completely weedless and can be fished in thick moss

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Outdoors calendar (July 19) http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article89943217.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 17:45:01 CDT http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article89943217.html Buff-breasted sandpiper http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article89942912.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 17:44:02 CDT http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article89942912.html Watching Kansas wildlife? Save the best for last http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article88659662.html#storylink=rss Even in summer’s heat, wildlife can be seen in a day’s final hour

El Dorado State Park can offer viewing for prairie, woodland wildlife

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Recent Kansas rains good for anglers, bad for duck hunters http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article88660232.html#storylink=rss High water in lakes could give a good year class for anglers for several years

Same heavy rains could make for poor wetland conditions this fall

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Outdoor schedule (July 9) http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article88263787.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 09 Jul 2016 14:20:35 CDT http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article88263787.html Indigo buntings (July 7) http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article88263092.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:56:04 CDT http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article88263092.html Fish Cat 4 float tube test http://www.kansas.com/sports/article87755047.html#storylink=rss Seat keeps most anglers out of the water

Double valve system makes inflating/deflating easier

Better materials, higher price, than most float tubes

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Old homesites stir the imagination http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/michael-pearce/article87375257.html#storylink=rss Even in ruins, old homesites often make you wonder about their better days

Many dozens of homes, and miles of stone fences, are more than 100 years old

Gravestones in old cemeteries can cause reflections of the past

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Sat, 02 Jul 2016 14:26:15 CDT

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Toxic algae in Kansas waters, including Lake Afton http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article92644857.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:54:54 CDT

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Lake levels, fishing report http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92640692.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:41:05 CDT http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92640692.html Photo of Kansas mountain lion is a hoax http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/michael-pearce/article92574137.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:03:41 CDT

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City to allow purple martins to roost in Old Town http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/michael-pearce/article92326677.html#storylink=rss Sidewalks under up to where 50,000 purple martins roost expected to require daily cleaning.

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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:33:06 CDT http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/michael-pearce/article92326677.html
St. Louis is at the center of fighting against obesity http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92300367.html#storylink=rss America is fat and not getting any thinner.

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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By BLYTHE BERNHARD ]]> http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92300367.html
In a blast from the past, hula hoops catch on again at festivals, gyms http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92300362.html#storylink=rss A dozen plastic hula hoops of different colors and sizes had been spread out on the grass beneath a cedar on Sacramento's 21st Avenue parkway. A DJ stood behind a fortress of booming speakers, bobbing his head to electronic dance music. Resolute Hoop Troupe was ready to bring hooping to the masses.

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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By JOSH MANDELL ]]> http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92300362.html
California woman walks a thin line, hundreds of feet in the air http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92300357.html#storylink=rss Kimberly Weglin spends her weekends balancing on a 1-inch-thick wobbling rope, hundreds of feet above the ground. But she is not an adrenaline junkie.

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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By ALEJANDRA REYES-VELARDE ]]> http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92300357.html
Runner reflects on completing 'world's toughest foot race' http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92300372.html#storylink=rss Eight years ago George Myers literally ran away from alcoholism, taking up distance running to help him leave behind the lowest parts of his life.

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From the farm to the ultra marathon trail running http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92300402.html#storylink=rss Eight years ago, Jonnah Perkins started working at Vermont Valley Community Farm in Blue Mounds, just west of Madison.

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Chadd Cripe: Experience Teton, Yellowstone, Glacier in one monster road trip http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92300397.html#storylink=rss GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Mont. - The cashier in the gift shop at Logan Pass - Glacier's famous perch on the Continental Divide - looked at my Idaho driver's license and said, "You didn't have to go too far to get here." Oh, but we did.

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Celebrity trainer's advice on how to transform your body http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92300482.html#storylink=rss Selena Gomez has been in the press since she was a tween on the Disney Channel. As she blossomed from a kid into an adult and her figure changed accordingly, Gomez had to deal with body shaming from press, internet trolls, and social media commenters alike.

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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By HALLIE GOULD ]]> http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92300482.html
Car rack features more than just carrying bikes http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92300477.html#storylink=rss To avoid time sitting at intersections, inhaling exhaust and praying for patience over frustrated drivers, you'll need a good bike rack to transport your ride to a good forest preserve or some country roads. Yakima's SwingDaddy hitch-mounted rack is the top-of-the-line when it comes to ease of use, with no tools necessary for installation. You only need a 2-inch hitch receiver on your car and you can attach the rack and have it ready in minutes.

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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By JEFF BANOWETZ ]]> http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92300477.html
Wina Sturgeon: Crawling exercise can help improve your fitness and conditioning http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article92300492.html#storylink=rss You can do this outside (if you don't mind people staring) or inside the privacy of your home. It seems like a simple exercise, but it's far from easy. It's crawling. But unlike babies, you work hard to keep your body on the floor. You never lift your butt in the air to make the crawl easier.

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