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  • Berkley® Choppo is Smash Hit Topwater Lure

    Strip Pit Largemouth Bass LOVE ‘EM Choppo Plopper Action is NEW and DEADLY Designed by Bassmaster Elite angler Justin Lucas The Berkley® Choppo, one of 10 lures introduced with Berkley’s new topwater line at ICAST 2018, played to smashing reviews from Illinois strip mine bass…and a prominent Peoria angler/chef. By Mike Pehanich The “Plopper” lure concept took the fishing world by storm a few years ... Read More >
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  • 4-H Shooting Sports in Missouri

    Youth Learn Marksmanship Youth Learn the Safe and Responsible Use of Firearms Youth Learn the Principles of Hunting and Archery Youth Develop LIFE SKILLS, SELF-WORTH and CONSERVATION ETHICS By David Gray The University of Missouri, located in the city of Columbia, is like many State Universities as it offers a large, sprawling campus complex.  I have been on campus many times over the years, but ... Read More >
Fishing & Boating More Articles >

    Some 300-500 hunters are KILLED ANNUALLY in tree stand accidents Some 6,000 hunters sustain permanent injuries ANNUALLY FACT: 1 out of every 3 hunters who use tree stands will fall during their hunting career By Larry Whiteley Did that headline scare you? I hope so because I wanted to get your full attention. For your sake and your family I want you to read ... Read More >
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  • NSSF Opens 2018 BSA Grant Program for Applications

    July 3, 2018; NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce the launch of its annual grants partnership with the Boy Scouts of America Councils. Through this partnership, individual BSA Councils can receive a portion of $100,000 in NSSF-provided grant funds for use in developing and expanding their ... Read More >
  • Going to Disneyworld or WOW?

    Johnny Morris, the Walt Disney of the Outdoors, Opened WOW in 2017 Museum offers more than 1.5 miles in Authentic, Immersive Habitats Celebrating People who Hunt, Fish and Act as Stewards of the Land and Water Walk to the depths of the Ocean here! By David Gray Thinking about taking the kids to Disneyworld?  It’s expensive, but you know the kids enjoy it.  Did you ... Read More >
  • STRONG AS AN OXX…Camp Coffee when You Want It

       Like Coffee? Get Camping Much? You Might Need This.  Portable TOUGH Coffee Maker that Takes Any K-Cup. My Search is Over! By Larry Whiteley A recent Harvard School of Public Health study showed 54% of Americans drink coffee and you can count me into that percentage. I enjoy my coffee as I sit at my desk in the early morning hours writing articles and piloting ... Read More >
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  • National Program Critical for Recreational Access

      MISSOULA, Mont.—A funding mechanism with a long name provides long-lasting benefits for hunters, anglers, hikers and others seeking improved access to America’s wild landscapes. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation recently partnered with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to leverage more than $1 million in appropriations from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Priority Recreation Access program to open ... Read More >