Missouri

  • A Talk with Dad

    April 7, 2021
    Larry Whiteley
    A Talk with Dad Was it the owls and crickets, or the stream flowing nearby…that brought dad back into mind? The old days and the days of today, there was love in both places, but so different. It’s something about campfire smoke in the morning at sunrise, it makes your eyes wanna cry. By Larry Whiteley    He ... Read More >>
  • Ducks and Gators forge new Wetlands Preserve Partnership

    April 1, 2021
    Dave Barus
    Ducks and Gators forge new Wetlands Preserve Partnership Ducks Unlimited and the University of Florida work together for conservation at the DeLuca Preserve Land donated to the University of Florida by Elisabeth Deluca Thanks to the tremendous generosity of Elisabeth DeLuca, more than 27,000 acres of iconic Florida prairie and wetlands habitat have been permanently protected through a unique partnership ... Read More >>
  • Colored Egg Sacs and Mag-Lip Lures catching fish in Lower Niagara River/Lake Ontario

    March 31, 2021
    Frank Campbell
    Colored Egg Sacs and Mag-Lip Lures catching fish in Lower Niagara River/Lake Ontario Niagara Falls USA Fishing Forecast for Wednesday, March 31, 2021 from Destination Niagara USA Happy Easter! April 1 is the traditional opener of the state’s inland trout fishing season. Of course, this does not include Great Lakes tributaries (they are open all year). However, it does include Gill Creek, Hyde Park ... Read More >>
  • Bass Bite Begins – Steelhead, Lake Trout and Browns offer Tough Bite in Lower Niagara River

    March 24, 2021
    Frank Campbell
    Bass Bite Begins - Steelhead, Lake Trout and Browns offer Tough Bite in Lower Niagara River Warm weather has encouraged anglers to visit waterways in boats and from shore. Lack of rain and runoff have allowed extremely clear water conditions – it’s a tough bite on those days. Lake trout, steelhead, brown trout and smallmouth bass have all been landed by fishermen, though.  Niagara Falls USA Fishing Forecast for ... Read More >>
  • Firearm Industry Economic Impact RISES 232% since 2008

    March 18, 2021
    Dave Barus
    Firearm Industry Economic Impact RISES 232% since 2008 Total economic impact for the USA firearm and ammunition industry increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $63.5 billion in 2019. Some 342,330 full time jobs are supported by the firearm industry, averaging $56,400 each, in wages and benefits in our economy. Over 100 hundred million law-abiding Americans rely upon the firearms ... Read More >>
  • Overpopulation of Deer?

    March 18, 2021
    Bob Holzhei
    Overpopulation of Deer? Warm winters, High summer nutrition, Fewer hunters = TOO MANY DEER Do we need DNR to consider additional expanded seasons? Farmers need help, Home Owners have property damage and deer disease concerns (Lyme, CWD, etc.) By Bob Holzhei Within a one-mile radius of our farm in Clinton County, MI, I counted over 40 deer. ... Read More >>
  • Sandbar Pompano at Sanibel…During Spring Break!

    March 16, 2021
    Dave Barus
    Sandbar Pompano at Sanibel...During Spring Break! The tide flow is key for picking WHEN to fish. The place WHERE to fish can change from day-to-day. Newly formed sandbars and emerging weed flats hold both – baitfish and predators. Fish often hold to the current boundaries- FIND them, find the feeding fish By Forrest Fisher There is nothing so fun ... Read More >>
  • GRABBIN’ SUCKERS…Fun from the Old Days

    March 10, 2021
    Larry Whiteley
    GRABBIN’ SUCKERS…Fun from the Old Days A story about fun times from way back when I was a kid and nothing was complicated, nothing was new – and people were people through and through. By Larry Whiteley Grabbin’ suckers is age-old fun, nothing complicated, nothing new. Just ask the folks from Nixa, MO. It goes back to a ... Read More >>
  • Fish-Catching, Beaches, Baseball and Sunshine. A GOOD Winter Day!  

    March 3, 2021
    Dave Barus
    Fish-Catching, Beaches, Baseball and Sunshine. A GOOD Winter Day!   The conjunction of natural creeks and man-made canals in the Fort Myers saltwater canal system are where big fish can hide. Circle Hooks allow for easy presentation of live forage bait and quick release of gamefish. After you hook a few trees, then catch a few fish, the positive state-of-mind begins to ... Read More >>
  • Extraordinary Fun Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico

    February 27, 2021
    Forrest Fisher
    Extraordinary Fun Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico Fishing sunrise to noon, we caught 8 species of saltwater fish, and well over 150 fish total, as a 3-man group. Captain Terry Heller, Fish-On Sportfishing Charters, was savvy, funny, and deadly serious about having fun – we laughed a lot out there! So good for our pandemic souls! We experimented with ... Read More >>
  • Tracks in the Snow

    February 24, 2021
    Dave Barus
    Tracks in the Snow Kids love the winter cold and sparkly snow! Birds, squirrels, deer, mice and more…all tell a story of their journey. The coffee tastes especially good on snowy mornings…a good time to share quiet time.   By Larry Whiteley In the quietness of the early morning, he sat staring out the window at icicles hanging from ... Read More >>
  • National Deer Association (NDA) has Solid Plan to Empower Deer Hunters

    February 16, 2021
    Dave Barus
    National Deer Association (NDA) has Solid Plan to Empower Deer Hunters Education, Biology, Legislation, Recruitment included in the new plan. Karlin Dawson named as Deer Outreach Specialist to Work with Missouri Conservation (MDC) Special focus on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and Field-to-Fork Programs During July 2020, the National Deer Alliance and the Quality Deer Management Association joined forces to merge their two groups, combine ... Read More >>

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