Missouri

  • An Outdoor Paradise for All Seasons

    January 17, 2022
    Dave Barus
    An Outdoor Paradise for All Seasons
    In Winter, the Switzerland Alpines can be found in Gaylord, Michigan – snowshoeing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and river rafting peace and quiet In Summer, relax and unwind with camping, hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, boating, kayaking, surf-boarding, wake-boarding…the list is long! All year round, enjoy the forests, fields, the peace of sinkhole lakes, ...
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  • Larry Whiteley to be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

    January 6, 2022
    Dave Barus
    Larry Whiteley to be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
    Conservationist & Outdoor Journalist, U.S. Navy Veteran. Host of the Great Ozark Outdoors from 1976 to the present. Public Relations Manager for Bass Pro Shops for 23 years. By Dave Barus You might say that Larry Whiteley is a common and uncommon, outdoors Christian man. You would be correct, but there is so much more. ...
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  • Saltwater Fishing Fun – Placida Harbor, Florida

    November 2, 2021
    Dave Barus
    Saltwater Fishing Fun - Placida Harbor, Florida
    Fishing Islands and Embayments in Southwest Florida Speckled Trout, Snook and Snapper…Catching Fish Topwater Plugs, Paddletail jigs and Lightweight Fishing Rods By Forrest Fisher The morning radar was threatening possible rainstorms when my phone beeped. It was my friend Marty Poli, a retired master tradesman from New Jersey. “Hey Forrest, it’s a go! ...
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  • The WAR. The WOODS. The FAMILY. The STORY.

    October 30, 2021
    Larry Whiteley
    The WAR. The WOODS. The FAMILY. The STORY.
    By Larry Whiteley      When he came back from war over 55 years ago, he never wanted to touch another gun. He never wanted to smell gunsmoke in the air. He never wanted to see blood staining the ground again. Family and friends knew he had served in the military but ...
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  • Organic Foods – Life Lessons too

    October 10, 2021
    Larry Whiteley
    Organic Foods - Life Lessons too
    By Larry Whiteley I went grocery shopping with my wife the other day. I’m usually not much of a shopper unless I am in the local outdoor store. It can take me hours and cost me a lot of money when I go in there. I always need to replace something ...
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  • Lake Trout Limits on Lake Huron – No Monkeying Around!

    October 4, 2021
    Bob Holzhei
    Lake Trout Limits on Lake Huron - No Monkeying Around!
    Bob Holzhei and first mate, Justin Grubaugh, admire the size of one of our lake trout.By Bob Holzhei Lake Trout were targeted on this fishing trip and it wasn’t long before the first fish was boated. It was caught on a Monkey Fish lure. Then another and another until our limit ...
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  • Jake’s Lost Life: Gun Safety is #1 – for ALL Hunters, for ALL Ages

    September 22, 2021
    Jim Monteleone
    Jake’s Lost Life: Gun Safety is #1 - for ALL Hunters, for ALL Ages
    With a profound passion, Jake loved to hunt for deer, turkey, waterfowl. Does a deep passion for hunting and familiarity with firearms contribute to a lack of discipline for firearm safety? Keep safety rules in mind….always. Shooting a firearm MUST INCLUDE THE COURAGE  TO CORRECT A FRIEND for any lack of gun ...
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  • Anglers’ Best Tool Kit, and Where to Keep It – 3 Essential Tools No Angler Should Be Without

    September 2, 2021
    Dave Barus
    Anglers’ Best Tool Kit, and Where to Keep It - 3 Essential Tools No Angler Should Be Without
    3-Tool Package: Scissors, Needle-nose Pliers/Crimpers, Hook Remover  Cut wire, mono, braid easily…and will cut off hook shanks when required High-Quality – priced under $45 Today’s fishermen are gearheads, no doubt about it. There are a myriad of specific rods, reels, lures, terminal tackle, and accessories to help them be successful in freshwater and ...
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  • A Lucky Little Boy

    August 12, 2021
    Larry Whiteley
    A Lucky Little Boy
    By Larry Whiteley He sure is lucky, this 4-year old little boy asleep in his bed. He’s going fishing for the first time today. Mom promised him she and dad would take him if he kept his toys picked up. Even though some toys are just pushed under the bed or ...
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  • Mulligans…In the Woods, On the Crik’s – Do it Again!

    July 22, 2021
    Dave Barus
    Mulligans can offer new and better opportunity for the next time. Mulligans are do overs, but why not do the good things over too! Keep the grins and giggles nearby, God wants us to share those too. By Larry Whiteley Simply put, a mulligan is a “do-over” in the game of golf. Hit a ...
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  • The “SpoonCrank” Tackle Box provides Tangle-free Lure Access

    July 14, 2021
    Dave Barus
    The "SpoonCrank" Tackle Box provides Tangle-free Lure Access
    Lure organization for crankbaits and spoons – tangle free lure access means less wasted fishing time Wet protection, rubber seal barrier in the cover Transportation vibration isolation, keeps shiny lures shining Partition by color, size, lure type – store up to 90 spoons or 50 crankbaits, or any combination By Forrest Fisher Ever ask yourself, ...
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  • America is Rediscovering the Outdoors – RV Sales set New Records

    July 4, 2021
    Bob Holzhei
    America is Rediscovering the Outdoors - RV Sales set New Records
    Family Campfires set new pace for outdoor fun as RV Sales Skyrocket during Pandemic By Bob Holzhei Sales of recreational vehicles (RV’s) have skyrocketed during the pandemic, as people discover a safe way to embrace nature! Enjoying the outdoors while camping is a safe way to travel while social distancing during ...
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