• Bass, Walleye, Salmon, Northern Pike on the Bite Up North in NIagara USA Fish

    September 25, 2019
    Bill Hilts
    Niagara Falls USA Fishing Forecast for Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, from Destination Niagara USA Lack of Rain, Warm Weather, Slows Lower River King Salmon Run Big Bass in the Lower Niagara are ON-THE-BITE Walleye, Northern Pike and many other species beginning to feed for winter now In the Niagara River, Mike Rzucidlo of Niagara ... Read More >>
  • Sky-High on Loon’s and Walleye in Wisconsin

    September 12, 2019
    Bob Holzhei
    Turtle Flambeau Flowage in Wisconsin offers comfort and Sounds of the Outdoors Autumn Musky, Walleye, Bronzebacks on the bite with upcoming Fall Colors By Bob Holzhei Catching a limit of walleye was expected, however, I wondered if it was the call of a loon that echoed in my mind and brought me ... Read More >>
  • Where “X” Marks the Spot…at Lake-of-the-Ozarks

    August 28, 2019
    Forrest Fisher
    Avast ‘ye Matey’s! ‘Thar’s Treasure and Fun to be Had Here! By Forrest Fisher If you happen along the Gravois Arm while boating Lake-of-the-Ozarks, you could find a wailing pirate in search of treasure, and you could be helping ‘em. Your kids might be part of the crew too! You would be setting sail ... Read More >>
  • Catching Toothy Walleye! Limits on the Niagara River

    August 23, 2019
    Bob Holzhei
    By Bob Holzhei Although I fished for walleye in the lower Niagara River before, this incredible fishing adventure provided pin-ball action, landing one walleye after another and yes, a limit of walleye was cleaned to take home for meals. Fishing with Charter Captain Joe Marra who operates Niagara Rainbow Charters out of ... Read More >>
  • Wind and Waves, High Water and Reverse Current – Lake Ontario salmon still slam baits when you find them!

    August 16, 2019
    Forrest Fisher
    Matching Lure Sets can make a fish-catching difference! NYSDEC Fisheries Chief Steve Hurst wants more public input on fishery issues Wilson Harbor, Olcott Harbor…provide safe access to Lake Ontario monster fish By Forrest Fisher In the world search for outdoor fun, salmon fishing with new friends aboard a 39-foot well-equipped boat can light a ... Read More >>
  • Walleye, Bass, King Salmon! Niagara River and Lake Ontario are Action-Filled!

    August 9, 2019
    Bill Hilts
    Niagara Falls USA Fishing Forecast for Thursday, August 8, 2019 In the lower Niagara River, Mike Rzucidlo of Niagara Falls managed to climb around the gorge a bit this week and caught some nice smallmouth bass, walleye and silver bass from shore. Water is still high, but fish are available. A ... Read More >>
  • Epic Sweepstakes Announced by Kryptek® Outdoor Group and CarbonTV® for “INVICTUS”: A Customized 2019 Chevy Silverado worth nearly $100,000

    July 31, 2019
    Dave Barus
    Enter to Win Daily on CarbonTV.Com – Now Until December 15, 2019 Kryptek Outdoor Group and CarbonTV have partnered on an epic sweepstakes where one lucky winner will win a 2019 Chevy Silverado Trail Boss named INVICTUS, fully customized and wrapped in Kryptek Typhon™ camo and valued at nearly $100,000. ... Read More >>
  • Lake Erie Fishing Adventure includes Thunder of Niagara Falls USA

    July 18, 2019
    Bob Holzhei
    The history and vista view of Niagara Falls itself is inspiring, but the thunder and vibration from the falls is simply awesome   Lake Erie offers walleye, perch, smallmouth bass and musky Lake Ontario offers King salmon, Atlantic salmon, Lake Trout, Brown Trout, and Steelhead Niagara River offers some of all those species ... Read More >>
  • Multi-tasking Eating Tool…Fits in your Pocket

    July 12, 2019
    Forrest Fisher
    It’s chow time on the trail. You know the excitement!  It means rest and relaxation, conversation, good moments are just ahead. Yet, many times, you are just ready to get the fire going and something is missing. Forks, knives, spoons, can opener – you know how it goes. That’s life, ... Read More >>
  • Summertime King Salmon Fishing is ON in Lake Ontario

    July 1, 2019
    Forrest Fisher
    High water is not a factor Smart Troll with diving planes is highly effective Warrior Spoon lures proved they are hot By Forrest Fisher High Great Lakes water levels have raised concerns for shoreline issues, but it sure has not affected the fishing. In Lake Ontario where the water level is the highest above ... Read More >>
  • LOVE IS IN THE AIR…and maybe on your hair, your bumper and your windshield!

    June 19, 2019
    Capt. Tom Marks
    It’s that time of year, the Love Bugs are here! By Capt. Tom Marks If you are in Florida or anywhere along the Gulf coast and even up into South Carolina about this time of year, you are being annoyed by “love bugs.” I had to find out more about them. Researching ... Read More >>
  • Bill Hilts Niagara Falls USA Fishing Forecast for June 13, 2019

    June 13, 2019
    Dave Barus
    The statewide bass season opens on Saturday, June 15, as well as the Great Lakes muskellunge season on that same day, as anglers get ready to rumble. First off, we need to emphasize the point that Lake Ontario is open for business! Despite the high water levels and State of Emergency ... Read More >>
  • CAMPING in the GREAT OUTDOORS, So Good For Your Soul!

    April 19, 2019
    Larry Whiteley
    Sensible gear to avoid bugs, mice, snakes makes camping lots more fun Choices for a truck tent, comfy pad, pillow and the right sleeping bag  By Larry Whiteley The beauty of nature can easily be missed if you’re not out there camping in our great outdoors. Even if it is cool, cold, rainy, ... Read More >>
  • Affordable Offshore Charter Fishing near Englewood Beach, Florida

    March 28, 2019
    Bob Holzhei
    5 hour Offshore Fishing Trip, we caught more than 50 fish! Cost was so affordable, all gear and bait was provided Enjoyable day, the captain cleaned all the fish! By Bob Holzhei The fishing action in the Gulf of Mexico was like playing pinball. It was non-stop action baiting the hook and dropping the ... Read More >>
  • Alabama Turkey Season Opens Saturday, March 16 (in Most Alabama Counties)

    March 26, 2019
    Dave Barus
    Delayed season dates on select WMAs Spring turkey season will open March 16, 2019, and close April 30 for most Alabama counties. In 2018, the Conservation Advisory Board passed a motion that set the start date for turkey season as the third Saturday in March each year. The decision was made to ... Read More >>
  • Head for the Beach and the Birds….the Florida Turkey Birds

    February 26, 2019
    Dave Barus
    Spring Turkey Season STARTS NEXT WEEK in Florida…March 2nd Enjoy the outdoors and a healthy, delicious meal too Abundant wild Osceola Turkey populations across Florida Florida’s spring turkey season opens Saturday, March 2 on private lands south of State Road 70 and Saturday, March 16 north of State Road 70. Florida’s abundant wild ... Read More >>
  • NEW – Blood Red Game Bags for Hunters, under $20!

    February 22, 2019
    Karen Lutto
    They arrive vacuum-sealed for sanitation and easy packing, as they take up very little room in your pack.  Small Blood Red Game Bag measures 30 x 18 inches with a 5-inch side gusset and a 12-inch meat flap.  Large Blood Red Game Bag is 42 x 22 inches w/a 6-inch side gusset ... Read More >>
  • Shore Magazine, NEW for Lake of the Ozarks

    February 8, 2019
    David Gray
    Kick back, chill out, shed the stress…unplug, hammock time, escape…wind down Go Prepared, get a copy of the new Shore Magazine…then, get it done at the lake By David Gray In Missouri, from St. Louis to Kansas City and all points in between, when you say I am heading to the Lake, everyone ... Read More >>
  • Fletcher Lake Lodge, Ontario – Back Home in Kansas City

    January 18, 2019
    David Gray
    If You’re Not Catching 100 Fish a Day, We’ll send a Guide with You Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike and Musky Fly-In Paradise in Ontario, Canada By David Gray Every January, Jeanne MacLean leaves the far north and makes a trek back to her home state of Missouri.  Jeanne says it is like “coming ... Read More >>
  • First Moments in Costa Rica – A Student Adventure

    January 13, 2019
    Kiley Voss
    Tropical Rain Forests, Ecology and Coffee Endless Valleys, Lush Flora, Warm Climate Fauna Chalupas, Refried Beans, Pico de Gallo, Guacamole, Gallo Pinto…Delicious Food By Kiley Voss The word “surreal” had been in my vocabulary several few weeks before leaving the United States. As the plane slowly descends, the mountains seem different somehow. They are ... Read More >>
  • Fishing Chautauqua County, NY – as an Outdoor Writer LOOKING TO LEARN

    November 19, 2018
    Wayne Brewer
    Lake Erie offers access to schools of giant walleye from May to October Chautauqua Lake provides opportunity for Monster Musky, Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, and Walleye Local Wineries and Microbrew Houses provide after hour and weather options that are unforgettable By Wayne Brewer Chautauqua County is located in the southwest corner of New York ... Read More >>
  • Friends in Service of Heroes – F.I.S.H. – We Can All Help Their Cause

    October 23, 2018
    David Gray
    The Holiday Sportsman Show is proud to announce “Friends in Service of Heroes,” a veteran support organization as a deserving beneficiary of this sportsman show event. A wise person said, “True greatness is not how much one achieves, but how much one gives.” Friends in Service of Heroes gives 100% of ... Read More >>
  • The Land of Giant Pike – Cree River Lodge, Saskatchewan

    September 4, 2018
    Mark Nelsen
    Pike grow to OVER 50 inches here! TRUE GIANTS. Catch 100’s of Fish Each Day of your Stay Lindy Hammered Spoons and Muskie-Size Spinnerbaits Work Best for Pike Catch Walleye Casting from the Dock! By Mark Nelsen I’ve led a blessed life. As the former host (now retired) of Cabela’s Ultimate Adventures Television Show, I ... Read More >>
  • ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES – Chautauqua County, New York is a premier destination for anglers

    September 2, 2018
    Tyler Frantz - Natural Pursuit Outdoors
    Bass, Walleye, Lake Trout, Musky…Imagine All-you-can-eat Crab Legs Sandy Beaches for kids and family fun More than 20 Wine Tasting Vineyards within 20 minutes drive By Tyler Frantz DUNKIRK, New York- As the 150 Mercury engine on Buffalo-native Ken Christie’s Triton bass boat sliced across choppy roller waves, sending a chilling spray of Erie lake ... Read More >>
  • Kayak angling for sturgeon brings new sport to the Northwoods

    August 27, 2018
    Mike Pehanich
    By Mike Pehanich Sturgeon ancestry dates back to the dinosaurs. But catching these giants from a kayak, is a fresh new sport! For us outdoor folks, Northwoods travel comes with great expectations. Anticipation grows feverish when the destination is a renowned fishery. My destination this August was the Rainy River, fabled for its ... Read More >>
  • Light Wizards of the Midnight Woods

    August 3, 2018
    Forrest Fisher
      By Forrest Fisher The half-moon rising in the distant eastern sky was dim and sheltered by scattered, giant, white clouds. The openings in the clouds allowed us to see millions of stars and the vastness of the Milky Way as we have never seen before. There were no streetlights anywhere within ... Read More >>
  • Going to Disneyworld or WOW?

    July 12, 2018
    David Gray
    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 ... Read More >>

    June 20, 2018
    Scott Croft
    Proposed legislation to have ‘adverse impact’ on boating By Scott Croft WHAT: The New York Senate and Assembly are considering legislation, SB 9092 and AB 9806a, that would require all boat operators in the Empire State to complete a boating safety course within one year. Currently only those born after May 1996 ... Read More >>
  • Franklin, Pennsylvania – an Outdoors Treat for Mind and Heart

    May 15, 2018
    Forrest Fisher
    Trout Stream Fishing, a Spring Hatch, Fly Rod Fun  Smallmouth Bass, Light Lines, Tube Jigs, Screeching Drags, Double-Headers…a Musical Concert! Riverside Camping near Franklin, Pennsylvania – Campfires, Peace, Eagles, Blue Sky…Unforgettable By Forrest Fisher Last week was a journey week for Fern and I. We hitched up the GMC-1500 and travelled to Pennsylvania for ... Read More >>
  • STRONG AS AN OXX…Camp Coffee when You Want It

    May 12, 2018
    Larry Whiteley
       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 ... Read More >>
  • Parsons, Kansas: Warm Country, Warm People, Big Deer and Lots of Turkey

    May 10, 2018
    David Gray
    No Traffic, Multiple Turkey Species Greet Visiting Outdoors Folks Visit Parsons to meet and greet the Heartland of our USA By David Gray The day started with the anticipation of attending the Outdoor Communicators of Kansas conference in Labette County, Kansas.  The travel was to Parsons Kansas which is nestled in the southeast ... Read More >>
  • TRIPLE-UP WINTER FUN in Chautauqua County, NY

    February 23, 2018
    Dave Barus
      Anglers – Ice Fish for Walleye Hunters – Get Ready for Goose Season Families: It’s Maple Syrup Time and Late Winter Adventures Chautauqua, New York – Feb. 22, 2018: Winter Fishing – Anglers on Chautauqua Lake have enjoyed one of the finest ice fishing seasons in several years. Huge crappie over three pounds, ... Read More >>
  • Planning to Visit Alaska? FREE Fairbanks Visitors Guide

    December 7, 2017
    Dave Barus
    Learn WHEN TO SEE the Aurora Borealis and the Midnight Sun Learn About WHERE TO STAY  Learn WHEN TO VISIT Denali National Park Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – The Explore Fairbanks 2018 Official Visitors Guide, a 78-page, full-color booklet that describes Fairbanks’ year-round opportunities, is now available for free. The annual publication is designed ... Read More >>
  • TREASURE on the Beach! Metal Detecting is FUN

    December 5, 2017
    Rich Creason
    Too Windy to Fish? Fish another Way! On a Small Beach central Florida, a retirement community…4 gold rings, 1 silver ring, over 100 coins, toys, fishing lures, and some trash.  All in one day. How? “Cold wet hands loosen rings, as does hot, sweaty hands, then throw a ball or Frisbee, the ... Read More >>

    November 22, 2017
    Rich Creason
    Join Up To Be Part of a DINO-DIG You Might Meet a T-Rex….FACE-to-FACE Learn that We Live Among Much History By Rich Creason The rain began. Slowly at first, then turning into a torrential downpour. The water started running over the top edge of the high bluff along the river. As it ran downward, ... Read More >>
  • Where is the Guide?

    October 30, 2017
    David Gray
    Lake of the Woods: Walleye Capital of the World Anchor, Relax, Catch Fish All Day…Seriously Simple Jig-Minnow Fishing By David Gray “Where is the guide?” was my second question.  My first question was, “Which boat is mine?”  The boat was one of many 27-foot long Sportcraft walleye charter boats neatly tied-up to the ... Read More >>
  • A Special CASE for “Border Water Walleye and PERFECT Boneless Fillets”

    October 19, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Expert Guides DO Simplify Catching Fish – with simple JIGS Rainy Day BLESSINGS on the Rainy River   One BEST Fillet Tool CAN SIMPLIFY Cleaning Walleye by the Dozen By Forrest Fisher We arrived in the front lobby of Sportsman’s Lodge on the Rainy River in Baudette, MN,   The weather was cold and nasty, ... Read More >>
  • Autumn Color, Nature, Wilderness Air and Fresh Coffee at Lake George

    October 17, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Business Takes a NEW Direction Lure of Autumn Bass Fishing, Lake Trout, Landlocked Salmon Sights of Colorful Foliage Plans for Waterfowl Hunting, Stream Fishing for Brook Trout By Forrest Fisher My workday plan was busy with a business trip from New York City to Montreal.  The airport traffic was heavy, the security lines long, longer ... Read More >>
  • Fort Myers & Sanibel Island Beaches ARE OPEN

    October 3, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    We HAVE SURVIVED Hurricane Irma VERY WELL Come Enjoy, Explore, Swim, Fish, Cruise It is a Shell Collectors Bonanza Adventure Time By Forrest Fisher If you know Lee County, Florida, you know that homeowners and snowbird visitors alike had safety and property concerns after Hurricane Irma sent a measure of fear throughout Florida in ... Read More >>
  • 4 Days to IRMA: How Much Time Boaters Have to Prepare

    September 6, 2017
    Essential info for boaters, clubs, marinas at ALEXANDRIA, Va., September 5, 2017 – According to the National Hurricane Center, Florida may have up to four days to prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Irma, a “potentially catastrophic Category 5” storm now approaching the Leeward Islands. While it’s difficult to determine landfall, ... Read More >>
  • FireDisc® Cookers Score High Marks with Sportsmen, Tailgaters, Party Folks and in Customer Satisfaction Ratings

    August 18, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Need a durable camp cooker that folds up to a VERY SMALL SIZE and can do it all for hunters, fishermen, campers or tailgate fun?   Check out FireDisc® Cookers: to see the manner of set-up, take-down and storage. So simple. Yet, FireDisc is massively overbuilt, is still light in ... Read More >>
  • VIDEOS: BoatUS – FIX, LEARN & DO Summer Boating How-to ‘Film Festival’ Kicks-off

    August 14, 2017
    15 new VIDEO SHORTS by BoatUS Editors on How-To FIX, LEARN & DO Practical Boating Projects NOT HOLLYWOOD, Calif., August 7, 2017 – What are the most common boating tasks when boat owners need to ask for help? Editors at BoatUS Magazine, the trusted voice of American boating, compiled a list ... Read More >>
  • Lake Erie-Lake Ontario-Niagara River “On-Line” Fishing & Vacation Map is FREE

    August 2, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Integrated Map Provides Fish Locations, Shore Fishing Access, Boat Access Depth Contours ZERO-IN on Hotspot Fishing Locations Bait Shops, Marina Locations, Shipwrecks, ALL HERE…ALL FREE By Forrest Fisher There is a NEW interactive, online, Western New York Hotspot Fishing Map application that is yours FREE at this link: The regional website map has been ... Read More >>
  • I Met a Polar Bear, Face-to-Face! Thanks to Johnny Morris, YOU CAN TOO

    July 27, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium OPENS Sep, 21, 2017 Will be Largest, most interactive, dynamic Fish and Wildlife “Experience” in the World. Located next to Bass Pro Shops National Headquarters in Springfield, Missouri. Will also be the New Home for BASS FISHING HALL OF FAME By Forrest Fisher The hair on ... Read More >>
  • Mount Rushmore – Independence Day Glory!

    July 3, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    By Forrest Fisher Mount Rushmore is no ordinary mountain.  Visiting this sacred place in the Black Hills of South Dakota has been on our “bucket list” for a long time.  As we approached from the north driving down Highway 85, the illusion of darkness rising on the horizon – the Black Hills in the ... Read More >>
  • Travel Destination: NIAGARA USA

    June 9, 2017
    Bill Hilts
    Water Temp Rising Now, Salmon Hitting with Fish to 22 Pounds Smallmouth Bass Fishing is Good on Upper and Lower Niagara River Southtowns Lake Erie Walleye Contest runs June 10-18 Niagara County, NY; June 9, 2017.   Despite record high water levels in Lake Ontario, salmon and trout fishing continues to be good ... Read More >>

    May 18, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Extraordinary Speed in Safe Flight from Tower-to-Tower Adventure, Fun and Assured Safety Full Body Harness & Head Helmet Protection is Required My Favorite Place: Peek ‘N Peak, near Findley Lake, New York By Forrest Fisher Those zip-lines with strange looking towers on the hills in the distance of places we travel definitely beckon ... Read More >>
  • Spring Fever, a Highly Contagious Disease in Missouri

    April 18, 2017
    Brent Frazee
    Turkey Hunting Crappie Fishing, Bass Fishing Exploring, Camping, Hiking, Canoeing Morel Hunting By Brent Frazee Once the weather warms, the fish and wild turkeys start stirring, morels starting popping up, the redbud and dogwoods trees bud out. It’s time to head outdoors! Where? Here are some places in Missouri where spring is in full display. TURKEY HUNTING AT ... Read More >>
  • Jordan Lee Wins 2017 Bassmaster Classic

    March 27, 2017
    HOUSTON — BASS Championship Sunday.  In 2013, Jordan Lee was a member of the Auburn University fishing team.  Today, he’s on top of the professional bass fishing world. The 25-year-old pro from Guntersville, Ala., stayed within striking distance all week at the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods. Then ... Read More >>
  • FISHING FANS Will Experience LIVE COVERAGE of 47th Annual Bassmaster Classic

    March 20, 2017
    Classic LIVE Will Be Broadcasting in Real Time Classic Outdoors Expo presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods George R. Brown Convention Center – Houston, TX HOUSTON — Fifty-two of the world’s best bass anglers will head to Houston next week to compete for more than $1 million in the 2017 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by ... Read More >>
  • Bucket List Trip: Rainy Lake

    February 4, 2017
    CAMPFIRE ISLAND: Big Fish, Lots of Fish Delicious Food, Lots of Food Great Fishing Spots, Great Guides, Hot Lures  By Jamie Wilson As anglers we all have a list of lakes, rivers and streams that have the potential to satisfy our ultimate desire; to completely outdo ourselves. This past season (early June) I encountered ... Read More >>
  • Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission – 75 Years of Success

    January 13, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Wildlife Conservation Areas Established  Fish, Wildlife and Public Access Expanded and Managed   Recreational Opportunities for All, Hunters and Anglers too By Forrest Fisher If you have ever travelled to Florida, it seems everywhere you go there are birds, fish, flowers and wildlife of all sorts.  It’s no accident.  In 2017, the Florida Fish ... Read More >>
  • Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission – 75 Years of Success

    January 13, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    Wildlife Conservation Areas Established  Fish, Wildlife and Public Access Expanded and Managed   Recreational Opportunities for All, Hunters and Anglers too By Forrest Fisher If you have ever travelled to Florida, it seems everywhere you go there are birds, fish, flowers and wildlife of all sorts.  It’s no accident.  In 2017, the Florida Fish ... Read More >>
  • Braving It: Journey into the Alaskan Wild

    January 5, 2017
    Forrest Fisher
    A Father and Daughter True Story of Adventure Bone-Chilling Cold, Grizzly Bears, Polar Bears, Inner Strength Guidebook for Conquering Fear as a Parent Alaska Arctic National Wildlife Refuge By Forrest Fisher Adventure above the view of our modern Western culture is not traditional.  When James Campbell and his teenage daughter, Aiden, set off to visit ... Read More >>
  • Survive Big Fish at Campfire Island

    December 8, 2016
    David Gray
    Giant Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Northern Pike North Country Grandeur, Great Food Peace, Nature, Sacred Moments  The Perfect Christmas Gift – Affordable By David Gray If you were writing a Hemingway-like novel and wanted to pick a really eloquent name for a fishing destination, you couldn’t choose a better one than “Campfire Island, Rainy Lake.”   ... Read More >>
  • “Show Me”- Quest for Personal Best Bass

    September 6, 2016
    Bill Hilts
    Ozarks – Part III “What goes around comes around.” Many people believe in that statement and follow a path in life that subscribes to that way of thinking. To a certain extent, it worked for Scott Pauley and me during our recent visit to the “Show Me” State in and around Lake ... Read More >>
  • Lake of the Ozarks – Part 2

    August 23, 2016
    Bill Hilts
    Ozarks Attractions Abound Above and Beneath the Water, and Below the Ground Too Leaving Alhonna Resort on the shores of Lake of the Ozarks was bittersweet. We felt we had only scratched the surface and we begged for more as we pulled away in our Chevy Tahoe. The Tahoe was made ... Read More >>
  • Lake of the Ozarks Region

    August 17, 2016
    Bill Hilts
    Water Sports, Family Fun, Quiet Fishing, Orange Sunsets and More Growing up in the “Land of the Ozarks” had to offer a certain amount of inspiration for the band, Ozark Mountain Daredevils. After a recent visit to Central Missouri, we could certainly relate to the lyrics of their song. We could ... Read More >>
  • 3 Boating Tips for Pokémon Go

    July 15, 2016
    Forrest Fisher
    Direct from BoatUS headquarters in ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, is news that much of the country has recently learned is that the reality-game-meets-exercise app currently taking the nation by storm, “Pokémon Go,” now has 21 million users every day. It is reportedly the most successful mobile game ever in the United States. The ... Read More >>
  • Celebrate Trails Day at a State Park

    June 1, 2016
    Jim Low
    National Trails Day – June 1, 2016 Nature Abounds in State Parks… Sharing Some of My Experiences Nothing could ever take the place of hunting and fishing for me, but they aren’t the only outdoor pursuits I enjoy.  Sometimes, especially in the summer when most hunting seasons are closed, nothing sounds better ... Read More >>
  • Treasure in Peril

    May 31, 2016
    Jim Low
    Missouri State Parks REALLY NEED That 0.01% Tax You might be aware that Missouri’s one-tenth of 1-percent sales tax for parks, soils and water is up for a vote again this year.  In an era when “tax” is a four-letter word, this particular tax is an exception.  It is exceptional because, ... Read More >>
  • Outdoor Adventure in SW Florida is Memorable

    May 10, 2016
    Bill Hilts
    A little Florida sunshine is a perfect way to recharge your internal batteries.  One of our favorite spots continues to be Southwest Florida, home to the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel ( Mystique Ever since we were exposed to this outdoor playground through the adventure antics of Dr. Marion Ford and the writings ... Read More >>