MO’s Spring Turkey Hunting Regulations-Change needed?

  Missouri Turkey Hunting Regulations Monday, April 16th marks the start of my 13th season turkey hunting in the great state of Missouri. Upon preparation, I had some thoughts on existing season dates and regulations. April 9-May 31st; all day hunting with harvest limit of two male turkeys (can be…

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Lee’s Summit Lakes Walleye Sampling Success

Walleye Sampling Results Every year, the Missouri Department of Conservation conducts annual walleye sampling at Longview Lake and Lake Jacomo in Lee’s Summit, MO. I was fortunate to participate one evening on Longview Lake. It didn’t take long and we had walleyes coming up left and right. Jake Allman, the…

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Kansas City Star Fishing Report – April 11th

Fishing Report The April 11th Missouri/Kansas Fishing report is up at the Kansas City Star website! Unfortunately there wasn’t much to report due to the extreme fluctuation in temperature. Both Missouri and Kansas saw air temps drop into the teens over the past weekend, which shut everything down. This coming…

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Kansas City Star Fishing Report – March 28th

Fishing Report The March 28th Missouri/Kansas Fishing report is up at the Kansas City Star website! Water temps are fluctuating with the rain moving through and fishing has been hit or miss. Most lakes are still in the upper 40s, but water is stained or murky because of the rain…

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Tie Your Own Flies at James A. Reed

James A. Reed is a staple for Kansas City fisherman. The well-maintained lakes and ponds provide a variety of quality fishing experiences for all ages. For local fisherman Greg Burns, James A. Reed recently provided an added source of entertainment and education during a beginner’s fly and jig tying class…

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Kansas City Star Fishing Report – March 21st

Fishing Report The most recent fishing report for Missouri/Kansas is up at The Kansas City Star! Water temperatures are approaching 50 degrees in most lakes and fish are in prespawn mode. I have personally been spending a lot of time on the Longview Dam fishing for walleyes, but they don’t appear…

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Kansas City Star Fishing Report – March 14th

Fishing Report The most recent fishing report for Missouri/Kansas is up at The Kansas City Star! The winds died down and warming trend finally arrived. Fishing turned out at a few lakes and will most likely get better in the coming week as the temperature continues to climb. Click below: Kansas…

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