Lake Taneycomo trout are biting

This past weekend, my good friend, Payden Hays, and I trekked down to Branson for a weekend of trout fishing on Lake Taneycomo. I was excited because the fishing had been good lately according to reports. I was also very interested to see how my new boat, an old 1961…

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Kansas City Star Fishing Report – May 2nd

Fishing Report The May 2nd Missouri/Kansas Fishing report is up at the Kansas City Star website! Finally, the temperature has remained constant and water temperatures are moving towards 60 degrees. Crappie are on the banks and spawning in many lakes. The bass bite is the hottest it has been in…

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So You Think You’re a Good Turkey Hunter?

During the first week of Missouri’s spring turkey season, Ray Eye hosted his annual Ozarks Media Camp at Devil’s Backbone Outfitters. Along with eight other writers and media personnel, I was lucky enough to be invited to try my hand at killing an Ozarks ghost. And let me tell you,…

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Turkey Journal – Missouri Week 1, 2018

Mahoney Outdoors Turkey Journal     Thanks for reading the Mahoney Outdoors Turkey Journal, where you’ll find notes and observations from our hunts across the Midwest. This journal entry covers the first week of Missouri’s 2018 spring season. April 16-17th After a poor first two days of the season near…

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