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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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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