Smallmouth Bass Fishing Missouri Streams

It’s finally starting to feel like fall here in Missouri. The mornings are chilly and the orange and red pigments of the leaves are taking over. Big bucks are on my mind, but this past weekend, I took a break from deer and had a smallmouth bass fishing adventure instead. My…

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Trout Fishing Lake Taneycomo

The trout fishing at Lake Taneycomo has been nothing short of spectacular all summer long. On a recent trip in August, Ryan Miloshewski and I, along with our friend Zach Behlmann, absolutely hammered the fish. Although the water wasn’t running Saturday morning, the area just above Monkey Island produced quantities…

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Backyard ’Bows: A Closer Look at Missouri’s Urban Trout Fishing Program

By Ryan Miloshewski If you fancy yourself an avid trout fisherman, Missouri is the state for you. Home to four daily trout parks, a plethora of Ozark streams, and the fabled waters of Lake Taneycomo, there is no shortage of opportunity. What you might not be familiar with is the influx…

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Trout Fishing Lake Taneycomo

“The Devil is in the Details” “Browns pull, rainbows shake,” uttered Captain Steve Dickey. Seconds later, a solid 15-inch Lake Taneycomo brown trout was in the boat. Many a trout have been hooked by these hands, but the perfect description of the fighting nature in the two different species of…

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New Tournament Circuit Set for Missouri High School Anglers

By John Neporadny Missouri high school fishing clubs will have the opportunity to compete in a new bass tournament circuit beginning in March. Teen Anglers, LLC. has established a circuit with three qualifying tournaments leading to a championship in June for all high school clubs in Missouri.  Teen Anglers has…

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Republic High School wins Missouri bass championship

By John Neporadny Branson, Mo.—Missouri high school anglers made history by competing in the Bass Pro Shops Open Championship of High School Fishing June 7-8 at Table Rock Lake. The event was the first tournament ever held for high school teams signed up with the Missouri State High School Activities…

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