Fishing

Tandem Fly Outfitters provides excellent fishing at Stockton

When Missourians think crappie fishing, most think about Truman Lake or Lake of the Ozarks as go-to destinations. They’re not wrong, but they are definitely missing out if they haven’t considered Stockton Lake. On a recent trip, I had the opportunity to fish Stockton with Tandem Fly Outfitters, a premiere guide service for the lake. …

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“Midwest Experience” helps first responders, vets enjoy outdoors

Midwest Experience, a local 501c3 nonprofit, is hosting a fundraiser banquet on August 25, 2018 at 6pm in Blue Springs, MO. The event will feature raffles, live and silent auctions, games and more! A CZ over and under 12 gauge, a Ruger American Rifle with scope in .308 caliber, and Sig Sauer P365 9mm, will be …

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Grandson helps Grandpa catch giant rainbow trout

Payden Hays was just hoping to help his Grandpa, George Hays, catch his first rainbow trout on Lake Taneycomo in Branson, MO this past weekend. George has fished his whole life, but at 86 years old, had never caught a trout. After multiple trips on Lake Taneycomo, Payden was confident he could change that and …

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Fly Fishing Missouri’s Hidden Gem: Meramec River

“You will have to roll cast here, Milo.” I executed what I thought was a good roll cast. “No, harder-you need to get it out there,” the voice commanded. After a couple more attempts, I surrendered the rod and asked for guidance. My guide, Damon Spurgeon, of Cardiac Mountain Outfitters, showed me exactly how to …

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