Trout

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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