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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Tie Your Own Flies at James A. Reed

James A. Reed is a staple for Kansas City fisherman. The well-maintained lakes and ponds provide a variety of quality fishing experiences for all ages. For local fisherman Greg Burns, James A. Reed recently provided an added source of entertainment and education during a beginner’s fly and jig tying class…

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Lake Taneycomo Renewed My Love of Fishing

When I was in grade school, fishing was a daily part of my life. Most of my evenings and weekends were spent on the banks of the small pond behind my childhood home. The bass and crappie must have hated me because I fished the pond so much. I loved…

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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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Mahoney Outdoors Podcast: Episode 1

The Mahoney Outdoors Podcast is finally here! As always, the focus is bringing you entertaining and educational content about hunting, fishing, and general outdoors topics! Also, if you have any topics you would like discussed on the podcast, leave a comment here or on any of our social media pages!…

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