Mahoney Outdoors Magazine

Those Bottom Blues – Truman Lake Blue Catfish

The sunrise over Truman Lake as we crossed a bridge. Catching shad in a casting net is no easy task. Clouds of them appeared on the electronics and surfaced around us, but the net repeatedly came up empty. The anticipation grew as we searched for the bait that would help us catch some monster, bottom-dwelling …

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Kansas City Star Fishing Report – January 24

The warmer weather and windy conditions is breaking up the ice, but open water still remains scarce across many lakes. Boat ramps and lakes are expected to open up by the weekend with the consistent above freezing temperature through the end of the week.   Click below: January 24th Hunting and Fishing Report

Smallmouth fishing

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┬átaking 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 girlfriend and I got hooked …

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KDWPT Commission Meeting about Pet Deer

The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism held their most recent commission meeting on January 5th. During the meeting, the pet deer shooting incident is addressed. The homeowner starts the discussion about her pet deer shortly after the 20 minute mark. She spoke about her family’s relationship with the deer and the unprofessional conduct …

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