Kansas City Star Fishing Report – May 2nd

Fishing Report The May 2nd Missouri/Kansas Fishing report is up at the Kansas City Star website! Finally, the temperature has remained constant and water temperatures are moving towards 60 degrees. Crappie are on the banks and spawning in many lakes. The bass bite is the hottest it has been in…

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So You Think You’re a Good Turkey Hunter?

During the first week of Missouri’s spring turkey season, Ray Eye hosted his annual Ozarks Media Camp at Devil’s Backbone Outfitters. Along with eight other writers and media personnel, I was lucky enough to be invited to try my hand at killing an Ozarks ghost. And let me tell you,…

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Turkey Journal – Missouri Week 1, 2018

Mahoney Outdoors Turkey Journal     Thanks for reading the Mahoney Outdoors Turkey Journal, where you’ll find notes and observations from our hunts across the Midwest. This journal entry covers the first week of Missouri’s 2018 spring season. April 16-17th After a poor first two days of the season near…

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MO’s Spring Turkey Hunting Regulations-Change needed?

  Missouri Turkey Hunting Regulations Monday, April 16th marks the start of my 13th season turkey hunting in the great state of Missouri. Upon preparation, I had some thoughts on existing season dates and regulations. April 9-May 31st; all day hunting with harvest limit of two male turkeys (can be…

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A Fishing Memory of a Lifetime

In 20 years of fishing, I’ve learned many things about techniques and strategies to make my trips more successful. The exhilaration of landing a fish after matching your lure to the present conditions provides a satisfaction like no other. Even more important than the technical fishing skills I’ve acquired over…

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