Missouri Ozarks

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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Finding Bronze in Missouri’s Ozarks

“Do they always fight this hard?” I asked. “Oh yea,” my guide snapped back with a smile. A quick picture and the 14-inch smallmouth tore back into the depths. I was happy to be once again finding bronze in the scenic Missouri Ozarks. Mostly a farm pond or big reservoir fishermen, I am always eager …

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