The other day as I shopped for new fishing equipment, I perused the variety of name brands available at the local big box store. After leaving the store and heading home, I was struck by how different obtaining new fishing equipment is today from how we got new stuff when I was a child.
A Midwesterner by birth, my only goal upon college graduation was moving to Montana to become a mountain man. I moved to Montana, but instead of being swept downriver by a rushing current, I was swept off my feet by a woman. We married and had two daughters. Before I ever arrowed an elk, I was back in the Midwest.
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So what is the definition of a chamber of commerce? Simply put, a chamber of commerce is an organization of businesses seeking to further their collective interest, while advancing their community.
The other day while watching a HGTV show, I was amazed to see a couple turn down a perfectly lovely home simply because the people next door kept chickens and they didn’t want to live near “farm animals.”
What a difference 80 years can make. In the span of just one human lifetime, Missouri’s white-tailed deer herd has gone from almost nonexistent to thriving. With restoration complete, management is the challenge of the day.
For those children 5 years old and younger, one rod, reel and bait set-up seems to work best and draw their interest into fishing.
School will soon be in session, and we must again remind motorists to be watchful of that “big yellow bus.”
Ceil Abbott recounts her favorite memories of America's favorite pastime.
The Clean Water Act has been stirring up some controversy in Missouri lately. As is so often the case, most of the concern is rooted in confusion.
The other day I overheard a discussion on what men and women should be considered the greatest comedians of all time. I have my opinion on exactly who would fit all the criteria necessary.
Hubert Bescheinen, now in his 90s, spawned a brotherhood of furniture entrepreneurs in central Missouri.
Dove season opens in Missouri on Sept. 1. Since it is one of the first hunting seasons to open each fall, dove hunting is somewhat of a kickoff for fall hunting season.
During this time of year, catfish are prime for the catching, and Bill Cassidy, Osage Beach Bait & Tackle owner and award-winning fisherman, said there is one place to hook some big flathead and blue catfish.
Ceil Abbott reflects on her first day of school at age 6.