Outdoors

Fishing Report

Taberville Report by Bobby Dains Dains Fish Farm I don’t have anybody fishing. I haven’t sold any bait all week. They are all getting ready for deer season. Depending on the weather we will; resume the fishing report when people are ready to go back to fishing.

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Give nature-themed holiday gifts from MDC

Have nature lovers on your holiday gift list? The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) online Nature Shop makes holiday shopping a breeze for anyone interested in nature-themed gifts. Offerings include the ever-popular Natural Events Calendar, plus a variety of books and more for all ages. Holiday shoppers can also skip retail stores and visit one

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Fishing report

Taberville Report by Bobby Dains Dains Fish Farm I ‘ve got three groups of campers and they have been catching fish all week on perch, goldfish, shad, crawfish. They have caught flatheads and blues up to 40 lbs. And lots of smaller fish, some slot fish. The river is low right now. I’ve been watching

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When Your Boat Leaves You

When you can provide someone with a good laugh and it lasts all day, you have really accomplished something. And here is how I did it. Dennis Whitesides, an old friend who I have fished and hunted with since college days, showed up at my place with nothing to do, and so we went fishing.

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MDC reminds deer hunters of regulations this fall

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is reminding deer hunters to please properly tag and Telecheck harvests this season. Good advance preparation will help hunters avoid violations, said Kansas City Region Protection Captain Joni Bledsoe. “They should buy all their permits early,” Bledsoe said, “and they should read over the regulations and if they have

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MDC reminds hunters to dispose of deer carcasses properly

Proper disposal of a deer carcass is one of the final steps of the deer hunting process and is as important as any other part of deer hunting. One reason this part of deer hunting is important is because there are regulations that pertain to the disposal of deer parts. In Missouri the improper disposal

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ANGLER OF THE YEAR + MORE

Not only was a National Championship on the line, but Crappie Masters Angler of the Year honors were on the line as well on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23 and 24 at Grenada Lake hosted by the Grenada Tourism Commission. History was made as Matthew and Bruce Rogers once again took that title home. It

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Celebrate Ulysses S Grant’s 200th birthday

In honor of Ulysses S Grant’s 200th birthday, the Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site will celebrate by hosting a traveling exhibit from the Missouri Humanities Council. The exhibit will be open weekends only, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4-30. A special exhibit-opening reception will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday,

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