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The Practitioner’s Edge: Dan Burr Illustration

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The beauty, the wonder, and the discovery in nature is a well that never runs dry.  An angler appreciates this and is underlying the drive to get outdoors.  Each outing is another opportunity to take it in, observe the minute details of your catch, and uncover new treasures where you fish.  It’s beyond amazing to…

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How the Missouri bronzeback opportunity is golden year-round

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Missouri is the Show Me State. Geographically we’re in the middle of the country but we also rarely make the best or worst of many rankings.  According to U.S. News and World Report rankings, we land at #25 for education, #33 for economy #20 for infrastructure and surprisingly #45 for crime & corrections.  Our #21…

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An outdoors Renaissance Man: Cody Gould

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It’s hard to imagine today but there was a time in the western world when the majority of people were illiterate.  Even royalty were among the uneducated of the day while the clergy were often the only and most educated.  The Black Plague ravaged Europe, sending more than 50 million or 60% of Europe’s population…

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Fly fishing is elevated in the work of Andrej Krysov

  “If I fished only to capture fish, my fishing trips would have ended long ago.” Zane Grey Fishing can sometimes look like a foolish pursuit.  In the mind of many, it’s just drowning worms by the bank to pass the time, an excuse to day drink, or a honey-do list escape.  There is great…

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Fishing for Gar on the Fly with Michael Bishop

This week I have the joy of stepping aside for a guest post about a topic gaining attention online pretty rapidly.  There a fewer fish species more despised than the Gar.  They are one of the most resilient creatures on earth, with fossils dating back to the Jurassic period onward.  So love them or hate…

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