Outdoors

GoWild team holds work trip on Sinking Creek

    GoWild is one of the hottest outdoor phone apps on the market. Brad Luttrell, of Louisville, Kentucky is the brainchild of the rapidly growing business. Luttrell and his nine-member staff traveled to the Missouri Ozarks recently for an action packed few days of brainstorming at a work retreat, paddling the Current River in the Ozarks National Scenic Riverways enjoying fly fishing lessons from renowned fly angler Mark VanPatten and dining on fine meals from the Gravel Bar Gourmet.

Onondaga Cave State Park hosts Geology Cave Tour Oct. 26

The Onondaga Friends Association will partner with area grottoes to host geology tours of Onondaga Cave, Saturday, Oct. 26. These first-come, first-served cave tours will leave every half-hour from the visitor center. The first tour begins promptly at 5 p.m. and the last tour will depart at 9 p.m. This lively and exciting event is geared towards an adult audience, but everyone is welcome.

Many thing are making the wild gobbler disappear

    Wild turkey season opened a few days ago and I shot 6 gobblers with a camera...three were jakes, I think. I would urge hunters not to kill wild turkeys this fall, especially gobblers. Wild toms are down in much of the Ozarks, perhaps 50 to 60 percent in the past seven years. Most real outdoorsmen know that.

Nominate citizen conservationists for Missouri Conservation Commission awards

The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Conservation Commission recognizes Missourians who make outstanding contributions to conservation and is seeking nominations by Dec. 9 for its Master Conservationist Award and the Missouri Conservation Hall of Fame.

Fishing for Maramec trout with Moe and Joe

    Fishermen are a friendly group for the most part. I’ve met a lot of people on lakes and streams across the country over the last 50 years. Most are friendly, but some want a wide berth, while others want to maintain the solitude they have sought. A few are downright grouchy.