Outdoors

MDC confirms new state record brown trout caught at Lake Taneycomo

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) confirms Bill Babler of Blue Eye is now the new state-record holder for brown trout after catching a monster 40-pound, 6-ounce fish at Lake Taneycomo Sept. 4 using a pole-and-line.

MDC proposes regulation changes to help landowners control nuisance wildlife and invasive species

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is considering changing regulations to help landowners address damage caused by problem wildlife and feral hogs. MDC is proposing the changes in response to citizen requests to the Regulations Committee to use night vision or thermal imagery to address livestock loss caused by coyotes and damage caused by feral hogs.

Speaker will discuss Lost Lake

    David Massengale, Mark Twain National Forest of the Salem Ranger District, will give a presentation on the Lost Lake area in the Mark Twain National Forest at the Dent County Historical Society Dinner Speaker Series being held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Salem Pizza Inn meeting room.

Photography tours of Onondaga and Cathedral caves offered at Onondaga Cave State Park Sept. 21

Are you an avid and artistic photographer looking for a new and unique subject? Then look no further than Onondaga Cave State Park. Join a member of the Onondaga Friends Association with a passion for photography as she leads tours through two great caves for hours of photographic possibilities Saturday, Sept 21.

Nothing beats floating Ozark streams in October

    October is the premiere month to float Ozark streams, if you love the smells of fall, dramatic fall colors, cool, fresh air, abundant fish and wildlife and relative solitude.