Outdoors

Give me the cheapest cell phone you have

By Larry Dablemont
    Once a newspaper editor asked me if I ever tweeted! I told her, “Shucks ma’am, I can’t even hardly whistle.” She laughed at me, and I didn’t know why.

Phelps County fly fishing seminars set

    The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will host a series of fly fishing workshops in Phelps County this February. These FREE Discover Nature – Fishing (DNF) workshops will include Introduction to Fly Fishing, Match the Hatch, and Learning How to Tie Your Own Flies.

Boat sales see highest volume in 12 Years in 2019

By Bill Cooper
    Responding to a strong economy in 2019, recreational boat manufacturers, engine and accessory manufacturers in the U.S. reported their highest sales since 2007. Approximately 280,000 powerboats were sold in 2019. And with the 2020 boat show season now in full swing, the National Marine Manufacturers Association is expecting sales to gain another 2 percent in 2020.

I have lost, and found, many things in the outdoors

By Bill Cooper
    I’ve spent a lot of time in the outdoors in my 70 years on earth. Only recently did it dawn on me that I had lost a lot of items while on my outdoor expeditions, but I had also found a good number of rather astounding items as well. I suppose every old outdoorsman has as well.