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Past articles by Ken:

Cold weather means hunting season is warming up

As we start off November, hunting seasons pop up like spring mushrooms. As usual, weather will be the big factor. → Read More

Hunting and fishing thrive during winter months

There is plenty to do outside in the Ozarks in winter, and people should take advantage. → Read More

Winter an excellent time for squirrel hunting

The best parts about hunting in winter months? Better visibility and no ticks or mosquitoes. → Read More

Good fishing doesn't stop during winter in the Ozarks

Leaha Trew's catch-and-release of a possible record-setting bass has left some anglers skeptical. → Read More

Quail hunters disappointed by poor season so far

Despite good dogs and good-looking habitat, the quail are nowhere to be found. → Read More

Ozarks archers will harvest thousands of whitetails

This season promises to be another banner year for bowhunters → Read More

'You don't notice the cold when the fishing is hot'

With all the hunting seasons going on, fishing has taken a back seat, but fishing never stops in the state. More hunters and anglers are combining both sports into one trip. Ted Russell and Chris King are two of those sportsmen I met during deer season. “Last year,” King said, “we had a great trip to Truman Lake. We had some good duck hunting in the morning, then turned to crappie fishing in the… → Read More

Deer harvest bountiful on cold opening weekend

MDC is offering CWD testing of deer harvested anywhere in the state. → Read More

Comeback quail season expected in some of Missouri

If the habitat is right, quail population can rebound to make for an improved season for hunters. → Read More

Autumn a popular time for crappie fishing

Location, bait, equipment and casting all contribute to an angler's success. → Read More

Fall turkey hunts are tricky but avoid competition

Many fish or hunt other animals, but for some, learning fall turkey hunting is worth it. → Read More

October an ideal month for outdoor-minded people

Hunting and fishing are getting into full swing, and camping is great way to enjoy the outdoors. → Read More

Walleye a pleasure to fish for and eat

Minnesota's Lake of the Woods is considered the world's walleye capital and is popular with anglers. → Read More

August is catfishing season for Missouri anglers

Missouri waters in August are considered a peak place and time to catch the popular fish. → Read More

Big bass often lurk in small farm ponds

It doesn’t take long to find out whether the fish are hitting that day. → Read More

Looking to buy a boat? Here's some things to consider before you pick one

The type of boat to buy depends on what it is meant to be used for. → Read More

Camping at Ozarks lakes a great way to build bonds, make memories

Kids take to learning about and enjoying the outdoors, and early June is a great time to do it. → Read More

Float your way through the Ozarks

The Butlers, experienced floaters, recommend practicing with the canoe and starting on slow streams. → Read More

Don't give up morel hunting despite slow season

Usually, around this time of year during the time spring turkey season opens, the morels are being harvested by the sackful. Not this year. Why? → Read More

Don't give up morel hunting despite slow season

Sometimes hunting can be frustrating, but finding these delicious mushrooms makes the wait worth it. → Read More