HOME COOKIN’ – Young Lane Coerver got this 10-point buck at the family farm in Pike County MO this past hunting season.
FIRST-TIMER – Sam Dickinson, age 9, of Washington MO, shows off his first rabbit.
SMOKED POSSUM – Young Haydon Wade shows the possum he got with a blow gun, according to his grandparents, Dean and Judy Wade of Licking, MO.
BOUND FOR GLORY – At its recent annual meeting, the Eastern Missouri Crappie club presented its Angler of the Year award for 2018 to Kenny Wilkerson.
BOUND FOR GLORY – At its recent annual meeting, the Eastern Missouri Crappie club presented its Big Fish award to Mark Hatchet.
It is never too early to start a kid fishing, and there is no better family activity.
Kids, dads and creeks fit together nicely when it comes to a quality learning experience
Fishing can be a learning experience for mothers, too.
A bass angler gets an early start on learning about both largemouth and smallmouth.
Nothing feels better than reeling in a nice catch.
How about a family trip to Canada and a chance for a kid to latch onto a trophy lake trout?
The equipment does not have to be expensive or fancy for kids to enjoy fishing.
12 POINTS – Chris Clark of Collinsville, IL, took this 12-point buck in Massac County at the far southern tip of Illinois. The buck was field dressed at 185 pounds and green scored at 152”.
DAUGHTER’S FATHER – Clair Mullen’s father, Scott Mullen, owner of Auto America Detailing in St. Peters, harvested this big old guy with archery equipment on property owned by Herb Schultz and Edwin Harpole’s Xtreme Hunts in Pike County, Illinois. Their website is xtreme-hunts.com.
FATHER’S DAUGHTER – Clair Mullen, 14, has been hunting with her dad, hunter Scott Mullen, since she was 5 years old. She harvested her third deer during the 2018 Youth Season in Ellsberry, MO, and is hoping for many more. Thanks to property owners Steve and Jeff Kaiser.
ALL IN THE FAMILY – Harrison Miller of Norwood, MO, took this elk in New Mexico in October on a hunt with his new father-in-law, Bob Ziehmer, conservation director for Bass Pro Shops. They also encountered mountain lions and coyotes.