Months after the riots that followed a white police officer shooting and killing an unarmed black teenager , a Kids Fishing Fair on a lake in the Bellefontaine Conservation Area is north St. Louis County gave kids from Ferguson a chance to see law enforcement officers in a different light.
The Fishing Tournament Trail reports results of fishing tournaments and notices of upcoming events. To report either, email email@example.com or call 816-234-4319 before noon on Mondays. For results, please include spellings and hometowns of the first two places and the big-bass winner, with number of fish, weight and winnings.
Kevin Kurz has fly fished for most of his life, and has owned his fly shop since 1987. Through his business, he organizes trips to exotic locations, creating lifetime memories. But he knows that you don’t have to go exotic to catch fish on a fly rod. He regularly catches bass, big bluegills and crappies on flies in Kansas farm ponds.
Out on the trails, nothing can turn a fun day into a miserable one faster then getting cold and wet. When unexpected showers come, it's nice to have a lightweight cover that that will keep you comfortable on the move. The Tantrum Hooded Jacket from Outdoor Research is just that, a super lightweight jacket (5.2 ounces) that can easily be stowed away in a backpack - or worn snuggly against your back with its integrated waist belt - until needed.
Core strength, though it has been a hot term in the fitness industry for more than a decade, has unfortunately become synonymous with six-pack abs. Those are nice, but the core doesn't stop where your shirt hem ends. In fact, for women, the core pretty much starts there.
You can hardly live in the Dallas area without being at least minimally aware of runners. They're everywhere, and how could they not be? The weather is run-worthy almost every day; trails abound, as do running stores, clubs and organizations. If you are mulling joining the running brigade, you probably have a few questions.
It seems like such a no-brainer. You get out your bike to go for a ride and you put on your helmet, a highly engineered and carefully scrutinized piece of equipment designed to protect you from serious brain injury, even death.
The light turns green, the starting gate clangs down, and they're off on one of the hardest action sports on the planet: BMX. No motor to help out, just a small bike pedaled as fast as its rider can go, while continually balancing on an ever changing track and trying to pass as many other riders as possible.