Outdoors

Outdoors

Star outdoors editor Brent Frazee wins two national awards

Brent Frazee, The Star’s outdoors editor, received two national writing awards at the Outdoor Writers Association of America’s annual conference July 16-18. He took first-place honors in one category for his feature on Terry Hart, who salvages wooden vintage boats, restores them and uses them to tour Lake of the Ozarks. He received a third place in another category for his feature on Dennis Steinman, who invented a high-tech device that attaches to arrows and helps bow hunters locate deer they have shot.

Outdoors

Fishing Tournament Trail for July 26

The Fishing Tournament Trail reports results of fishing tournaments and notices of upcoming events. To report either, email bfrazee@kcstar.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.

Outdoors

Little fish are a big lure for this angler

Some fishermen strive to catch the biggest fish in the lake. Not James Anderson. He is quite content to go after the “mighty mites” of the fish world. He is a bluegill fisherman. And he takes his game seriously. In the spring, Anderson often is preoccupied with catching crappies at Wyandotte County Lake. But once summer arrives, he switches his focus to bluegills.

Videos

Fly fishing in Yellowstone

West Virginia fly fishermen travel west each year to chase trout at Yellowstone National Park.
Brent Frazee bfrazee@kcstar.com
Fly fishing in Yellowstone 2:40

Fly fishing in Yellowstone

A beginner's guide to camping 4:23

A beginner's guide to camping

Dogs trained to retrieve antlers shed in woods and fields 1:29

Dogs trained to retrieve antlers shed in woods and fields

Watch BoarBuster's feral hog trap drop 0:19

Watch BoarBuster's feral hog trap drop