Brent’s best bet: Grand Lake in northeast Oklahoma is a summer hot spot this week. The white bass fishing has been excellent early and late when the fish are chasing shad. The bow fishing also has been excellent, with many buffaloes being taken in backwater areas. And the fishing for crappies and catfish also has been very good.
The 1933 Union Station massacre. The 1980 slaying of musician Steve Harvey. The 1988 arson-caused explosion that left six firefighters dead. This special section tells these stories and seven more notorious cases that are also collected in the new book “Kansas City Crime Central” by Monroe Dodd.
Gov. Sam Brownback has repeatedly criticized the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for listing lesser prairie chickens as threatened. His recent announcement that the state will start raising and releasing lesser prairie chickens was not greeted with a lot of support in the conservation world.
The Fishing Tournament Trail is published each Tuesday during the fishing season. Reports of upcoming events or results can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 816-234-4319 by noon Monday. Results should include spellings of names and hometowns of the first two places and the big-fish winner. Upcoming events should include the lake, sanctioning body of the tournament, time, date, takeoff site, entry fee and a contact number for more information.
McAllen, Texas, is a hub for birding activity in the Rio Grande Valley. Because of its location on a major flyway and its diverse habitat — everything from wetlands to lush vegetation to arid areas — it attracts a diversity of birds few areas in the United States can match.
The Ozarks region is renowned for its shallow, scenic float streams. Whether you’re traveling by canoe or by johnboat in search of fishing adventure, the area has plenty to offer. Here are 20 rivers and creeks that offer great floating.
Phil Lilley was in search of small trout when he took his grandkids fishing recently on Lake Taneycomo. “We were trying to catch a couple of small trout for an art project they were doing,” said Lilley, who runs Lilleys’ Landing Resort and Marina. Grandpa didn’t do so well.
Palo Alto in his rear-view mirror, Keith Orchard and the Fam headed down Highway 101 in their SUV, Santa Barbara-bound. They were off to vacation with two other families, take in the cool ocean breeze, soak up the city's chill vibe and catch the city's annual wacky and weird Solstice Parade, at which a city councilman dons a jester's hat and the mayor presides atop a "Game of Thrones" float.
In the United States, an average of 3,868 people drowned per year from 1999 to 2010, and for most, those accidents were most likely to occur in natural bodies of water, according to the National Center for Health Statistics.
Comfortable, protective shoes are essential for any outdoor trek. But what if you want to wear sandals? Most sandals made specifically for outdoors tend to be bulky and not very fashionable. KEEN's Rose Sandal, however, infuses a little more style into this often-overlooked footwear category, allowing you to remain stable on rough terrain while still looking good.
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