Dennis Whiteside fishes the old-fashioned way when he launches his canoe on Ozarks float streams such as the Niangua River. He doesn’t need a sleek boat, a big motor or even a trolling motor. He is fine with a paddle and a knowledge of the streams he fishes.
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David Fritz and two fishing partners got only one hit during a nine-hour guided trip last weekend at Pomme de Terre Lake. But what a hit it was. After a short fight, Fritz had a 41-inch muskie in the boat and the celebration started.
In Missouri, Smithville Lake is the best bet. The crappie fishing there has been excellent, with good numbers of black and white bass and channel catfish also being caught. In Kansas, Wilson Lake is the place to go, with good fishing for walleyes, smallmouth bass, stripers and catfish reported.
You might soon take your bike out for the first ride of spring, or maybe you've already started riding it. But something doesn't feel right! The pedals seem harder to push. Turning the wheel takes more effort. You're on really easy terrain. What could be wrong?
It's probably safe to say we all wish we lived healthier lives, full of many 6 a.m. yoga classes and absolutely zero 10 p.m. ice cream sundaes. Alas, life. Still, bettering oneself is a noble pursuit. To inspire you to live healthier each day, we've rounded up 14 simple habits that make all the difference.
The pushup reigns supreme as one of the best bodyweight exercises for upper body, core strength and total body coordination - but only if you do it right. Doing the popular move wrong could rob you of strength and potentially set you up for injury. So before you crank out another rep, make sure your pushups aren't falling victim to these all-too-common mistakes, courtesy of 24-Hour Fitness Manager Joshua Buchbinder, M.S., CPT:
Forget the days when your headphones become a tangled mess mid-run. Wireless headphones are the way to go, and SOUL Electronics' Run Free Pro series has all of the features needed for a happy workout. Equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 technology that syncs with your phone in seconds after initial setup, the headphones offer up to eight hours of music playtime and calling capability.