The doors were open as people were taking advantage of the opportunity to review a wide selection of boats, outdoor equipment and outdoor vacation vendors during the Kansas City Boat & Sportshow at Bartle Hall that is open through Sunday.
The Kansas City Boat & Sportshow features an indoor zip line, food trucks, fishing simulator, boat school, repair seminars and of course boats and pontoons of all sizes starting Thursday in Bartle Hall.
Jim Smith of Liberty talks about his family's love of camping and his favorite place in the country. Show officials say the Mid-America RV Show is running through Sunday, January 15, 2017, in Bartle Hall no matter the weather. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
The Missouri Department of Conservation have been releasing rare pallid sturgeon into the Missouri River near downtown Kansas City, but have had little success in finding young infants born in the wild.
A robin that probably has leucism moved through Weatherby Lake on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, with a group of normal-appearing birds. Leucistic birds have plumage that lacks melanin pigment, although yellow, red and orange colors remain mostly unaffected by the condition. (Music: "Thatched Villagers" by Kevin MacLeod, Incompetech.com)
At Antler Ridge, outside of Smithville, owners Roger and Sharon Sigler train Labrador retrievers to hunt and retrieve antlers that have been shed in woods and fields throughout the country. Horns discarded by white-tailed bucks, elk, moose and caribou are the trophies in a small but growing pastime.
This is an example of the BoarBuster hog trap, a steel cage that's remotely operated by the Missouri Department of Conservation to catch feral hogs. Conservation staffers can activate the trap on their phones, tablets or computers when they're alerted that feral hogs are within the trap's boundaries. This particular video shows hogs being trapped in Oklahoma, but the theory is the same.