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Broyles, 82, bags a turkey

Vernie Broyles, 82, he shot this turkey in northern Newton County on Monday, April 18, at 7 a.m. It weighed 22 pounds, with a 9-inch beard and 1-inch spurs. Broyles and his wife live in Neosho.

To the Editor

To the Editor, I was intrigued with the Dalton family picture in your October edition, especially the comment that gar is not a palatable fish.  In a recent Meat Eater episode on the Outdoor...

In search of Ellerman gigs like Grandpa used

To the Editor, My name is Seth Stewart and my grandpa, Frank Meade, grew up in Eminence, Mo. He took me gigging when I was younger and he told me about Ellerman gigs.  He...

Newsstand: articles are information-filled & entertaining

To the Editor, Just wanted to send you a thank you for mailing the copies of River Hills Traveler. We love the magazine. I read it cover to cover.  The articles are well-written, information-filled...

Granddaughter, 10, nails a buck in late fall

To the Editor, At dusk on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2018, one of the last days of the youth deer hunting season in Missouri, my 10-year-old granddaughter, Madeline Carter of Affton, Mo., bagged an 8-point...

Missouri is the best place to fish for stripers

To the Editor, A striper fish was caught at Powersite Dam in Forsyth, Mo. The Missouri state record striper came out of Bull Shoals Lake. Fishermen, if you like to fish for stripers, there...

Experiencing the warmth of spring in winter

To the Editor, In the days we live in we have to make our own tranquility, a peace to carry with us in throughout our days. The flowers of spring, sleeping until they are...

Answering reader email about hunting deer

Every fall my office gets lots of calls and emails from new deer hunters asking about Missouri law, as well as some general “do’s and don’ts” as it relates to deer hunting. I decided...