Later, they would tell people that it was his chess merit badge that won her over.You can earn a Boy Scout merit badge in fly fishing, in stamp collecting and in something called "pulp and paper." You can even earn one in journalism. But it wasn't until now that the Boy Scouts organization fi ... More >>
Photo courtesy of R6 Implant. The good thing about a band calling it quits in St. Louis is that its never really done. R6 Implant is playing a farewell-of-sorts show on Saturday at Cicero's, but this isn't goodbye forever. The bill is shared with the Lion's Daughter, Galaxicon and Iron Hills. ... More >>
This ain't no fish tale, though it sure sounds like one.A 67-year-old man fishing in a pond in a north St. Louis park fended off three armed robbers with his fishing pole Tuesday night. According to police, the incident occurred just after 10 p.m. September 28 in O'Fallon Park when the fisherman ... More >>
Aimee's post earlier today about the untimely death of Splash the otter may be the first in a recurring series. The Missouri Department of Conservation decided earlier this month that trappers in the state will be allowed to capture and kill an unlimited number of the critters this year. V ... More >>
We'll take the bait
Photo: Jennifer Silverberg The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has released its 2008 Fish Consumption Advisory for Missouri waterways. The pertinent disclaimer follows: The 2008 consumption guidelines are based on the most recent fish sampling information available. Because not ... More >>
Ever catch a 50-pound catfish with your bare hands? He has. So has his dad. And his granddad. And his aunts.
B-Sides squares off in a debate about Wilco's new Sky Blue Sky, and compares children's-music faves Trout Fishing in America with, well, the real thing.
kencookoutdoors.com Ali the Bass Dog In keeping with Unreal's resolve to post Stuff That People Send Us, here is the most recent dispatch from 1991 Bassmaster Classic champion Ken Cook, from whose prolific pen streams a column called "Underwater Tactics with Ken Cook." Without further ado, the c ... More >>
Queeny County Park
And he is sexy -- maybe the last sexy musician around
Not science, but sport
Hookers trade tricks
The one held every June at Karban's Knotty Pines Tavern
Weber's Front Row
In this age of shrink-wrapped food and health scares, there are still folks who crave the taste of fresh-caught river fish. Jim Beasley casts his nets every day to feed that hunger.