Sun, 01/05/2014 - 1:02pm

Despite a least 10 top-10 Heartland Trail finishes on Table Rock Lake  -- six of them victories -- Guide Bill Beck now finds guiding luring him more than competitive fishing these days.

Sun, 01/05/2014 - 12:58pm

If you have trout fished in the Ozarks, you have probably heard someone talking about or watched them using something called a Bassnapper.  By the name you would think it was designed for bass. This is not the case.  A Bassnapper is a small jig used mainly for trout fishing.

Sun, 01/05/2014 - 12:53pm

Guide Brett Rader expands the term "full-service" on Lake Taneycomo, always stretching himself to provide the next lifetime fishing adventure for his clients -- besides teaching them new fly tying and casting techniques,  producing replica trout mounts and offering custom artwork.

Wed, 11/06/2013 - 11:55am

Hiring a fishing guide can be somewhat intimidating  for some  anglers who feel like they  need a certain level of skill just to launch out on the water.

But for guides on Lake Taneycomo like Bill Babler, setting guests at ease is a top priority.

“I never...