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OUTDOOR JOURNAL Kyle Carroll   Blue Jays   Blue jays are pretty hard to miss. I'm speaking figuratively of course. They are big, loud and brightly colored. They are a flashy, intelligent bird that lives in our part of the country year round. This common, large songbird is familiar to many people,...
The Outdoor Journal Kyle Carroll kyle.l.carroll@gmail.com   Archery Deer Numbers – The First 25 Days The first 25 days of the archery deer and turkey season have been abnormally warm and dry.  There were a few days when the season opened in September where the nights were cool, but on average , it'...
  The Outdoor Journal Kyle  Carroll Kyle.l.carroll@gmail.com   Archery Deer and Turkey Season   Missouri's archery deer and turkey season has opened on the 15th of September for enough years now that it almost feels normal. The season traditionally opened on the first of October, until the decision...
The Outdoor Journal Kyle Carroll kyle.l.carroll@gmail.com   JOIN OR DIE   That was the motto on the revolutionary war flag featuring a cartoon attributed to Benjamin Franklin. The famous image featured a woodcut showing a snake cut into to eighths, with each segment labeled with the initials of one...
The Outdoor Journal Kyle Carroll kyle.l.carroll@gmail.com   Oregon Bill Would Ban, Hunting Fishing and Animal Husbandry   Yes, you read that correctly.  Extremists in Oregon are circulating a petition that would make hunting, fishing and most farm operations illegal in that state.  Even for Oregon...
The Outdoor Journal Kyle Carroll kyle.l.carroll@gmail.com   Dragon Flies   As we move into mid August, Purple Martins have gathered in large flocks and Bluebirds and Robins are fattening up on the Grey Dogwood berries. Insect populations are peaking out as well. A half dozen large green dragonflies...
Last week we discussed Rattlesnakes and the Dog Days of late summer. The old saying was that snakes go blind in the “dog days.”  A reader wrote me from the Polo area to say that he was told by his granddad, “my great-grandpa used to catch them, and he's been gone for 42 years.  I know I was taught...
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sam Graves (R-MO) released the following statement after voting against Speaker Pelosi’s nearly $700 billion omnibus spending spree. “This massive omnibus spending bill doesn’t just waste billions of taxpayer dollars, it’s built on a framework that cuts national defense...

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