Keepin’ It In The Ozarks with Justin Sapp

“Keepin’ It In The Ozarks” is an independent reality series produced by Pulaski County Missouri native, and avid outdoorsman, Justin Sapp. The show, filmed in Pulaski County and surrounding areas, documents the Sapp family’s hunting and outdoor experiences in the Ozark Mountains. The episodes are designed to be both entertaining and informative and cover a wide variety of outdoor related topics- including hunting, fishing, trapping, and enjoying God’s creation and the outdoors. New episodes of “Keepin It In The Ozarks” are released in high definition on their YouTube channel the 1st and 15th each month and can also be viewed on their website. You can follow Justin’s outdoor adventures on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and their blog.


Pulaski County Tourism Bureau was able to meet with the show’s Executive Producer & Host, Justin Sapp, to get his thoughts on beards, frog gigging, antler point restrictions in Pulaski County, Missouri- and more!

Pulaski County Tourism Bureau: Just to get this question out of the way, I have to ask this- Will you be growing a beard like the Duck Dynasty guys?
Justin Sapp: If I could grow a beard like that I would!

PCTB: Bow or firearm?
JS: I use both but if i had to choose one it would be a bow!

PCTB: Canoe or kayak?
JS: Canoe, I’m afraid of getting stuck upside down in a kayak!

PCTB: Has hunting/fishing/outdoors always been a part of your life?
JS: I can’t remember a time I wasn’t in the woods or on the water. My wife would agree too!

PCTB: What is your earliest memory of hunting in Pulaski County?
JS: My Dad started taking me with him on his hunting trips to the Mark Twain National Forest when I was 8.

PCTB: What is your favorite public fishing spot in Pulaski County?
JS: I really like fishing at the Boiling Spring Campground near Dixon!

Justin Sapp, Executive Producer of "Keepin' It In The Ozarks".

PCTB: If a visitor from Arkansas, or anywhere else, asked you for a publicly accessible place to go frog gigging, where would you send them to?
JS: Frogging is good in a canoe by Steckels Bridge in front of the Cave Restaurant near Richland! Actually, anywhere on the Gasconade is fun to frog on!

PCTB: Why should someone travel to Pulaski County to deer hunt?
JS: Deer herd and public access. Between Ft Leonard Wood and the Mark Twain National Forest, Pulaski county is not lacking in either category there! After the hunt, there is plenty of great Breakfast cafes around. We like to warm up and eat breakfast at the Oasis truck stop on 133 exit!

PCTB: Are there special considerations that one should take before hunting on Fort Leonard Wood or in the Mark Twain National Forest?
JS: Fort Leonard Wood does have special regulations for hunting. Since I cannot film my hunts out there I do not venture out to Ft Wood that much although I’m probably missing out on the best hunting in Pulaski County! Mark Twain National forest is public walk -in land and you just need to be up to date with your hunting licenses and regulations for the game you are after!

PCTB: In layman’s terms please tell us how you think the 4 point antler restriction could improve hunting in Pulaski County.
JS: The Antler point Restrictions have already helped! I have noticed more mature bucks each year in Pulaski County.. We are surrounded by non APR (antler Point restriction) counties , so if you want a better chance at a mature deer then Pulaski County is the county to be hunting in! Putting deer herd and mature deer aside, I like the APR because it makes hunters slow down and look over the animal before pulling the trigger. I’m sure it has saved someone from injury or worse, death, from an unfortunate hunting accident! Safety First.

PCTB: Why should someone travel to Pulaski County to coyote hunt?
JS: Coyotes have been increasing in population for a while now. Our ground nesting birds and rabbits are struggling in population because of them. Most farmers around here are happy to allow you to call some Coyotes in for a dirt nap! Pulaski County has the Gasconade and the Piney rivers- river bottom land is great for calling in those Yotes !

PCTB: Why should someone travel to Pulaski County to hunt for other game?
JS: Our turkey population is doing great this year! After a few bad hatches from floods and predator problems our population was dwindling. We have now had some great hatches and it seems as if everyone is into removing predators now, so the Turkey population is looking great for this year!

Justin & Robin Sapp of "Keepin' It In The Ozarks"

PCTB: Please share your favorite Spring Turkey hunt story with us…
JS: My favorite Spring turkey hunt was last year. After harvesting my largest Gobbler to date , I took my wife the first weekend and she harvested her first Gobbler! We had four big Gobblers run into the decoys and she shot the one that I didn’t have on camera but it was an exciting hunt!

PCTB: What about the feral hogs?
JS: Feral hogs are mostly on the Fort. I have personally never seen one while hunting. There are only a handful of people who know where they normally make their home and they are tight lipped about the hogs location. Eventually, I believe the population will get out of control and begin venturing farther off Ft Wood. If you get lucky you may run into some off the South Gate of the Fort.

PCTB: Do you have any black powder experience?
JS: Oh Yeah, I love hunting with my Muzzleloader! Sometimes I pack it with me during Rifle season! Again, Slowing down and enjoying Gods creation in the outdoors is what this is all about! Slow down, make your one shot count!

PCTB: Have you ever trout fished the Roubidoux in downtown Waynesville?
I love fishing the Roubidoux and I am usually successful. They have a concrete ramp for people that are disabled! My wife can walk to the Waynesville park while I fish so that is a plus! The spring is also stocked with rainbow trout on a regular basis so it makes for an exciting trip every time!

PCTB: Was Robin a huntress/outdoorswoman before you met?
JS: My wife, Robin, is the biggest city girl I have ever met. I’m slowly converting her to a huntress but I never make her to hunt or fish if she does not want to. This year she shot her first turkey and Buck!! I’m a proud husband, and truth be told , I would not be doing what I am today without her. She is the biggest technology freak I have met, and she is the one that got me interested into video production!

JS: What is the most interesting find that you have stumbled across in the woods?
The most interesting and “rewarding” find that I have found is a ridge full of Spring Morels (edible mushrooms). I found 103 on one ridge! No, I won’t share the location! 🙂

Justin Sapp, of Keepin' It In The Ozarks, and son.

PCTB: What other projects have you worked on before deciding to launch “Keepin’ It In The Ozarks”?
JS: I’ve been with Ozark Traditions TV and Bowdacious Outdoors TV. Both shows got me where I am today and now it’s time to take the path God is leading me!

PCTB: What is your inspiration behind “Keepin It In The Ozarks?”
JS: I have a strong desire to get people into the REAL Outdoors. We want to not only be entertaining but informative! Killing a mature buck is exciting but I would rather film a kid shooting their first deer and their excitement! It is not about killing an animal. In the end it is about the journey of the Hunt, family, friends, and God. The Outdoors “saved” me! God has a plan, and I’m going to follow!

PCTB: How often will new episodes of “Keepin’ It In The Ozarks” be released?
We release an episode on the First and Fifteenth of every month.. The episode on the Fifteenth will be about what we are doing to manage our hunting property for that past month. It should be very informative to local people planting food plots and managing their deer herd. We are excited for 2015!

PCTB: Will you be at any outdoors shows so people can meet and visit with you?
JS: We will be at the Outdoor Sportsmans Show On February 20th and 21st at the St. Robert Community Center! This August we will be at a few Hunting expos again! Come on out, We love to hear your hunting stories!

*Editors Note- The Outdoor Sportsman Show scheduled for February 20th & 21st in Saint Robert, MO has been cancelled due to weather.

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This Week Around Pulaski County USA!

Pulaski County USA LogoEvents for the week of February 17, 2015-February 22, 2015

February 20 & 21- Outdoor Sportsman Show
Where: St. Robert Community Center, Saint Robert
When: Friday 5-8 pm, Saturday 10 am-5 pm
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: City of Saint Robert Parks & Recreation- 573.451.2625

February 20_21 Outdoor Sportsman ShowFebruary 21- Pulaski County Farmer’s Market
What: Year- round Farmer’s Market
Where: South Lynn Street, Waynesville
When: 8 am until Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Bruce Main- 573.842.9079

Pulaski County Farmers Market Logo Looking Ahead:
February 27- CXMMA International MMA Fights
February 28- Miss Mid Missouri Pageant
March 14 & 15- JROTC Invitational Drill Meet
March 21- Route 66 St. Patty’s Fest

Home to the 2015 National Speleological Society Convention
#NSS2015
July 13-17, 2015
Waynesville, MO
nss2015.caves.org

Hitchhiker's Guide To Missouri CavingA Featured Destination in FIREBALL RUN: America’s Frontier
Premiering Summer 2015

FIREBALL RUN: America's Frontier premiers in its entirety Summer 2015.

FIREBALL RUN: America’s Frontier premiers in its entirety Summer 2015.

Autumn Activities In Pulaski County USA!

Create lifelong memories with your family in Pulaski County USA!

Create lifelong memories with your family in Pulaski County USA!

Autumn in Pulaski County USA is the perfect season to gather your family and friends together creating memories that will last a lifetime. Pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hayrides, petting zoos, punkin’ chunkin’, hay stack mazes, float trips (even a haunted one!), farmers markets, haunted houses (even outdoor haunted trails!), paranormal investigations and Oktoberfest celebrations —there truly is something for everyone. Harvest some memories in Pulaski County, Missouri!

FIREBALL RUN LIVE Event
Downtown Waynesville
Thursday, October 2nd
FREE
Contact: Pulaski County Tourism Bureau- 573.336.6355
http://www.FireballRun.com

FIREBALL RUN festivities take place in downtown Waynesville October 3rd.

FIREBALL RUN festivities take place in downtown Waynesville October 3rd.

Southern Gospel Reunion
Waynesville High School
Friday, October 3rd 7:00 pm
Saturday, October 4th 6:00 pm
FREE admission
Contact: Layne Lercher- 573.774.0404

FREE Southern Gospel Reunion concert in Waynesville October 3 & 4.

FREE Southern Gospel Reunion concert in Waynesville October 3 & 4.

Frogtober Fest
Waynesville City Park
October 4
FREE admission
Contact: Rhea Anne Mathews- 573.774.3050
http://www.facebook.com/frogtober.fest
*Frogtober Fest is an annual celebration of Waynesville’s “Frog Rock” also known as W.H. (Waynesville Hill) Croaker. This year’s family friendly festival marks Croakers’ 17th birthday.

It's the most froggiest time of the year! october 4th in Waynesville!

It’s the most froggiest time of the year! october 4th in Waynesville!

Frog Hill Half Marathon
Waynesville
October 4
$45 per person
Contact: Team 413-Gracerunner Ministries (Melissa Martinez)- 573.433.6684
*Frog Hill Half Marathon will treat participants to a run on Route 66 and the half marathon ends at Waynesville City Park at Frogtober Fest.

Frog Hill Half Marathon will treat participants to a run on Route 66 and the half marathon ends at Waynesville City Park at Frogtober Fest.

Frog Hill Half Marathon will treat participants to a run on Route 66 and the half marathon ends at Waynesville City Park at Frogtober Fest.


Haunted Trail

319 Keeth Road, Crocker
October 10 & 11 6:30 pm until 10 pm
$5 per person
Contact: Loving Paws Adoption Center- 573.736.2088
*Come hear the scary tale of “The Witches of Pulaski County” and take a guided tour through the most haunted forest in Missouri

Come hear the scary tale of "The Witches of Pulaski County" and take a guided tour through the most haunted forest in Missouri.

Come hear the scary tale of “The Witches of Pulaski County” and take a guided tour through the most haunted forest in Missouri.

Crocker Fall Festival
Downtown Crocker
October 18, 10 am until 2 pm
FREE admission
Contact: Crocker City Hall- 573.736.5327
http://www.facebook.com/CrockerCityHall

Crocker's Fall Festival will be held October 18, 2014 at Norma Lea's Frisco park downtown.

Crocker’s Fall Festival will be held October 18, 2014 at Norma Lea’s Frisco park downtown.

Route 66 OktoberFest On The Square
Downtown Waynesville
October 18, 11 am until 4 pm
FREE admission
Contact: Audra Berrier- 573.774.3001
http://www.facebook.com/Route66FestOTS

Oktoberfest- family friendly street festival will be held October 18 in downtown Waynesville.

Oktoberfest- family friendly street festival will be held October 18 in downtown Waynesville.


Zombie Run 5K

Downtown Waynesville
October 18, race time 4 pm
$25 day of registration
Contact: Waynesville Downtown Business Association- 573.774.3001

Zombie Run 5K October 18th in Waynesville.

Zombie Run 5K October 18th in Waynesville.

18th Annual Halloween Bash
Pulaski County Shrine Club, Buckhorn
October 25 6:30-9:30
$2 per person
Contact: Local 28 Freedom Of Road Riders (Larry Wheeler) 573.586.7291
*The Haunted House of Doom and a hayride through the haunting of Buckhorn Forest

The Haunted House of Doom and a hayride through the haunting of Buckhorn Forest

The Haunted House of Doom and a hayride through the haunting of Buckhorn Forest

Happy Hollows Pumpkin Patch
10103 Beatty Road
Crocker, MO 65452
573-356-0985
http://www.facebook.com/Happyhollowspumpkinpatch
Open Weekends Sept. 28 – Oct.
Open Weekends: Fri 3:30-6:30
Sat. and Sun. 9:30-6:30
18 and under $7.00 includes pumpkin
Adults $5.00 (no pumpkin)

Happy Hollows Pumpkin Patch Halloween

BSC Outdoors
Mid-Missouri’s largest precision cut corn maze and pumpkin patch. Home of the FIREBALL RUN corn maze!
18700 Cliff Road
Dixon, MO 65459
573-759-7294
http://www.bscoutdoors.com
Weekdays by appointment only
Sept. 20 – Nov. 1
Fri 5:00 – 8:00
Sat 10:00 – 8:00
Sun 10:00 – 6:00
Adults $7.00
Kids 5-14 $5.00
Kids 4 & under free

The Fireball Run logo will be the design of Boiling Spring Campground's corn maze for the 2014 season.

The Fireball Run logo will be the design of Boiling Spring Campground’s corn maze for the 2014 season.

Deep Woods Farm
19050 North Hwy 133
Crocker, MO 65452 (Hancock, MO)
573-759-3586
http://www.deepwoodsfarm.biz
Open October 4 – October 26
Sat. 10 – 5 Sun. Noon – 5
Weekdays: By appointment or schedule
$5.00 per person & 2 and under free

Deep Woods Farm Halloween

Uncle Bucks Pumpkin Patch
10800 Highway D
Dixon, MO
573-759-9045 / 573-239-1757
http://www.unclebuckspumpkinpatch.com
Open Sept. 27 – Oct. 31 (Weekends)
Hours: 9am – Dusk
Schools and Weekdays by Appointment
$5.00 ages 2 and up.

Pulaski County Farmers Market
Downtown Waynesville
Every Saturday, 8 am until 12 pm
FREE admission
Contact: Bruce Main- 573.842.9079
http://www.facebook.com/PulaskiCountyMOFarmersMarket

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The Haunted Hill
22235 Red Wing Road
Waynesville, MO 65583
http://www.thehaunted-hill.com
Opens Sept. 26, 2014- November 1, 2014 open every Fri & Sat
8pm – midnight Open till 10pm on Halloween
$12.00 or Speed pass for no wait $20.00

Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House
405 North Street
Waynesville, MO 65583
573-528-2149
http://www.facebook.com/ParanormalTalbotHouse
Every Saturday night through October 25th
Friday, October 31st
Investigations start at dusk and last three hours
$25 per person, reservations required

Haunted River Float @
Lay Z Day Canoes and Camping

23455 Teak Lane
St. Robert. MO 65584
573-336-8639 * Reservations preferred
Oct. 17, 18, 24, & 25 7pm – midnight
Oct. 31 7:00 – 9:00
Nov 1 7:00 – 10:00
Ages 13 and over $25.00 6 – 12 $10.00
Kids 5 & under free.

October Haunted River Floats

*UPDATE FOR 2017—Haunted River Float is now being held at Ruby’s Landing located at 22474 Restful Lane, Waynesville, Missouri. For more information contact 573-337-4305.

Oktoberfest at the Cave Restaurant & Resort
26880 Rochester Road
Richland, MO 65556
573-765-4554
http://www.thecaverestaurantandresort.com
October 2 – October 30
German Beer, Music, Brats and Kraut

Paradise German Delicatessen
311 North Street
Waynesville, MO 65583
573.774.8422
http://www.paradisedelicatessen.com

The Hub German Restaurant
777 VFW Memorial Drive
Saint Robert, MO 65584
573.336.9990
http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Hub-Restaurant-Lounge/162648703767741


Gone To Pieces Quilt Guild Quilt Show

Saint Robert Community Center
November 15, 10 am until 5 pm
FREE admission
Contact: Bonnie- 573.774.9990

Gone To Pieces Quilt Guild Quilt Show takes place November 15 in Saint Robert.

Gone To Pieces Quilt Guild Quilt Show takes place November 15 in Saint Robert.

Autumn Activities In Pulaski County USA!

Create lifelong memories with your family in Pulaski County USA!

Create lifelong memories with your family in Pulaski County USA!

Autumn in Pulaski County USA is the perfect season to gather your family and friends together creating memories that will last a lifetime. Pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hayrides, petting zoos, punkin’ chunkin’, hay stack mazes, float trips (even a haunted one!), farmers markets, haunted houses (even an outdoor haunted trail!), paranormal investigations and Oktoberfest celebrations —there truly is something for everyone. Harvest some memories in Pulaski County, Missouri!

Frogtober Fest
Waynesville City Park
October 5
FREE admission
Contact: Rhea Ann Mathews- 573.774.3050
http://www.facebook.com/frogtober.fest
*Frogtober Fest is an annual celebration of Waynesville’s “Frog Rock” also known as W.H. (Waynesville Hill) Croaker. This year’s family friendly festival marks Croakers’ Sweet 16 birthday.

October 5 Frogtober Fest

Route 66 OktoberFest On The Square
Downtown Waynesville
October 19, 11 am until 5 pm
FREE admission
Contact: Waynesville Downtown Business Association (Tim Berrier)- 573.774.3001
http://www.facebook.com/Route66FestOTS

October 19 Route 66 Oktoberfest

Storie’s Pumpkin Patch
25530 Republic Road
Waynesville, MO 65583
573-433-4375
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Stories-Pumpkin-Patch/318125881595386
Last 2 weekends in Sept. & every weekend in Oct. 10 am – Dark
$5.00 per person Toddlers 2 & under free

Uncle Bucks Pumpkin Patch
10800 Highway D
Dixon, MO
573-759-9045 / 573-239-1757
http://www.unclebuckspumpkinpatch.com
Open Sept. 28 – Nov. 3 (Weekends)
Open all day Oct.14, 2013 (Columbus Day)
Hours: 9am – Dusk
Schools and Weekdays by Appointment
$5.00 ages 2 and up.

Happy Hollows Pumpkin Patch
10103 Beatty Road
Crocker, MO 65452
573-356-0985
http://www.facebook.com/Happyhollowspumpkinpatch
Open Weekends Sept. 28 – Oct.
Open Weekends: Fri 3:30-6:30
Sat. and Sun. 9:30-6:30
18 and under $6.00 includes pumpkin
Adults $4.00 (no pumpkin)

BSC Outdoors
Corn maze and pumpkin patch
18700 Cliff Road
Dixon, MO 65459
573-759-7294
http://www.bscoutdoors.com
Weekdays by appointment only
Sept. 27 – Nov. 2
Fri 4:00 – 8:30
Sat 10:00 – 8:30
Sun 2:00 – 6:00
Adults $5.00
Kids 5-12 $3.00
Kids 4 & under free

Deep Woods Farm
19050 North Hwy 133
Crocker, MO 65452 (Hancock, MO)
573-759-3586
http://www.deepwoodsfarm.biz
Open September 28 – October 31
Sat. 10 – 5 Sun. Noon – 5
Weekdays: By appointment or schedule
$5.00 per person & 2 and under free

Pulaski County Farmers Market
Downtown Waynesville
Every Saturday, 8 am until 12 pm
FREE admission
Contact: Clara Magoon- 573.586.8438
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pulaski-County-Farmers-Market/126926763989161

The Haunted Hill
22235 Red Wing Road
Waynesville, MO 65583
http://www.thehaunted-hill.com
Opens Sept. 27, 2013 open every Fri & Sat
8pm – midnight Open till 10pm on Halloween
$12.00 or Speed pass for no wait $20.00

Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House
405 North Street
Waynesville, MO 65583
573-528-2149
http://www.facebook.com/ParanormalTalbotHouse
Every Saturday night through November 2nd
Investigations start at dusk and last three hours
$25 per person, reservations required

Haunted River Float @
Lay Z Day Canoes and Camping
23455 Teak Lane
St. Robert. MO 65584
573-336-8639 * Reservations preferred
Oct. 18, 19, 25, & 26 7pm – midnight
Oct. 31 7:00 – 9:00
Nov 1 & 2 7:00 – 10:00
Ages 13 and over $25.00 6 – 12 $10.00
Kids 5 & under free.

*UPDATE FOR 2017—Haunted River Float is now being held at Ruby’s Landing located at 22474 Restful Lane, Waynesville, Missouri. For more information contact 573-337-4305.

Oktoberfest at the Cave Restaurant & Resort
26880 Rochester Road
Richland, MO 65556
573-765-4554
http://www.thecaverestaurantandresort.com
October 2 – October 30
German Beer, Music, Brats and Kraut

Paradise German Delicatessen
311 North Street
Waynesville, MO 65583
573.774.8422
http://www.paradisedelicatessen.com

The Hub German Restaurant
777 VFW Memorial Drive
Saint Robert, MO 65584
573.336.9990
http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Hub-Restaurant-Lounge/162648703767741

October 2013 Rural Missouri

#PulaskiCountyUSA: Open For Business

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#PulaskiCountyUSA: Open For Business

Pulaski County Tourism Bureau & Visitors Center would like to advise everyone, that in spite of the recent flood event, #PulaskiCountyUSA is open for business! Our hoteliers are ready for your stay, our restaurants are ready to serve you a delicious meal, our museums are ready to show you a piece of history, our antique stores are ready to show you their treasures, and our outfitters are ready for your family’s float on the scenic and gentle Big Piney & Gasconade Rivers. Come spend the weekend with us and let us show you and your family why we are A Welcome Place In America’s Heartland! #VisitMO

The 2013 GAS Race (Gasconade River Race)

The GAS Race is a twenty-seven mile canoe and kayak race that is held on the Gasconade River in Pulaski County, Missouri. The race starts near Waynesville, at Gasconade Landing, with a beautiful view of Pikes Peak Bluff, and ends downriver at Boiling Spring. Along the way, paddlers pass the towering 250 feet high bluffs at Portuguese Point, one of the most scenic sections of the 280 mile Gasconade River.

Pike’s Peak Bluff in Pulaski County, Missouri, overlooks the confluence of the Roubidoux and Gasconade Rivers. The Roubidoux River is a popular trout stream and the Gasconade River is a popular fishing and float stream. The Gasconade River, approximately 280 miles long, snakes its way through Wright, Laclede, Pulaski, Phelps, Maries, Osage and Gasconade counties in the Ozark Mountains before emptying into the Missouri River. It is the longest river completely in the boundary of Missouri and has been coined “The World’s Crookedest River”. A twenty-seven mile stretch in Pulaski County is home to the annual GAS canoe and kayak race, modeled after the Missouri River 340 (MR340) Race.

Pike’s Peak Bluff in Pulaski County, Missouri, overlooks the confluence of the Roubidoux and Gasconade Rivers. The Roubidoux River is a popular trout stream and the Gasconade River is a popular fishing and float stream. The Gasconade River, approximately 280 miles long, snakes its way through Wright, Laclede, Pulaski, Phelps, Maries, Osage and Gasconade counties in the Ozark Mountains before emptying into the Missouri River. It is the longest river completely in the boundary of Missouri and has been coined “The World’s Crookedest River”. A twenty-seven mile stretch in Pulaski County is home to the annual GAS canoe and kayak race, modeled after the Missouri River 340 (MR340) Race.

But, these competitors will not have time to see a bit of that. With their eyes on the prize, and their blades (paddles) slicing through the water, these racers knock out what would normally take a recreational floater 27 hours to do, in just over four hours.

Competitors in the GAS River Race socialize and discuss strategy at Gasconade Landing, near Waynesville, Missouri, before putting paddles in the water.

Competitors in the GAS River Race socialize and discuss strategy at Gasconade Landing, near Waynesville, Missouri, before putting paddles in the water.

Paddlers gather for a safety meeting shortly before race time. Safety is a priority in the twenty-seven mile race on the Gasconade River.

Paddlers gather for a safety meeting shortly before race time. Safety is a priority in the twenty-seven mile race on the Gasconade River.

The GAS race course takes competitors through some of the most scenic sections of the Gasconade River, including Portuguese Point (not pictured), approximately seventeen miles from the race start.

The GAS race course takes competitors through some of the most scenic sections of the Gasconade River, including Portuguese Point (not pictured), approximately seventeen miles from the race start.

After competing in the MR340 (Missouri River 340) race Team Aquaholics members Kevin Schwartz and Matt Green were inspired to host a race “on the most beautiful river in Missouri”. The GAS Race has called Pulaski County home for the last two years and we look forward to hosting them again in 2014!

kayak race beginning leader

The pack races under WWII Okinawa Veterans Memorial Bridge at the race start.

The pack races under WWII Okinawa Veterans Memorial Bridge at the race start.

3 group downriver

4 canoe

For more information about The GAS Canoe & Kayak Race please visit: http://theaquaholics.net/Home_Page.php
For more information about outdoor activities in Pulaski County please visit: http://www.PulaskiCountyUSA.com

Pulaski County USA Family Weekend Getaways (Radio Spot)

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A weekend getaway with the family only lasts a few days, but the memories last a lifetime. Come to Pulaski County and float the scenic Big Piney or Gasconade Rivers, or wet a line in our nationally recognized trout streams.

To learn more, follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/PulaskiCountyTourismBureauVisitorCenter), or log on to http://www.PulaskiCountyUSA.com