Well, I've got good news and I've got bad news. A Missouri lake that has been considered the most dangerous in America for a very long time no longer holds that title. The bad news? It's still very close to the top.
It's the one Missouri lake that visitors most often want to take a dip in because it's the deepest and is in the heart of the most beautiful part of Missouri. It's also good to know if that sounds good to you that it also happens to be home to the most deadly snakes in the state.
I'm a big fan of lakes. They're great. We need more of them. The same can be said about towns near lakes. There's a new national claim that one of the best lake towns in America is in Missouri. There's only one problem. That town has no lake.
I didn't realize that there are a lot of fish you can catch in Missouri that you're advised not to eat or at least limit the amount you intake. There are various reasons why, but I've accumulated a rather large list of finned creatures that may or may not be good for you in the Show Me State.
If someone asked you what the largest lake in Illinois is, could you tell them? I know one of the answers and, yes, there are more than one. It's tricky depending on some other specifics. Let's explore the possibilities.