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BRANSON NEWS: Every old magazine article and brochure of early float fishing in the Ozarks says that the difference from Galena to Branson, which was often a four or five day trip was 125 miles. Even today, the Missouri Department of Conservation, a generally reliable source of information on Ozark rivers persists with that 125 mile figure. Of course, the float is no longer possible because Table Rock Dam backs up the White and James River almost to Galena.
Because it doesn’t look like that far, I used the measure distance feature of Google Maps to trace the path from Galena to Branson on …
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