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GASTON'S WHITE RIVER RESORT

5 Reasons Every Man Should Visit


“Some men fish all their lives without realizing it’s not the fish they are after.”Nestled up against the White River, about ten miles south of the Missouri/Arkansas border, sits a hidden gem found only in outdoorsman’s dreams. Gaston’s White River Resort was founded in 1958 and over the years has grown into a massive sanctuary for guys. The resort boasts 400 acre...

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