The Place: Local children’s author gives back with new fishing tale

Published: Jan. 25, 2021 at 3:49 PM CST
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Local fisherwoman turned children’s author Vannetta Groeteke has written a book about growing up fishing with her grandpa in the Ozarks. Proceeds from the book will go towards Fish for Tales. A local organization that helps children with special needs learn to fish.

Signed books can be purchased through Groeteke directly by emailing her at

Books can also be purchased in the following local stores:

Fin and Feather, Springfield

Crystal Fish, Branson

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