American Bass Anglers Division 126 will hold its 2018 season opener on Stockton Lake Sept. 23. The launch site will be Old State Park with registration beginning at 5:30 a.m. Tournament hours will be 7 a.m. til 3 p.m. Weigh-in will begin shortly after 3 p.m. Boaters and non-boaters are encouraged to enter; non-boaters will
I had a sad conversation only a few days ago with a lady from Camdenton who told me that several years ago her husband died from Kruetzfeldt-Jakobs disease. Her name was Carol Schroeder. Her husband’s death was due to the same horrible disease that biologists call “Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)” in deer and elk. It
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) needs the help of deer hunters to keep the deadly deer disease called chronic wasting disease (CWD) from spreading to more deer in more areas of Missouri. MDC will be conducting mandatory CWD sampling of harvested deer in 25 counties opening weekend of the fall firearms deer season, Nov.
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages teachers to get connected with conservation-education by using its new Discover Nature Schools (DNS) teacher portal. MDC created the website portal to provide teachers a technology tool to connect with both teachers and MDC staff on conservation-education ideas, interactive learning activities, and easy access to classroom materials and
Taberville Report Linda McCallister Dains Fish Farm We still have people trotlining and having considerable luck. Evidently it’s still good. We’ve had two different bunches. The first one was using large brown carp and goldfish. They caught two or three 30 lb. flatheads then a 30 to 40 lb. white cat. Then another couple trotlining
The floods are awful, but I can see the first settlers of Texas long, long ago, saying… “this will be a good place to build a town, and we’ll name it after ol’ Sam Houston hisself. We’ll have a good view of the river from here and it’ll never get this high.” My late Uncle
Stockton Area Report by Brad Burns Happy Hooks We are going to have a Flood Benefit Fishing Tournament on Sept. 16 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Orleans Trail south boat ramp. $100 entry. Two man team. Five live fish weigh-in. 50% goes to the hurricane benefit and 50% payback to the top
I don’t know if the opening weekend of dove season really is the best time to hunt doves. Migrating doves often come later, but hunters in the Ozarks are at least getting first shots at doves hatched locally before many of them move out. The warm weather we usually have the first week of September
Stockton Area Report by Brad Burns Happy Hooks We are having a benefit tournament for flood relief out of here on Sept. 16, 50/50 pay back. The rest goes for flood relief in Texas. Fishermen can call the bait shop and we’ll know everything in a few days. 417/955-4240. We’ve got several people already donating
WEATEROWL HUNTING DIGEST – Get detailed information on Missouri waterfowl hunting from MDC’s “2017-2018 Waterfowl Hunting Digest,” available where permits are sold and online at short.mdc.mo.gov/Z5o.