Missouri’s annual spring paddlefish snagging season is a popular pastime for thousands of snaggers. According to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), the state’s major paddlefish snagging waters include Lake of the Ozarks, Truman Lake, and Table Rock Lake. The paddlefish snagging season for these and most other waters in the state runs March 15
by Joe Jerek The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) thank the thousands of Missouri deer hunters who donated 289,292 pounds of venison to the state’s Share the Harvest program this past deer season. The donated deer meat will help feed hungry Missourians all around the state. This season’s
I think that our first Grizzled Old Outdoorsman’s swap meet took place about ten years ago. But whenever it was, a woman about 80 years old decided that her husband’s fishing gear might make her some money so she brought a bunch of it to the swap meet and sold it all. Some of the
Don’t feed bears. Avoid encounters. React right. Report sightings. As blossoms and buds emerge each spring, so do Missouri’s estimated 350 native black bears. As they leave their winter dens this time of year, finding food is their main focus. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds people to “Be Bear Aware” by not feeding
March 13 program at Springfield Nature Center offers tips for hooking this popular fish. In Missouri, crappie fishing is an activity that’s as near and dear to many anglers as any other outdoors pastime. Angler surveys show crappie are among the most fished-for sportfish in the state. People can learn more about how to hook
I don’t know how many times I have written that Missouri Department of Conservation game wardens are the friends of no one they choose to visit. When they come with hat in hand and ask, all friendly like, if they can come into your home for a visit, don’t be fooled. They are there to
Success depends a lot on weather conditions, primarily water temperature and flow. Missouri’s annual spring paddlefish snagging season is a popular pastime for thousands of snaggers. According to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), the state’s major paddlefish snagging waters include Lake of the Ozarks, Truman Lake, and Table Rock Lake. The paddlefish snagging season
Reminder: Be sure to renew your hunting and fishing permits. Annual hunting and fishing permits expire at the end of February, including 2017 permits for small game, fishing, trout fishing and combination hunting and fishing. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/2BYbgsb.
Hunters, trappers, anglers, and others can get free copies of the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) updated booklets on spring turkey hunting, hunting and trapping, fishing, and the Wildlife Code of Missouri. MDC’s 2018 Spring Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklets are available for free at MDC regional offices, nature centers, and other places where
SPRING SEASONS – Get new MDC booklets for spring turkey hunting, fishing, hunting and trapping, and the Wildlife Code where permits are sold or online. More at http://bit.ly/2F0JegS.