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.
To tell the truth, one of the most overpopulated species of wildlife in this day and time is the eagle. No so much yet that they are a problem, but when you consider today’s numbers of bald eagles to what we had 50 years ago, it is unbelievable. The eagle is about as much a
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports Richard Bradshaw of Winona became the most recent state-record-fish breaker in Missouri when he gigged a northern hog sucker on the Current River in Carter County. The new “alternative method” record fish caught by Bradshaw on Jan. 27 weighed 2 pounds, 12 ounces with a length of 18.6
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds hunters and anglers that 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. Annual permits purchased on or after Dec. 1, 2017, are good until the end of February 2019. Buy Missouri
Things change slowly in the outdoors but if you live awhile and spend lots of time in the woods and on the rivers, you can’t help but see it. One of the things I saw early in my life, due to my grandfather, was a change in the habits of raccoons in the Ozarks. They,
The Missouri Conservation Commission met on Friday, Feb. 9, for its closed executive session and its regular open meeting at MDC Headquarters, 2901 W. Truman Blvd. in Jefferson City. The commission • Suspended or revoked one or more hunting, fishing, or trapping privileges of 11 individuals for cause: 1. Michael J. Abounader, St. Louis, Hunting