Content tagged with "blue catfish"

Big Blue Cat

Fisheries Management Biologist Sarah Peper measures Greg Bernal's big catfish.
Fisheries Management Biologist Sarah Peper measures Greg Bernal's monster catfish. More

Blue Catfish

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Blue catfish. More

Blue Catfish Display

Blue Catfish Display
MDC Fisheries Management Biologists Mike Bayless (l) and Greg Stoner (r) stand with a display of blue catfish showing the sizes and number of fish allowed to be caught daily at Truman Reservoir and Lake of the Ozarks under proposed regulation changes. Changes under consideration include: Increasing the daily limit from five to 10 blue catfish. This would allow anglers to take home more fish. Adding a protected slot-length limit for medium-size blue catfish of 24 to 32 inches (5 to 13 pounds), 25 to 33 inches (6 to 15 pounds) or 26 to 34 inches (7 to 16 pounds). This would allow medium-size blue catfish to reach larger sizes. Allowing the harvest of one or two blue catfish above the protected slot-length limit. This would enable anglers to harvest or catch and release larger fish. The changes would affect blue catfish at the two lakes and their tributaries, including the no-boating zone below Truman Dam. More

Blue Catfish: Picture Worth a Thousand Words

Blue Catfish Display
Blue catfish display shows sizes and numbers anglers could catch and keep under proposed regulations. More

MDC considering striper stocking

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Additional feedback from anglers, plus biological data, will determine the future of the increasingly popular fishery at Bull Shoals Lake. More

MDC to host blue catfish-management open houses

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Blue Catfish Display
Come to learn what MDC has in mind and express your opinion. More

Proposed Catfish Regulations-Truman Reservoir and Lake of the Ozarks

August 2012 - Learn about proposed regulation changes for catfish on Truman Reservoir and Lake of the Ozarks. More

Reservoir Blues

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Fishing For Blue Catfish
Blue catfish regulation changes could mean bigger fish and better tales. More

Summary of Public Input on Proposed Blue Catfish Regulations

Download this 63-page summary of the proposed blue catfish regulations and the public comments on the regulations. More