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Channel Catfish

Discover nature with the Missouri Department of Conservation at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia Aug. 7 – 17. Visit MDC’s Conservation Building from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily to see aquaria full of live fish such as channel catfish, and much more!

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Channel Catfish

Ictalurus punctatus
This pale, darkly spotted catfish ranging from 12 and 32 inches was established as the official Missouri state fish in 1997.

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This Aquaguide shows you how to manage your small Missouri farm pond exclusively for channel catfish.

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Agent Eric Abbott with flathead caught by illegal handfishing

Conservation agents thwart illegal catfish noodling

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Catfish noodling, or hand-fishing, is illegal due to potential harm to fisheries. The method also prompts junk to be tossed into public lakes.

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Discover nature with MDC at catfish camp

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Figure Bc02: Channel Catfish Length Frequency in Fox River Basin

Channel Catfish Length Frequency in Fox River Basin

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Flathead Catfish

Pylodictis olivaris
Also known as shovelhead cat, yellow cat, mud cat, goujon, appaluchion and johnnie cat, this olive-colored catfish prefers reservoirs and large streams with a slow current.

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Flathead Catfish

Flathead catfish.

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Agent Eric Abbott with flathead caught by illegal handfishing

Flathead Catfish Caught by Illegal Handfishing

Conservation Agent Eric Abbott nabbed four men handfishing and possessing this fish in the Tarkio River in Atchison County in August 2012. Abbott released the large flathead, topping 40 pounds, back into the river.

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Greg Bernal with 130-pound blue catfish

Florissant angler nets new official state record blue catfish, with world record pending

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New state pole-and-line record blue catfish caught, world record probable.

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