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A flathead catfish caught from the Mississippi River

Catfishing Missouri’s Big Rivers

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Learn to navigate and fish the Missouri and Mississippi rivers.

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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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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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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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Discover nature with MDC at catfish camp in Hannibal

Families are invited to attend a two-day free catfish camp Aug. 22-23.

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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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