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Dawn's golden light surrounds a trout angler at Lake Taneycomo in Taney County. More

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After the fun of catching foot-long crappie comes the pleasure of eating them. More

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Wanda Byrd is a retired elementary school teacher from West Plains. She has been float fishing on and off for 30 years. More

Belcher Branch Lake Map

Map shows contour, parking, restrooms, disabled fishing access and boat ramp. More

Best Fishing Trip

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Grandpa's work-worn hands stripped fishing to its essentials. More

Big catfish roam in lightly fished streams

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flathead catfish
Anglers willing to do some paddling can enjoy a solitary experience and the chance to catch a trophy catfish. More

Big Fish in Small Streams

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Finding lunker smallmouth in creeks takes a lot of effort. More

Big Piney River Map

A map of the Big Piney River. More

Blue catfish study enters second year

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MDC fisheries biologists are gathering infomation to help manage blue catfish.
Information gathered during the three-year study will help MDC design regulations that produce more big fish. More

Bowfin Factoid

Image of a bowfin
After the fun of field work follows the drudgery of data entry. It is the necessary evil of collecting and utilizing information. However, this is all part of the scientific process and can lead to further understanding of the ecology of critters. Over the last few weeks I came across some Duck Creek history and a couple cool nuggets of knowledge from previous research that I thought I'd pass on. More