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Archery at MDC Outdoor Skills Camp for Hearing Impaired

Archery at MDC Outdoor Skills Camp for Hearing Impaired

Jordan Ingrham (left), 8, of St. Louis, nocked an arrow as she prepared to shoot at the archery target range during the MDC Discover Nature Families Outdoor Skills Camp for the Hearing Impaired at H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation on Aug.11. Her brother, Jacob Ingrham, 5, got some tips from volunteer Mike Smith of Moscow Mills.

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Campfire Cooking

Campfire Cooks of MDC

Department employees share their experiences with outdoor cooking and some tricks, tips, and recipes learned along the way.

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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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Day Camp 2013

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It’s that time again—Conservation Day Camp is only a month away. We hope you will discover nature with us this summer in Kirksville, Missouri

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First Steps Afield

First Steps Afield

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Welcoming friends and family to our hunting traditions

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Fishing at MDC Outdoor Skills Camp for Hearing Impaired

Fishing at MDC Outdoor Skills Camp for Hearing Impaired

Zavia Wheeler, 13, of Blue Springs, reeled in a channel catfish during the MDC Discover Nature Families Outdoor Skills Camp for the Hearing Impaired on Aug. 11 at H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation. Beside catching a fish, Zavia mastered carefully handling a catfish with sharp spines before releasing it back to the pond.

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two young girls sitting on the edge of a dock with their fishing poles

Fishing for Beginners

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Becoming an angler is easy and fun. Here is what you need to know.

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Fishing for Bluegill

How to Bug a Bluegill

Provoke strikes in shallow water with homemade foam spiders

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Little girl looking at bugs

Insect Safari

Adventure awaits in your own backyard.

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Holding a Largemouth Bass

Learning About Largemouth

A little knowledge and basic gear can help you land a lot of tasty table fare.

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