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Area MDC agents assist beginning giggers get ready for their first trip

Area MDC agents assist beginning giggers get ready for their first trip
Area MDC agents assist beginning giggers get ready for their first trip More

Bigmouth Buffalo

Image of a bigmouth buffalo
Ictiobus cyprinellus
Missouri's largest sucker, the bigmouth buffalo is also known as "gourdhead" and "redmouth buffalo." More

Giggers Emily and McKenna learn to scale and score their harvest.

Giggers Emily and McKenna learn to scale and score their harvest.
Giggers Emily and McKenna learn to scale and score their harvest. More

Giggers Emily and McKenna show off a portion of their harvest

Giggers Emily and McKenna show off a portion of their harvest
Giggers Emily and McKenna show off a portion of their harvest. More

Golden Redhorse

Image of a golden redhorse fish
Moxostoma erythrurum
The golden redhorse is a smaller-bodied sucker with large scales and a short dorsal fin. The lower lip is broken into parallel folds, and the rear margin of the lower lip forms a V-shaped angle. More

Karen Armstrong learns to scale, score and cook a sucker fish.

Karen Armstrong learns to scale, score and cook a sucker fish.
Karen Armstrong learns to scale, score and cook a sucker fish. More

More Than Giggin'

The lesson that stuck with me more than any other is this. Although we could take up to 20 suckers, we didn’t always need them. There was no need to take what we couldn’t use at the fish fry that evening. More
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Northern Hogsucker

Image of a northern hogsucker
Hypentelium nigricans
One of the most abundant and widely distributed stream fishes in the Ozarks, the northern hogsucker has a large, bony, square head. The mouth is at the tip of snout on the bottom; the lips are highly protrusable and covered with bumps. There are usually four dark crossbars. More

Poplar Bluff man sets new state record with spotted sucker

Record Setting Spotted Sucker
Tyler Goodale of Poplar Bluff reeled in a record setting spotted sucker at Duck Creek Conservation Area. More

Record Setting Spotted Sucker

Record Setting Spotted Sucker
Tyler Goodale of Poplar Bluff reeled in this record setting spotted sucker at Duck Creek Conservation Area. More