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Family Fishing

Family Fishing

Conservation makes Missouri a great place to fish for more than 1 million anglers.

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Family Fishing at Reed Wildlife Area

Family Fishing at Reed Wildlife Area

Jimmy Shettleroe wielded the fishing rod while father Aaron Shettleroe helped watch the bobber on Sept. 27 at National Hunting and Fishing Day activities at MDC's James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area. The Lee's Summit residents caught two bluegill and were among many visitors using equipment and bait provided by MDC to give fishing a try.

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Family Outdoors Day at Reed Area

Family Outdoors Day at Reed Area

Enjoy archery, fishing and shooting at Family Outdoors Day Sept. 27 at MDC's Reed Area.

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fatmucket

Fatmucket

Lampsilis siliquoidea
The fatmucket was a favorite species harvested for the button industry in the early 1900s.

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Feral Hog

Feral Hog

This feral hog was captured in west central Missouri. As they root for food, they develop long and strong snouts that enable them to tear deep into soil.

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Feral Hog Damage

Feral Hog Damage

Feral hogs damaged this pasture. They use their snouts to root up soil looking for insects and roots to eat.

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Field Training at MDC and DU Anniversary

Field Training at MDC and DU Anniversary

Conservation and hunting skills demonstrations were among activities at the MDC and DU anniversary event Sept. 29 at Montrose CA. Loel Wilson of Taberville provided tips for training retrievers for waterfowl hunting. His dog, Gauge, made impressive retrieves of training dummies thrown far into the marsh.

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cast and blast

Fish bite, turtles too, at Cast and Blast

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MDC employees helped more than 50 people with disabilities fish, try out target archery or fire pellet rifles at "Cast and Blast,” hosted by the MDC and The Whole Person.

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Fish kill among carp at Blue Springs Lake

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The carp losses could benefit the other sport fish in the lake that compete for food and habitat.

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Fishing at Discover Nature Field Day at Reed Wildlife Area

Fishing at Discover Nature Field Day at Reed Wildlife Area

Nicholas Andrade of Kansas City landed this nice largemouth bass while fishing on June 27 at the Discover Nature Field Day held at MDC's James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area in Lee’s Summit.

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