Missouri Conservationist: May 1997





Professor Bluegill

This instructor can teach you to fly fish... the easy way.

It's In the Box

So you have $40 and a yen for a tackle box. One is all you get. You don't have every lure ever made, and you can't afford a tackle box big enough to hide in.

Pond Fishing At Its Best

Bites, nibbles and strikes abound in Missouri ponds.

Big Fish in Small Streams

Finding lunker smallmouth in creeks takes a lot of effort.

Sweet, but Bony...

It looked more like a carp than anything else.

Hunting Flathead Catfish

The author tells you how to sharpen your sights for flatheads.

This Issue's Staff

Editor - Kathy Love
Assistant Editor - Tom Cwynar
Managing Editor - Jim Auckley
Art Director - Dickson Stauffer
Designer - Tracy Ritter
Artist - Dave Besenger
Artist - Mark Raithel
Photographer - Jim Rathert
Photographer - Cliff White
Staff Writer - Joan McKee
Staff Writer - Charlotte Overby
Composition - Libby Bode Block
Circulation - Bertha Bainer