MDC fisheries biologist Craig Gemming describes some of the main physical characteristic differences between the pallid, shovelnose and lake sturgeon.
Find some good fishing holes with this interactive, statewide map of fish-attractor locations.
One of the most abundant and popular panfishes in North America, this deep-bodied, slab-sided sunfish sports a black “ear flap” extending from the edge of its gill cover.
Find out what you need to jug fish legally in Missouri.
Video about the Urban Trout Fishing Program.
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