MDC fisheries biologist Craig Gemming describes some of the main physical characteristic differences between the pallid, shovelnose and lake sturgeon.
Some Missouri regulations require the release of fish, especially blue catfish. Learn to catch, handle, and release fish unharmed. These guidelines show you how.
Video about the winter catch-and-release fishing season at Missouri's four trout parks.
Find some good fishing holes with this interactive, statewide map of fish-attractor locations.
Find out what you need to jug fish legally in Missouri.
Video about the Urban Trout Fishing Program.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature.