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Registration period: May 24 - July 26
Date: Tuesday, July 27, 2021 4:00 pm - Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:00 pm
Location: MDC Northeast Regional Office

Lesson 3: Five Common Missouri Fish-Their Anatomy, Habitat, and Life Cycle combines instruction with hands-on fishing to teach young anglers and families basic biological concepts and functions specific to largemouth bass, bluegill, hybrid sunfish, channel catfish and rainbow trout. Participants will learn the different components of fish anatomy and their functions. In addition, participants will learn about various types of fish habitat and aquatic food webs.

Lesson 4: Fishing with Lures and Fishing Regulations combines instruction with hands-on fishing to teach young anglers and families how to properly select a fishing lure based on desired fish species, weather and water conditions. In addition, participants will learn how to identify and understand fishing regulations. Fishing equipment, instructors/coaches and bait/lures will be provided. All children ages 7-15 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Participants must have completed Lessons 1 and 2 prior to attending Lesson 3 & 4. Participants do not need a fishing permit to fish during this program.

Participants will be able to take what they learned and go fishing.

Fishing equipment, instructors/coaches and bait/lures will be provided.

Each participant must register for this program individually.
Date: Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:30 pm - Thursday, July 29, 2021 1:30 pm
Location: Online only

Humans aren’t the only animals that hunt. To eat, wild predators must catch their dinner. And though they don’t have rifles or fishing rods, animal assassins are armed to the teeth. Join us to learn about some of the amazing adaptations animals have for capturing prey.

This is a FREE program. This is a VIRTUAL program! Registration is required by 5PM, July 28th. You must register with a valid email, as the program link will be sent by 11am on the day of the program to that email.

Registration period: May 24 - July 28
Date: Thursday, July 29, 2021 4:00 pm - Thursday, July 29, 2021 6:00 pm
Location: MDC Northeast Regional Office

Lesson 3: Five Common Missouri Fish-Their Anatomy, Habitat, and Life Cycle combines instruction with hands-on fishing to teach young anglers and families basic biological concepts and functions specific to largemouth bass, bluegill, hybrid sunfish, channel catfish and rainbow trout. Participants will learn the different components of fish anatomy and their functions. In addition, participants will learn about various types of fish habitat and aquatic food webs.

Lesson 4: Fishing with Lures and Fishing Regulations combines instruction with hands-on fishing to teach young anglers and families how to properly select a fishing lure based on desired fish species, weather and water conditions. In addition, participants will learn how to identify and understand fishing regulations. Fishing equipment, instructors/coaches and bait/lures will be provided. All children ages 7-15 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Participants must have completed Lessons 1 and 2 prior to attending Lesson 3 & 4. Participants do not need a fishing permit to fish during this program.

Participants will be able to take what they learned and go fishing.

Fishing equipment, instructors/coaches and bait/lures will be provided.

Each participant must register for this program individually.
Registration period: May 24 - August 6
Date: Saturday, August 7, 2021 10:00 am - Saturday, August 7, 2021 4:00 pm
Location: Walker Farm

This is a free workshop that will help target shooters as well as migratory and upland bird hunters improve their hunting skills. Topics include: how to select the best ammunition and choke combination for hunting, how to improve your shooting skills, how to improve your range & distance estimation skills, and how to properly pattern your shotgun.

Participants should bring their hunting shotgun & choke tubes if applicable, non-toxic shotgun ammunition they wish to pattern, eye/ear protection, and a stool or chair. Clay targets, 12 & 20-gauge practice ammunition will be provided.
Date: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 6:00 pm - Tuesday, August 17, 2021 8:00 pm
Location: Putnam County High School

Have a problem with your pond? Need information on stocking fish? This pond workshop will help answer any questions you may have. Topics covered include- Watershed Management, Aquatic Plant Identification & Management, Fish Management, Spillway/Dam Maintenance, and more. If you have vegetation in your pond that you want ID'd bring some with in a zip-loc bag so you can manage it properly.