Join MDC for a free family fishing day in Jefferson City Feb. 10

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites families of all ages to a free fishing event in Jefferson City on Feb. 10 at McKay Park Lake. The event will be from 2-4 p.m., and all fishing gear will be provided by MDC.

McKay Park Lake is stocked with trout, largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, red-ear sunfish, and crappie. Participants ages 16-65 must have a valid fishing license, and if they want to keep any trout they catch, participants will also need to purchase a trout permit. To purchase a permit, go to

Registration for this event is required and can be done at Participants under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Questions about this event can be sent to Lance Lewis at

McKay Park Lake is located at 1700 Southridge Dr. in Jefferson City.