Outdoors

MDC reminds public squirrel and black bass seasons open May 28

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds hunters and anglers squirrel and black bass seasons open Saturday, May 28.

Get hooked with MDC Free Fishing Days June 11 and 12

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites the public to get hooked on fishing through its Free Fishing Days June 11 and 12. During Free Fishing Days, anyone may fish in the Show-Me State without having to buy a fishing permit, trout permit, or trout park daily tag.

MDC reports final CWD results for 2021 season

    The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that it sampled and tested more than 32,000 deer for chronic wasting disease (CWD) between July 2021 and April 2022. Of the more than 32,000 deer sampled, 86 tested positive for CWD.

Always hunting for a good place to fish

By Larry Dablemont
    Sometimes, to be a successful fisherman you have to become a diligent hunter. A friend and I did just that a few days ago, going up a swollen and muddy Sac River, looking for some tributaries where white bass and walleye might have moved into warming, clearer water. We found one, which had no walleye or white bass, but it was a beautiful spot with the clearer, deep water we were looking for.

Montauk State Park informational meeting to be held May 12

Team members from Missouri State Parks invite the public to attend an informational meeting at Montauk State Park Thursday, May 12. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the amphitheater.