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Squirrel and Black Bass season opens Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend brings an extra-special celebration for squirrel hunters and bass anglers in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Conservation reminds them that the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, May 26, marks the opening of both squirrel season statewide and catch-and-keep bass season in most streams south of the Missouri River. SQUIRRELS Hunters can pursue […]

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Conservation Commission gives initial approval on MDC changes to smallmouth and rock bass regulations

At its Aug. 26 meeting in Columbia, the Missouri Conservation Commission gave initial approval of proposed regulation changes by the Missouri Department of Conservation related to smallmouth bass and rock bass, also called goggle-eye. The proposed regulation changes create a standard 15-inch minimum length limit for smallmouth bass and a daily limit of one for […]