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Poaching Problems

By Jeff Berti
Now that cool weather has arrived, many animals have become active again. Some may be looking for a mate, while others are simply preparing for winter. With the increasing activity of the wildlife comes the increase in poaching. As a conservation agent, my primary responsibility is to protect the fish and wildlife of Missouri, especially Grundy County. Most Missouri counties have only one agent so there is

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Go Mobile With New, Free “MO Hunting” App

By Jeff Berti
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) now offers Missouri hunters, anglers, and trappers a free mobile application for both Android and Apple mobile devices. The new “MO Hunting” app is available through Google Play and iTunes stores.
MO Hunting enables Missouri hunters, anglers, and trappers to purchase and view annual hunting, fishing, and trapping permits and associated details, as well as view permits purchased during the previous

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Quail And Small Game Workshop

Quail Forever will be hosting a Bobwhite Quail and small game workshop In Trenton and Milan. The workshop will be in Trenton on Sept. 10 and Milan on Sept. 11. The workshop begins at noon at both sites and lunch will be provided. The Trenton workshop will be held at the Barton Farm Campus and the Milan workshop will be held at the Milan Community Center.
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Fall Trap League Beginning

The Trenton Fall Trap League will begin on Thursday, Aug. 7 at the trap/skeet range in north Trenton. This time teams will be able to have up to seven shooters on their roster.
For more information, or to register a team, persons may contact Dick Thompson at 660-359-2902.

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Oh, Deer

By Jeff Berti
When someone mentions the word “deer,” most people start conjuring up visions of a trophy buck with large antlers. Some folks believe that antlers are permanent and that they grow continuously throughout the life of the deer. That simply isn’t true. In fact, many of the “antlerless” deer that you are seeing these days are actually adult bucks that have already lost their antlers.
The fact is,

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Pond Leaks

By Jeff Berti
Most ponds lose some water due to leaks, and it’s not uncommon for the water level in ponds to fall in the summer or during times of drought. However, the Missouri Department of Conservation says if your pond is chronically low, then you may have a problem that needs attention.
The most common cause of pond leaks is tree roots penetrating the dam. Cutting large trees isn’t

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Ponds Provide Food For Fish

By Jeff Berti
If you grow your own vegetables, try to imagine never cultivating, pulling the weeds or thinning young plants from your garden. Or, how about harvesting vegetables before they are actually ready? As you know, a productive garden must be properly managed, so you would not expect much of a yield if you managed it like this.
You may not realize it, but private ponds and lakes are

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Catfishing

By Jeff Berti
The scent of something to eat suddenly catches the fish’s attention. It approaches the source of the appealing scent. The bait is taken and the fish begins to swim off. At the same time, on the bank above, an angler notices the bite, sets the hook, and reels in the prize. The chunky channel catfish is admired for a moment and then placed on a stringer to

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Frog Season Starts June 30

By Jeff Berti
Frog legs rank alongside caviar, escargot and oysters as delicacies for cultured palates. Missourians who savor the taste of fresh frog legs fried or sautéed don’t have much longer to wait. The season opens sunset, June 30 and runs through Oct. 31. Frog hunters can take bullfrogs or green frogs with either fishing or hunting permits.
The bullfrog and the green frog are exceptional amphibians. Among Missouri’s

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