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      Winter Fishing in Northeast Missouri

      Chad Smith, Wildlife Management Biologist, from Missouri Department of Conservation stopped by the set of Good Morning Heartland to talk about Winter Fishing at Spur Pond and other surrounding areas. WATCH VIDEO Above to learn more.

      A catch and release winter trout fishery is open for fishing through January 31. From February 1 through October 31 anglers may catch and keep 4 trout daily. A trout permit, in addition to the prescribed fishing permit, is required to possess and transport trout. Trout are stocked every fall, but are harvested by anglers in the late winter and early spring. Trout are not present in other months.

      CLICK HERE to learn more.

      Missouri Department of Conservation

      Northeast Regional Office (Kirksville)

      3500 S. Baltimore

      Kirksville, MO 63501