Think maybe you have a record fish caught here in Missouri? Check out the MDC list of records. Some may surprise you.
The MDC has developed a Record Fish Program to honor anglers who have caught the largest recorded fish from a list of recognized species found in Missouri waters.
1. To qualify, the applicant’s fish must:
a. be captured by legal methods from Missouri waters,
b. be a species included on the Missouri State Record Fish list.
c. meet or exceed the current record.
Anglers may be recognized in two different categories: pole and line or alternative methods including trotlines, throwlines, limblines, banklines, jug lines, spearfishing, snagging, snaring, gigging, grabbing, archery or atlatl).
Check out the link to learn more the next time you think you have the big one...