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Another St. Louis area angler catches a state-record skipjack herring

MDC congratulates Steve Wengler on breaking the pole-and-line state record by catching a 2-pound, 5-ounce skipjack herring on the Mississippi River.

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Chris Kimble with state record longnose gar

Chris Kimble with state record longnose gar

While bowfishing on April 5, Chris Kimble of Thomas, Okla. harvested a 35-pound, 9-ounce longnose gar at Bull Shoals. Kimble’s fish set the state record for longnose gar taken by alternative methods. The fish measured 65 ½ inches in length and had a girth of 20 ¾ inches.

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John Burke Sets Gizzard Shad Record

Crestwood angler sets new gizzard shad state record

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Eric Whitehead shot state record bowfin

Eric Whitehead shot state record bowfin

Eric Whitehead of Puxico shot this state record bowfin by bow on March 8, 2013, at the MDC Duck Creek Conservation Area.

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Fayette fisherman takes state-record bigmouth buffalo

Congratulations to John Overstreet on breaking state-record by shooting 54-pound bigmouth buffalo with bow and arrow at Pomme de Terre Lake.

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Indiana angler catches state-record quillback

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John Burke Sets Gizzard Shad Record

John Burke Sets Gizzard Shad Record

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that angler John Burke of Crestwood set the first fishing record for 2015 with a 1-lb. 14-oz. gizzard shad measuring 17 inches caught by pole and line on Feb. 1 from Jefferson Lake in St. Louis. The previous pole-and-line record for gizzard shad was 1 lb. 6 oz. set in 2001.

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Malta Bend man lands record 120-pound blue catfish with trotline

Malta Bend man lands record 120-pound blue catfish with trotline

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Burr Edde III breaks 50-year Missouri record for blue catfish caught using alternative method.

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State-Record Quillback caught by David Weaver

MDC congratulates David Weaver of Strafford on new state-record quillback

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For more on state record fish, visit the MDC website at http://mdc.mo.gov/fishing/state-record-fish.

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