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Fishing Event
Alternative Catfishfishing Lake to Table Clinic
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Meeting on: Located at:
Start Time End Time
Old Highway 86 Campground
1791 State Hwy UU
Blue Eye, MO 65611
(417) 779-5376
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Table Rock Lake Alternative Catfishing – Lake to Table Clinic Using alternative methods to harvest catfish from Missouri waters has a rich tradition in our state and is an exciting way to enjoy Missouri’s vast waters. If you have never used alternative catfishing methods or just want to enhance your skills, then this clinic is for you! MDC Education, Fisheries, and Protection staff are partnering to conduct an alternative catfishing clinic at Table Rock Lake’s Old Highway 86 campground on August 19th and 20th. The clinic will be conducted over a 2-day period and all equipment and supplies will be provided for participants. Registered participants are highly encouraged to attend both days. (if you’re not able to attend both sessions please email or contact the instructor to inform him which session you will attend ) The clinic will include: Friday August 19th 3:30 pm – 5:30pm • A short program at the Old 86 Highway campground pavilion Topics covered - Alternative catfishing equipment and methods (limb lines, jug lines, and trot lines) - Successful tactics and strategies - Catfish biology and season patterns - Water safety - Bait types - Regulations • Each participant will build a jug line for catfishing 5:30pm-Dusk • Participants will take to the water in groups of 4 - Bait and set jugs - Demonstration of setting / baiting trot and limb lines Saturday August 20th 8:00am-10:00am • Participants will run and collect lines 10:00am-noon • Catfish cleaning / demonstration • Fry fish for lunch (chips and water will be provided) Participants can bring their own PFDs however they will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring personal snacks, water, and a sacked dinner for Friday August 19th. Participants are also encouraged to bring their own fish cleaning supplies, but all equipment will be provided. All participants, if not exempt, must posses a valid Missouri fishing license. Harvested fish will be divided among participants! The courtesy dock and the boats being used are NOT handicap accessible. All registered participants must be 11 years of age. For questions or to learn more about the clinic contact Lyle Whittaker or call 417-895-6881 Ext.1644 Lyle D Whittaker

Location Information

Corp Campground

Cancellation Policies:

You must cancel your registration before Friday, August 19, 2022 - Saturday, August 20, 2022.

Age Policy:

All registrants for this event must be a minimum age of 11 years old by 8/19/2022.