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Additional data on smallmouth population

Posted by Phil Lilley on June 17th, 2017

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The MDC shared the most recent electrofishing data with me, which I provide here.  They haven’t written the report yet (due out next year), but the figure and tables provide most of the information we would want.  The decrease in catch rates per hour in 2015 are due to a change in the method they used for sampling the fish rather than a reduction in the fish population. read more…

Fabulous day

Posted by Phil Lilley on May 25th, 2017


I took my nephew fishing today on the Middle Meramec, and he caught two 19″ smallies.  What is more, I landed a 18″ and 20″ smallmouth.  Photos of mine are below, and his are in the next post (I couldn’t get all four pictures to upload at once).
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Posted by Phil Lilley on May 23rd, 2017



Assorted pics of a good fishing trip.

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