Outdoors

Fishing, tackle show March 6

The third annual Ozark Bait & Tackle Spring Fishing/Tackle Show is scheduled Saturday, March 6 at Ozark Bait & Tackle in Versailles. The day includes seminars from expert anglers and product demonstrations. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from the best. The show starts 8 a.m. with coffee and donuts. Thatcher Wehmeyer, champion crappie

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Paddlefish season begins March 15

Imagine catching a giant, prehistoric fish whose ancestors swam during the time of dinosaurs. That is a reality for thousands of paddlefish snaggers during Missouri’s annual spring paddlefish snagging season. Paddlefish — named for their large, paddle-shaped snouts — are an ancient species that can grow to seven feet and weight more than 100 pounds.

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