MDC Hosting Fall Fishing Lessons in NWMO

The Missouri Department of Conservation will offer free Discover Nature—Fishing lessons this autumn in northwest Missouri.

Participants will learn the skills and techniques to successfully catch fish and prepare them for cooking.

MDC will provide tackle and bait needed for the lessons, or participants can bring their own.

Instructors will discuss tackle, where to fish, regulations, fish ecology, and how to handle the fish they catch.

After lessons, participants will go fishing at a local lake or pond with assistance from instructors.

All ages are welcome.

Participants must pre-register.

Only 10 spots are open for each session.

Charity Lake at the Brickyard Hill Conservation Area in Atchison County is the upcoming the site of Discover Nature – Fishing lessons.

MDC will present lesson one and two at the lake from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6.

Lessons three and four will be offered from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 8.

Participants must take lesson one and two before they can take lesson three and four.

Covid-19 precautions such as physical distancing will be practiced at the sessions.

Face masks are encouraged.

To register, visit