The Missouri Department of Conservation at Mark Twain Lake, is offering a free crappie clinic. The clinic is open to youths and their parents or adult mentor with a mandatory classroom session from 6 to 8 p.m. on May 3 at M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center at Mark Twain Lake and fishing clinic the next day from 7 a.m. to noon at Mark Twain Lake State Park.
The clinic will cover basic crappie fishing skills including casting, tying knots and proper bait and tackle.
On the clinic day, participants will be taken out by guides on boats to test their skills.
There is no cost for the program and all equipment and bait will be provided.
Participants are also welcome to bring their own gear.
Discover Nature Families programs are designed to help children and
adults explore the world around them and make use of Missouri’s natural
A valid fishing permit is required for anglers ages
16 to 65 and clinic participants 16 years and younger must be
accompanied by an adult.
To register, or for more information, contact the MDC at (660) 785-2420.