March 20, 2018

Archives for September 2011

Bennett Spring State Park Trout Hatchery Renovation Video

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Bennett Spring Hatchery Renovations

Trout fishing lures thousands of anglers annually to Bennett Spring State Park in Dallas and Laclede counties and provides a vital economic boost to the area. Thanks to recently completed renovations at the Bennett Spring Hatchery, a good thing is about to get even better. At 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will hold a dedication ceremony to highlight recent improvements at the facility. MDC operates the hatchery and manages fishing operations at Bennett Spring. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) manages the state park. Among the new features to be unveiled is a 4,000-square-foot production building, which will replace the old 1,200-square-foot structure. This new building will house 12 egg jars, 20 troughs and 10 rearing tanks. The former production building had six egg jars, 12 troughs and four tanks. At present, Bennett Spring Hatchery produces approximately 300,000 trout annually. The renovation is expected to … [Read more...]

Clarence Holland Cancer Fund Derby at Bennett Spring State Park

October 7-8-9    The Clarence Holland American Cancer  Society Trout Derby at Bennett Spring State Park The registration is open to the public, please register at the State Park Store. Please support the American Cancer Society. … [Read more...]

Purchase Missouri Hunting and Fishing Licenses Online

You can purchase your hunting and fishing licenses online from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) from this site:   License Fees Info: Fishing License Info:     Hunting Permit Info:   We can also issue fishing and hunting licenses upon request. Please contact:           … [Read more...]