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Studying Missouri River fisheries is his job By Larry Myhre

Reprinted from the Sioux City Journal ONAWA, Iowa — Monitoring the Missouri River fishery is the job of Ryan Hupfeld, Missouri River fish management biologist. Hupfeld was named to the position last fall after Van Sterner, fisheries biologist, retired. While much of...

Looking Back at Another Year By Gary Howey

  It’s the time of the year, when temperatures are dropping and the northwest wind is making a visit to our part of the country.   I’m in the office working with my computer, hating to think that I’ll have to head outside again, when I think about...

Looking Back at Another Year By Gary Howey

  It’s the time of the year, when temperatures are dropping and the northwest wind is making a visit to our part of the country.   I’m in the office working with my computer, hating to think that I’ll have to head outside again, when I think about...

Going Back to Prehistoric Times, In Search of the Paddlefish By Gary Howey

  I’d been waiting for this moment for several years and it had finally arrived, after applying for and being unsuccessful in the past, this year, would be my year, as I was successful in this year’s drawing for a Nebraska paddlefish snagging tag!   Over...

We pursue paddlefish below Gavins Point Dam By Larry Myhre

Reprinted from the Sioux City Journal There swims in the dark, swirling currents of the Missouri River a fish whose lineage dates back to over 300 million years, nearly 50 million years before the age of the dinosaurs. It’s a fish that can grow to a length of seven...