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Aug. 15, 2011MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Harris

Big Area Catfish

Big catfish are around and could be easier to find than you originally thought.

According to the Missouri Department of Conservation, rivers such as the 102, Platte, Grand, Nishnabotna and lakes such as Mozingo and Bilby are all prime locations for those big catfish. Fisheries management biologist for the Missouri Department of Conservation Tory Mason suggests getting off the beaten trail.

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Mason adds for a list of all the conservation department's accesses you can visit their website at