Author Archives: Jennifer LaVista

First catch of the year

Not a gravid pallid sturgeon, but a fine river specimen none-the –less, crews caught a flathead catfish while drifting trammel nets in an effort to recapture PLS10-004. Although PLS10-004 evaded the net today, she can’t avoid it forever. Well, hopefully … Continue reading

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Bring it on, Mother Nature

March 9 -Despite nearly an inch of rain (some of which was freezing), crews hit the water in search of fish. It was a busy day for field crews out of Columbia with 2 boats tandem tracking and 2 boats … Continue reading

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Scientists travel to Missouri River Natural Resources Conference

March 8 -USGS scientists are participating in the annual Missouri River Natural Resources Conference (MRNRC) during the week of Mar. 8. A venue where scientists, managers, and stakeholders mingle and share information, MRNRC welcomes folks from Virginia to Montana, from … Continue reading

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River Sweep February 22 – March 4, 2011

March 7 – Crews searched the Missouri River from Kansas City to St. Louis locating 12 tagged fish. One female (PLS08-058) originally tagged in 2008, was found 20 miles downstream of her fall 2010 location. We are very curious about … Continue reading

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