Christmas Crayfishing II – Warm Fork

The day’s second stop was the MDC’s (Missouri Department of Conservation) George and Vida Martin Access on the Warm Fork of the Spring River to look for Orconects marchandi, the Mammoth Spring Crayfish.  O. marchandi is one of the rarest crayfish in Missouri, occurring only in this short stretch of the Warm Fork and the upper […]

Christmas Crayfishing I – Eleven Point River

Actually, it was the day after Christmas, but that doesn’t make for nearly as catchy a title.  The weatherman was calling for a high temperature near thirty with a 10 mph wind, but I was really wanting to get out and look for some crayfish.  Plus it was go crayfishing or stay home and endure the […]