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BENNETT SPRING, Missouri- Conservation agents and DNR park rangers say they conducted a wildlife vehicle checkpoint this past Friday at Bennett Spring State Park.

During the check MDC agents and DNR park rangers contacted 660 vehicles resulting in 23 citations for numerous offenses such as; fishing with no permit, keeping brown trout with illegal length, exceeding the limit of trout you can keep daily, and numerous other offenses.

Illegal trout catches can cost an angler a minimum of $125.00 in fines and $15 per fish.

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