The Greatest Adventure

Hunting and Fishing the Lewis and Clark Trail

For the next three years, states and communitites across the U.S. will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark expedition up the Missouri River and through the heart of the Louisiana Purchase.

This nine-part series will link the past with the present as it regards opportunities for today’s sportsmen to enjoy the bounty of natural resources first recorded by Lewis and Clark.

Below you will find links to the first three parts in the series. Check back every month to see the next installment.

VI. AT THE MISSOURI HEADWATERS
Three Forks country and the Yellowstone River still captivate outdoorsmen.

V. TURNING WEST
In Montana’s Missouri River country, the grizzlies are gone but other attractions make life exciting.

IV. THE NORTH COUNTRY
_Big pike, walleyes, mule deer and geese make the choices hard for North Dakota’s hunters and anglers _

III. HEADING NORTH
Wet a line in south Dakota’s Missouri River country and chase game birds across the wide-open spaces. [In Pursuit of Native Birds
Walleyes in the Big Bend
Pheasants by Water
Lewis & Clark’s Lake
How Ringnecks Reached South Dakota
The Corps’ Canine Crew Member
Long-Eared Deer and Prairie Goats
Driving the Native American Scenic Byway
Regional Map: South Dakota

** II : ONTO THE PLAINS**
Big bucks, waterfowl and great fishing abound where the Missouri washes the banks of Nebraska and Iowa

Deer of the Loess Hills
Timberdoodle Paradise and Green Worms and Sturgeon
A Fine Kettle of Catfish to Catch
Prairie Dogs
Buffalo- Ground Pounders of the Plains
Regional Map: Iowa and Nebraska

I. ALONG THE MISSOURI
Giant catfish and plenty of whitetails and wild turkeys are waiting in America’s heartland.

A Deer Hunter’s Paradise, Then and Now
Smoky Waters and Turkey Bluffs
A Fine Kettle of Catfish to Catch
Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Events
Boats of L&C;
Guns of L&C;
Regional Map: While You’re in Missouri