The design and colors of this official emblem of the Missouri Trout Fisherman’s Association, were taken from the following sources:

White is from the Hawthorne Blossom, the State Flower,emblematic of the Flora of Missouri.

Blue is from the blue bird, the State Bird, emblematic of the fauna of Missouri.

Rainbow bands are from the Rainbow Trout.

The entire center figure is an Indian symbol meaning “Big Fish”.