TO PRACTICE the principles of good sportmanship and conservation of wildlife and to encourage others to do the same.

TO COOPERATE with the conservation efforts of the Missouri Department of Conservation and comply with the “objectives and purposes” of the Missouri Trout Fishermen’s Association to the extent of using single point lures when fishing in Missouri trout waters.

TO ASSIST in the expansion and development of trout fishing in the state of Missouri, including the wise utization of available water and their protection from agricultural and commercial encroachment.

TO HELP conserve wildlife and its natural habitat, cooperating with Federal, State and private agencies directly concerned with conservation of wildlife, forest, soils and water.

TO LEND ASSISTANCE to the Missouri Department of Conservation and its representatives in the enforcement of the laws and regulations for the taking of fish and game in the State of Missouri.