Statewide Weekly Fishing report

Central

Lakes

Information

573-815-7900

Water Surface Temp

80º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Sunfish

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
sunfish and bluegill fair; largemouth bass fair; channel catfish fair; all other species slow.

Information

573-815-7900

Water Surface Temp

80º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
largemouth bass, bluegill, and channel catfish fair; all other species slow; the lake is closed to private boats; bait held or transported in containers with water is prohibited; please return boats available for use (at no charge) to the shoreline storage area when done; boats left elsewhere on the lake are unavailable for others to use.

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

83º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
White Bass

Prospect

Slow
catfish slow, try using worms or cut baits; crappie slow, try using minnows or crappie jigs; black bass fair using buzzbaits or dark-colored soft plastics; white bass slow, try using light-colored soft plastics or spoons.

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

rising

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
White Bass

Prospect

Slow
catfish slow, try using worms or cut baits; crappie slow, try using minnows or crappie jigs; black bass fair using buzzbaits or dark-colored soft plastics; white bass slow, try using light-colored soft plastics or spoons.

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

rising

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
White Bass

Prospect

Slow
catfish fair on cut baits; crappie slow, try using minnows; black bass slow, try using soft plastic worms; white bass slow.

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

rising

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
White Bass

Prospect

Fair
catfish good using livers or cut shad; crappie fair using minnows or dark-colored jigs; black bass fair using crankbaits or Rooster Tails; white bass fair using light-colored plastics.

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

rising

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
White Bass

Prospect

Good
catfish good using cut shad or shrimp; crappie fair using minnows; black bass fair using spinnerbaits; white bass good using light plastic baits.

Information

573-815-7900

Water Surface Temp

88º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and plastic baits; channel catfish good on cut baits and livers; crappie slow on minnows; all other species slow; all use, including fishing, is prohibited from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Rivers

Information

573-815-7900

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Blue Catfish

Prospect

Good
blue catfish good on setlines; all other species slow.

Information

573-815-7900

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Blue Catfish

Prospect

Good
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
blue catfish good on Asian carp; flathead catfish fair on live bluegill; channel catfish fair on nightcrawlers; all other species slow.

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
White Bass

Prospect

Slow
catfish fair using whole and cut shad or stinkbaits; crappie fair using minnows or crappie jigs; black bass slow, try using worms and dark-colored soft plastics; white bass slow, try using light-colored soft plastics, Rooster Tails, or crappie jigs.

Kansas City

Lakes

Information

660-885-6981

Water Surface Temp

79º

Water Level (Range)

low

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Hybrid Striped Bass (Wiper; Whiterock Bass)

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Fair
all species fair; fishing pressure light.

Information

816-622-0900

Water Surface Temp

74º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
lakes are full; black bass fair early and late in the day; channel catfish fair with floating cut baits or chicken livers 2' under a bobber; bluegill and redear sunfish good using worms under a bobber, find a shady area; crappie fair using tube baits near brush piles; all other species slow.

Information

816-622-0900

Water Surface Temp

77º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
catfish fair; crappie slow; black bass good; fishing pressure light.

Information

660-885-6981

Water Surface Temp

78º

Water Level (Range)

low

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Hybrid Striped Bass (Wiper; Whiterock Bass)

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Catfish

Prospect

Fair
all species fair; fishing pressure light.

Information

660-885-6981

Water Surface Temp

80º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
White Bass

Prospect

Fair
Hybrid Striped Bass (Wiper; Whiterock Bass)

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
catfish good using Sassy Shad and cut baits; crappie fair using minnows and jigs; bass fair using spinnerbaits and jigs; fishing pressure light.

Information

660-885-6981

Water Surface Temp

80º

Water Level (Range)

low

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Hybrid Striped Bass (Wiper; Whiterock Bass)

Prospect

Slow
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
White Bass

Prospect

Slow
crappie and catfish fair; all other species slow; fishing pressure light.

Rivers

Information

816-622-0900

Water Surface Temp

75º

Water Level (Range)

-none-

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
water level is steady; water clarity is muddy; blue catfish and flathead catfish fair using live baits (especially bluegill) and using creek chubs on setlines; channel catfish slow, with some success using worms and dip baits in or near tributaries; all other species slow.

Northeast

Lakes

Information

660-785-2420

Water Surface Temp

81º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Good
largemouth bass good on soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and topwater lures; crappie good on jigs and minnows; channel catfish and blue catfish good on cut baits and stinkbaits; all other species slow.

Information

660-785-2420

Water Surface Temp

73º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
largemouth bass fair on crankbaits; all other species slow; the lake is closed to private boats; bait held or transported in containers with water is prohibited.

Information

660-785-2420

Water Surface Temp

75º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Good
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
crappie good on minnows and jigs; largemouth bass fair on artificial lures; channel catfish fair on stinkbaits, worms, and cut shad; all other species slow.

Information

660-785-2420

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
White Bass

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
75-77 degrees; water level is at 607.38; cloudy water; catfish good on stinkbaits and goldfish; black bass good on large soft plastics near bluffs; white bass good off of the shallow points around bridges and cove entrances; crappie fair on jigs tipped with minnows; all other species slow.

Information

660-785-2420

Water Surface Temp

76º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
lake is at 714; catfish good on nightcrawlers; crappie fair along Highway T rocks and deep water brush piles using minnows; all other species slow.

Rivers

Information

573-248-2530

Water Surface Temp

75º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Freshwater Drum

Prospect

Good
channel catfish good on stinkbaits and cut baits; blue catfish fair on cut baits; freshwater drum good on worms; all other species slow.

Information

573-248-2530

Water Surface Temp

79º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Good
catfish good on cut baits; all other species slow.

Northwest

Lakes

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

82º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
bass good early and late in the day; channel catfish good on livers; all other species fair.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

78º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

-none-

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
channel catfish good adjacent to shallow aquatic vegetation on stinkbaits in low-light conditions; largemouth bass fair around brush piles in 5' - 10' of depth with coffee flavored plastic worms producing good results; all other species slow.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

77º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
bass good on topwater lures early and late in the day; crappie good on minnows over deep brush piles; bluegill good on worms over deep brush piles; channel catfish good on cut baits; all other species good.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

80º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
crappie slow on worms and jigs; bass slow on crankbaits and rattle baits; catfish fair on livers and doughbaits.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

82º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
White Bass

Prospect

Good
Catfish

Prospect

Good
all species good.

Rivers

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

75º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
channel catfish good on nightcrawlers, doughbaits, and fresh cut baits; blue catfish fair on fresh cut baits and shad sides; flathead catfish fair on live baits.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

79º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Common Carp

Prospect

Good
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Good
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Good
channel catfish good on worms and fair on dip baits; common carp good on worms and corn; blue catfish good on cut baits, fair on worms; flathead catfish good on goldfish, bluegill, and worms.

Ozark

Lakes

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

87º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy
all species slow.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy
all species slow.

Rivers

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

77º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
black bass and goggle-eye good on soft plastic baits and jigs; channel catfish fair on live baits.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

79º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Smallmouth Bass

Prospect

Good
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Good
smallmouth bass good on soft plastic lures and minnows; goggle-eye good on soft plastic and nightcrawlers.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

83º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Smallmouth Bass

Prospect

Good
smallmouth bass good on minnows.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

75º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear
all species slow.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

60º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
trout good on corn and minnows; all other species fair.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

77º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
black bass and goggle-eye good on soft plastic baits and jigs; channel catfish fair on live baits.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

82º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Fair
Sunfish

Prospect

Fair
black bass, goggle-eye, and sunfish fair on live baits.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

70º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear
all species good.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

69º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Fair
goggle-eye fair.

Southeast

Lakes

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

82º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
all species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

77º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
largemouth bass fair on dark-colored soft plastics; channel catfish fair on livers; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

78º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
all species slow; currently pumping into the lake.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

78º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Crappie
Warmouth

Prospect

Good
Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Good
largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits; bluegill, redear sunfish, and warmouth sunfish good on crickets and jigs; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
bluegill fair on worms and crickets; black bass fair on artificial lures; channel catfish fair on worms and stinkbaits.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

77º

Water Level (Range)

-none-

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Sunfish

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
channel catfish fair on stinkbaits; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Smallmouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
bluegill good on wax worms; largemouth bass and smallmouth bass fair on jigs; blue catfish and channel catfish good on cut baits; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
360.07; black bass fair on soft plastics and spinnerbaits early and late in the day; crappie fair on minnows and jigs; channel catfish fair using live baits and worms on jug lines and trotlines at night near the river channel; bluegill fair on crickets and worms along shoreline; anglers should note the 9" minimum length limit regulation for crappie on Wappapello Lake; recorded lake level and other information can be received by calling the Wappapello Lake Information Hotline at 573-222-8139 or 1-877-lake-info.

Rivers

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

72º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Smallmouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Slow
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Slow
all species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

78º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
White Bass

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
black bass fair on assorted lures; channel catfish fair on nightcrawlers; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Level (Range)

low

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Good
Longear Sunfish

Prospect

Good
Smallmouth Bass

Prospect

Good
smallmouth bass good on minnows.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Fair
19.6' (Cape Girardeau); flathead catfish fair on live shad and bluegill; blue catfish and channel catfish fair on cut baits and worms; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Level (Range)

-none-

Water Type

-none-

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Good
Flathead Catfish
8.0' at New Madrid; blue catfish and channel catfish good on cut baits and stinkbaits; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

83º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Slow
black bass fair on assorted lures; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

78º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
channel catfish good on pole and line and trotlines using worms, stinkbaits, and chicken livers; flathead catfish fair on trotlines with live bluegill; black bass are fair on artificial baits such as plastic worms and jigs; all other species slow.

Southwest

Lakes

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

80º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Striped Bass

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Fair
striped bass fair at night on live baits and large swimbaits when water is running at Powersite Dam; black bass fair on soft plastic worms, crayfish, jigs, and spinnerbaits; catfish fair on trotlines and jug lines using live bluegill, green sunfish, chicken livers, crayfish, and other live baits.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

56º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
Brown Trout

Prospect

Good
trout good in upper portion of lake on green or orange glo balls drifted with the current; black/chrome and blue/chrome Rogues, 1/16 and 1/8 oz olive, white and black marabou jigs, and 1/16 or 1/8 oz black or white Rooster Tails with chrome or gold spinnerbaits, San Juan worms, and jig and float working well when water is not running; trout good in lower portion of the lake on chartreuse, orange, white, and pink Berkley Gulp salmon eggs, corn, minnows, and nightcrawlers.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

84º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
all species slow.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

78º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Walleye

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
walleye good on jig and nightcrawlers around 20' of water, also try bottom bouncers with worms; catfish and bluegill good on worms; black bass good on crankbaits in 15' - 22' of water; crappie good on jigs in 12' - 20' of water over brush piles and around pole timber; white bass slow, best while trolling with spinnerbaits.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

83º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
bluegill good on worms and Beetle Spins; black bass fair on jigs; all other species slow.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

83º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Good
catfish good on live baits such as crayfish, creek chubs, and nightcrawlers, also try using trotlines with small bluegill or sunfish; black bass fair on deep-diving crankbaits, Shakey Heads with a watermelon-colored worm working well on gravel points in 20' - 25' of water or try brown, soft plastic crayfish; crappie fair on chartreuse jigs in 30' of water, fish with 1/16 oz jig heads; goggle-eye fair on crappie jigs and small soft plastic crayfish using 1/16 oz jigs, try fishing around large rocks; all other species slow.

Rivers

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Catfish

Prospect

Good
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
black bass good on soft plastic lures, Texas rigged worms, football jigs, and crayfish crankbaits, topwater on buzzbaits and spooks; crappie good on minnows and jigs in pumpkin or purple; goggle-eye good on spinnerbaits, crayfish-colored crankbaits, and minnows; catfish good on worms and minnows; bluegill good on worms, crickets, and small jigs.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

63º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Fair
Brown Trout

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Fair
trout good below Bennett Spring on bright-colored Power Baits; black bass fair on minnows and soft plastics; goggle-eye fair on nightcrawlers and minnows.

St. Louis

Lakes

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Information

636-441-4554
 

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
bluegill slow on worms or crickets; catfish slow on doughbaits, blood baits, and livers; black bass fair on spinnerbaits, plastic worms, and crankbaits; crappie slow on minnows; all other species slow.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

84º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
catfish slow on doughbaits, blood baits, and livers; black bass fair on spinnerbaits, plastic worms, and crankbaits; all other species slow; call the fish stocking hotline for recent stocking information 636-300-9651; please remove your trash.

Rivers

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

80º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair

Prospect

Slow
catfish good on cut baits and blood baits; black bass slow with crankbaits; bluegill fair with natural baits; all other species slow.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

82º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
black bass slow, try using crankbaits or plastic worms early morning and evening; bluegill fair with natural baits; all other species slow.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

82º

Water Level (Range)

low

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
all species slow.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

82º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
all species slow.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

80º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
channel catfish and blue catfish fair on cut baits; flathead catfish are fair on live baits.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

81º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
channel catfish and blue catfish fair on cut baits; flathead catfish are fair on live baits.

Trout Parks

Trout Parks

Information

Park 417-532-4418

Water Surface Temp

59º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
Brown Trout

Prospect

Slow
Zone 1 and 2 popular lures are: aqua or green holographic Cracklebacks, olive copper Hot Shot, ginger, gingersnap, olive, or olive and orange marabou, and metallic gold spot or yellow dalmatian Rooster Tails; Zone 3 baits that are popular: orange Power Baits, and trout magnet pink; August fishing hours are from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; September Fishing hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.; September weed cutting is scheduled for the 22nd - 23rd; cutting will begin in Zone 3 and move upstream; if you have any questions, please contact Bennett Spring Hatchery at 417-532-4418.

Information

573-265-7801

Water Surface Temp

57º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
Brown Trout

Prospect

Slow
fishing is good; the spring branch has good flow; Hatchery staff will be cutting aquatic vegetation in the spring branch starting at 9am from Tuesday, September 1st thru Thursday, September 3rd; best fishing times are the first couple of hours shortly after the morning whistle; very light line is a must to be successful, 1 - 2 lb. test is preferred; spinnerbaits are working in the early mornings in black, brown, and olive colors; fish are hitting doughbaits in white, salmon peach, and hatchery brown colors when fished on a small treble hook and suspended under a float; plastic eggs and worms in orange, orange/white, cheese, white, and fluorescent yellow have all been good; remember that all brown trout less than 15" in length must be returned to the water immediately; fishing hours for the month of August are 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Ladies' Free Fishing Day is Saturday, September 12th; for more information call 573-265-7801.

Information

573-548-2585

Water Surface Temp

59º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
the river level is back to normal flow for this time of year; the water level is currently at 1.53' and running clear; using 4 lb. test fishing line or lighter is recommended; any color scented dough baits work in the bait zones; single hook Rooster Tails in olive and black colors in all zones; olive leech, black zebra midge, and peach glo balls in the fly-only zone; the morning and evening hours continue to be best times to fish during hot weather; August fishing hours are 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; September fishing hours are 7:30 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.; for up-to-date stream conditions check http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?07064440.

Information

417-847-2430

Water Surface Temp

58º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
the area received three inches of rain last week but did not become dirty; the river is up about six inches above normal for this time of year; the water is clear; right now, Cracklebacks, Adams, beetles, ants, hoppers, and caddis flies are all working well; leaders are 9' with 6X or 7X tippets; fish are being caught on nymphs, pheasant tails, Copper Johns, black, brown, and gray zebra midges, sow bugs, burlaps, hares ears, and small prince nymphs; glo balls, San Juan worms, black, brown, olive, and tan buggers, and leeches work well most of the day; fish are being caught on the baby buggers in the same colors; plastic eggs and worms in orange, orange/white, cheese, white, and fluorescent yellow have all been good; spinnerbaits are working in the early mornings in black, brown, white, olive, and skunk; the water is great for sight fishing and the jig fisherman are catching trout on olive, black, brown, white, and tan; micro jigs in tan, olive, and black/yellow have been the best colors; in the clear water the use of 2 lb. line is recommended; if you go into Zone 3, nightcrawlers or minnows would be good choices, or any of the bright colored Power Baits are working.