Statewide Weekly Fishing report

Central

Lakes

Information

573-815-7900

Water Surface Temp

68º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
channel catfish good on stinkbaits and livers; black bass are becoming more active in the weeds; all other species slow.

Information

573-815-7900

Water Surface Temp

70º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

muddy
all species are slow; reminder, 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

64º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass
White Bass

Prospect

Fair
catfish fair using cut baits, chicken livers, worms, or whole shad; crappie slow, try using minnows and crappie jigs; black bass season opens this Saturday, May 28th, try using worms or dark-colored soft plastics; white bass fair using light-colored soft plastics and crappie jigs.

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

64º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
White Bass

Prospect

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

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

64º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
White Bass

Prospect

Slow
catfish fair using cut baits; black bass fair using plastic worms; crappie slow; white bass slow.

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

64º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
White Bass

Prospect

Fair
catfish fair using cut shad; crappie fair using minnows or dark-colored jigs; bass fair using crankbaits or dark-colored worms.

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

64º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
White Bass

Prospect

Good
catfish fair using cut shad or livers; crappie good using minnows; bass good using crankbaits or jerkbaits.

Information

573-815-7900

Water Surface Temp

65º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
bluegill and redear sunfish fair on tube jigs, and worms; channel catfish good on chicken livers and worms; 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)

rising

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
3' high and rising; channel catfish are good on setlines using live goldfish and bluegill; all other species slow.

Information

573-815-7900

Water Surface Temp

67º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
channel catfish fair on nightcrawlers; blue catfish fair on fresh shad and cut Asian carp; all other species slow.

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

64º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
White Bass

Prospect

Fair
catfish fair using cut baits, chicken livers, worms, or whole shad; crappie slow, try using minnows or crappie jigs; black bass season opens this Saturday, May 28th, try worms or dark-colored soft plastics; white bass fair using light-colored soft plastics or crappie jigs.

Kansas City

Lakes

Information

660-885-6981

Water Surface Temp

69º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
White Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
all species fair; fishing pressure light.

Information

816-622-0900

Water Surface Temp

67º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
largemouth bass good on soft plastics near cover; channel catfish good on worms in moving water near creek channels; crappie slow, try using tube jigs and minnows near brush piles and weedbeds; bluegill and redear sunfish good on worms and small jigs.

Information

816-622-0900

Water Surface Temp

70º

Water Level (Range)

low

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
black bass good; catfish good; crappie slow; fishing pressure light.

Information

660-885-6981

Water Surface Temp

68º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Fair
all species fair; fishing pressure light.

Information

660-885-6981

Water Surface Temp

66º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Good
Hybrid Striped Bass (Wiper; Whiterock Bass)

Prospect

Good
White Bass

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Good
catfish good on fresh cut shad; hybrid striped bass and white bass good on spoons and spinnerbaits; crappie good around the brush piles; fishing pressure medium.

Information

660-885-6981

Water Surface Temp

65º

Water Level (Range)

low

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

White Bass

Prospect

Good
Hybrid Striped Bass (Wiper; Whiterock Bass)

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Good
Catfish

Prospect

Good
white bass and hybrid striped bass good using spoons and spinnerbaits; crappie good on minnows and jigs; catfish good on fresh cut shad; fishing pressure medium.

Rivers

Information

816-622-0900

Water Surface Temp

62º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Blue Catfish

Prospect

Good
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
water level is high, with some debris in the flow; blue catfish and flathead catfish good on setlines using bluegill and other live baits; channel catfish fair on worms in the tributaries; all other species slow.

Northeast

Lakes

Information

660-785-2420

Water Surface Temp

67º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Muskellunge

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Fair
bluegill fair using worms and minnows; crappie fair using minnows and jigs; largemouth bass fair using crankbaits and spinnerbaits; muskie fair using crankbaits and jerkbaits; catfish fair using stinkbaits and hot dogs; all other species slow.

Information

660-785-2420

Water Surface Temp

69º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
bluegill good using earthworms; crappie fair using jigs; largemouth bass good using buzzbaits; all other species slow; the lake is closed to private boats, and bait held or transported in containers with water is prohibited.

Information

660-785-2420

Water Surface Temp

67º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Good
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Common Carp

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
flathead catfish fair using setlines with live baits; crappie fair using jigs and minnows; channel catfish fair using minnows, leeches, livers, and worms; largemouth bass fair using minnows and lures; all other species slow.

Information

660-785-2420

Water Level (Range)

low

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
water level is low at 607.37; temperatures are still holding at 65-69 degrees in the arms; temperature will be colder in the main channel; water is murky because of the rain received; catfish good using cut shad, live bluegill, and goldfish; crappie good in brush piles and along the bluffs, try using black and chartreuse jigs; all other species slow.

Information

660-785-2420

Water Surface Temp

71º

Water Level (Range)

-none-

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Catfish

Prospect

Good
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
lake level is 715; water condition dingy due to recent rain; catfish good using liver, minnows, or nightcrawlers; crappie slow; largemouth bass slow.

Rivers

Information

573-248-2530

Water Surface Temp

66º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Fair

Information

573-248-2530

Water Surface Temp

62º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Good
catfish good using cut baits and stinkbaits; all other species slow.

Northwest

Lakes

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

66º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Walleye

Prospect

Fair
channel catfish good on cut baits; black bass good; all other species fair.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

66º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

-none-

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Good
channel catfish good on nightcrawlers and cheese baits fished on flats near drop offs and shallow areas of aquatic vegetation; largemouth bass good on soft plastics and spinnerbaits adjacent to shallow aquatic vegetation; crappie good on in minnows fished under bobbers near brush piles; small spinnerbaits fished in low light conditions near riprap areas are producing good numbers of fish; a few hybrid stripped bass are being taken as incidentals while fishing for any of the other species in the lake.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

66º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Walleye

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
black bass good; crappie fair over medium depth brush and at mouths of coves; catfish good on cut baits or worms; bluegill good on small worms; walleye fair on crankbaits, jigs, and live baits.
No report submitted. Please contact the appropriate regional office for additional information.

Information

816-271-3100
 
No report submitted. Please contact the appropriate regional office for additional information.

Information

816-271-3100
 

Rivers

Information

816-271-3100

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Fair
blue catfish and flathead catfish fair using live baits on setlines; all other species slow.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

64º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Common Carp

Prospect

Fair
the river has fallen below flood stage but is still very high with minor flooding occurring; blue catfish and flathead catfish good on goldfish, fair on worms; channel catfish and carp fair on worms; all other species slow.

Ozark

Lakes

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

62º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy
all species slow.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

65º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

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

Rivers

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

68º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy
all species slow.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

62º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy
all species slow.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

62º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy
all species slow.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

65º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy
all species slow.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

60º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy
all species slow.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

68º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy
all species slow.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

69º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy
all species slow.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

63º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Smallmouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Slow
smallmouth bass and goggle-eye slow, try using grubs or soft plastics.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

59º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy
all species slow.

Southeast

Lakes

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

72º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

-none-

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
catfish good on jug lines; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

68º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Slow
largemouth bass fair on dark-colored soft plastics during low-light periods; bluegill fair on worms near the bank; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

72º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
bluegill good on crickets; all other species fair.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

73º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Warmouth

Prospect

Fair
Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Fair
largemouth bass and chain pickerel fair on spinnerbaits; bluegill, redear sunfish, and warmouth fair on crickets and jigs; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

69º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
crappie fair on minnows; black bass fair on soft plastic worms and topwater lures during low-light conditions; bluegill good on crickets and waxworms; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

70º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
bluegill good on live baits and crickets; largemouth bass good on plastic worms; catfish fair on livers; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

62º

Water Level (Range)

-none-

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
crappie fair on minnows; bluegill good on meal worms; black bass fair on soft plastics; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

74º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
black bass fair on soft plastics and crankbaits; crappie fair on minnows and jigs; bluegill fair on crickets and worms near brush; channel catfish good on live baits and worms on jug lines and trotlines at night; anglers should note the 9" minimum length limit regulation for crappie; 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

61º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Smallmouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Slow
smallmouth bass and goggle-eye fair on artificial baits; bluegill fair on live worms; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

68º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Suckers

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
channel catfish and bluegill fair on nightcrawlers and cut baits; all other species slow; discharge rate is 950cfs.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

63º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Good
Longear Sunfish

Prospect

Slow
Smallmouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
black bass and goggle-eye good on minnows and soft plastics; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

60º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
blue catfish fair on cut baits; flathead catfish fair on live goldfish and sunfish; all other species slow; the water level at Cape Girardeau is 26.9'.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

63º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Slow
channel catfish good on stinkbaits; blue catfish fair on cut shad and carp; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

70º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Suckers

Prospect

Fair
catfish fair on stinkbaits and live baits; black bass fair on soft plastics and spinnerbaits; crappie and goggle-eye fair on assorted jigs and minnows; all other species fair.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

71º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
channel catfish fair on stinkbaits and chicken livers; all other species slow.

Southwest

Lakes

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

67º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

White Bass

Prospect

Good
Walleye

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
white bass good on soft plastics, spinnerbaits, live minnows, and jigs; walleye fair on Rogues, jigs, and live baits below Powersite Dam and in the Beaver Creek area; crappie fair on live minnows, soft plastics, and jigs around submerged timber, some also being caught closer to the bank; black bass fair on soft plastics and jigs.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

52º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
Brown Trout

Prospect

Good
trout good on white, olive, or black 1/16 oz. marabou jigs, black/chrome or white/chrome 1/16 oz. Rooster Tails, Rapalas, or Rogues when the water is running, scud pattern flies and San Juan worm flies, 1/16 oz. white and black Rooster Tails with gold or chrome spinnerbaits in the upper portion when water is shut off; trout good in lower portion of the lake on orange, chartreuse, pink, or white Gulp nuggets, nightcrawlers, and corn.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

73º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Good
Catfish

Prospect

Good
Walleye

Prospect

Fair
White Bass

Prospect

Fair
black bass good on plastic baits over brush piles; crappie good on minnows in 15' - 20' of water; bluegill good on worms; catfish good on live baits; walleye fair on flats while trolling; white bass fair.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

68º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Walleye

Prospect

Good
White Bass

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Good
Smallmouth Bass

Prospect

Good
largemouth bass good on plastic worms, minnows, spinnerbaits, and jigs in 2' - 10' of water off of points and near submerged structure, also good on plastic worms and jig combinations in upper stretches of creek arms and shallow coves; smallmouth bass good on plastic worms in 2' - 10' of water; crappie good on minnows, swimbaits, small crankbaits, and jigs in the upper stretches of creek arms, shallow coves, and near deep submerged structure; bluegill good on nightcrawlers, Beetle Spins, and Road Runners in shallow water; walleye good on minnows and jigs in coves and on nightcrawlers and singlespins along the bottom in 10' - 20' of water; smallmouth bass good on plastic worms in 2' - 10' of water; channel catfish fair on nightcrawlers, minnows, and jigs in coves; white bass fair on crankbaits, jigs, and minnows in 6' - 10' of water; all other species slow.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

70º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Fair
bluegill good on Beetle Spins and worms; black bass good spinnerbaits around secondary points in 20' - 30' of water; catfish fair on cut baits; crappie fair on live bait; all other species slow.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

70º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
black bass good on topwater spinnerbaits or Pop R baits during early morning or on cloudy days, try fishing in 20' of water on secondary points using green/purple jigs or white grubs when sunny, shad-colored swimbaits also working well; catfish good on trotlines and limb lines baited with small perch, also try pole and line with shrimp in the main channel of the lake; crappie fair on small jigs in white and chartreuse, purple and black, or all chartreuse, use 1/16 or 1/8 oz jig heads; all other species slow.

Rivers

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

70º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Good
Catfish

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Good
black bass good on swimbaits, grubs, crankbaits, Wiggle Warts, and topwater lures; crappie good on minnows and shad baits; goggle-eye good on minnows and small jigs in darker colors; bluegill good on worms, crickets, and small jigs; catfish good on live baits, cut baits, livers, shrimp and worms; white bass good on minnows and swimbaits.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

60º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Fair
Brown Trout

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
trout fair below Bennett Spring on Power Baits; black bass fair on live baits and soft plastics; all other species slow.

St. Louis

Lakes

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

66º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
catfish slow on cut baits, doughbaits, or livers; black bass fair on spinnerbaits, plastic worms, or crankbaits; crappie fairon minnows and jigs; bluegill fair on worms, crickets, and natural baits.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

66º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
catfish slow, try using cut baits, doughbaits, or livers; all other species slow.

Rivers

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

63º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

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

66º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
catfish fair on cut baits and blood baits; bluegill fair on worms.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

65º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
black bass good on plastic worms; bluegill good on crickets.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

64º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
catfish fair on blood baits, cut baits, and livers; crappie slow, try using minnows; black bass fair, try using crankbaits; bluegill fair using crickets; all other species slow.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

65º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Freshwater Drum

Prospect

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

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

63º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
catfish fair on cut baits, blood baits, and live baits.

Trout Parks

Trout Parks

Information

Park 417-532-4418

Water Surface Temp

57º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
Brown Trout

Prospect

Fair
Zone 1 and 2 popular lures: black marabou, John Deere or gray Deere mini jig, minnow, gold, bumble bee, brown glitter, or black with gold spinner Rooster Tails, tobacco brown copper hot shot, Bennett blue, or holographic green crackleback; Zone 3 popular baits: worms, minnows, or salmon peach, rainbow, or yellow Power Baits; May fishing hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 8:15 p.m.; June fishing hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. June weed cutting is scheduled for June 28-29; cutting will begin in Zone 3 and move upstream; remember that all brown trout less than 15" in length must be returned to the water immediately; for up-to-date stream conditions check USGS water data website at http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?06923500; trout cam - https://mostateparks.com/content/trout-cam; for more information, please contact Bennett Spring Hatchery at 417-532-4418. Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for June 11th and 12th.

Information

573-265-7801

Water Surface Temp

57º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
Brown Trout

Prospect

Fair
fishing is good; the spring branch has good flow and good clarity; best fishing times are the first couple of hours shortly after the morning whistle, but fish can be caught throughout the day; very light line is key to success, 2-4 lb. test is preferred; fish are hitting doughbaits in white, salmon peach, and hatchery brown colors when fished on a small treble hook and suspended under a float; Rooster Tails in black/white, green, brown, and purple; plastic worms in orange, yellow, white, and red have all been proving good; remember that all brown trout less than 15" in length must be returned to the water immediately; fishing hours for the month of May are 6:30 a.m. to 8:15 p.m., times for June are 6:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Free Fishing Weekend is June 11th and 12th. No Fishing License or Daily Trout Tag is required statewide.

Information

573-548-2585

Water Surface Temp

57º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
water level is currently at 1.90', down from 2.65' last week and running dingy. 4 lb. test fishing line or lighter was recommended; brighter colors of scented dough baits, plastic worms, and eggs have been working in the bait zones; midges and scuds are good choices in the fly-only zone; Rooster Tails in black and yellow, black and white, and white have been good choices in all zones; the morning hours are the best times to fish, but fish can be caught throughout the day; May fishing hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 8:15 p.m.; for up-to-date stream conditions check USGS water data website at http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?07064440.

Information

417-847-2430

Water Surface Temp

58º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
dredging will continue this week in Zone 2; there will be muddy water at times; the river is normal for this time of year and is clear; right now, Cracklebacks, Adams, beetles, ants, hoppers, and caddis flies are all good; leaders are 9' with 6X or 7X tippets; fish are still 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 still being caught on the baby buggers in the same colors; plastic eggs and worms are still catching lots of fish, orange, orange/white, cheese, white, and fluorescent yellow have all been good; spinnerbaits are still working in the early mornings black, brown, white, olive, and skunk have all been working well; jig fisherman are really doing well right now, the water is good for sight fishing and the jig fisherman are catching trout on olive, black, brown, white, and tan; if you are using Micro Jigs, tan, olive, and black/yellow have been the best colors; Zone 3 is fishing good on white or orange Power Bait paste; corn, nightcrawlers, and natural eggs have also been working.