Statewide Weekly Fishing report

Central

Lakes

Information

573-815-7900

Water Surface Temp

84º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Good
Sunfish

Prospect

Good
largemouth bass, crappie and sunfish good; all other species slow.

Information

573-815-7900

Water Surface Temp

87º

Water Level (Range)

low

Water Type

clear
all species 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

85º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
White Bass

Prospect

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

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
White Bass

Prospect

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

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
White Bass

Prospect

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

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
White Bass

Prospect

Fair
catfish fair using cut shad or live bluegill; crappie slow, try using minnows; bass fair using plastics.

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
White Bass

Prospect

Good
catfish fair using cut shad or live bluegill; crappie slow, try using minnows; bass good using plastics or crankbaits.

Information

573-815-7900

Water Surface Temp

90º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Good
channel catfish fair on stink baits in the morning and evenings; crappie fair on minnows around structure; largemouth bass good on top water and crankbaits; all other species slow; reminder that Little Dixie Lake is pole and line method only; all use, including fishing, is prohibited from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Rivers

Information

573-815-7900

Water Level (Range)

-none-

Water Type

muddy
2' high and muddy; all species slow.

Information

573-815-7900

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Blue Catfish

Prospect

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

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

81º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
White Bass

Prospect

Slow
catfish slow, try using cut baits, chicken livers, worms, and cut shad; crappie slow, try using minnows and crappie jigs; black bass slow, try using worms and dark-colored soft plastics; white bass slow, try using light-colored soft plastics, Rooster Tails, and crappie jigs.

Kansas City

Lakes

No report submitted. Please contact the appropriate regional office for additional information.

Information

660-885-6981
 

Information

816-622-0900

Water Surface Temp

83º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
largemouth bass good on soft plastics near cover; channel catfish fair on cut baits and chicken liver floated under a bobber 2 to 3 feet deep; crappie slow, try using tube jigs and minnows near brush piles and weedbeds; bluegill and redear sunfish good on worms and small jigs.
No report submitted. Please contact the appropriate regional office for additional information.

Information

816-622-0900
 
No report submitted. Please contact the appropriate regional office for additional information.

Information

660-885-6981
No report submitted. Please contact the appropriate regional office for additional information.

Information

660-885-6981
 
No report submitted. Please contact the appropriate regional office for additional information.

Information

660-885-6981

Rivers

Information

816-622-0900

Water Surface Temp

82º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Blue Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
water level is falling, with some debris in the flow; blue catfish slow, try using bluegill; flathead catfish slow, try using skipjack and goldfish; channel catfish fair on worms and stinkbaits in the tributaries; all other species fair.

Northeast

Lakes

Information

660-785-2420

Water Surface Temp

83º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Muskellunge

Prospect

Good
Catfish

Prospect

Good
bluegill fair on worms and minnows; crappie fair on minnows and jigs; largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and rubber worms; muskie fair on crankbaits and jerkbaits; catfish good on stinkbaits, blood baits, and hot dogs; all other species slow.

Information

660-785-2420

Water Surface Temp

84º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Good
Hunnewell Lake, 84 degrees, clear, normal pool; blue catfish and channel catfish good on chicken livers; largemouth bass good on jerkbaits; redear sunfish food on earthworms; 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

76º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Freshwater Drum

Prospect

Good
Hybrid Striped Bass (Wiper; Whiterock Bass)

Prospect

Good
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Long Branch Lake, 76°, two feet above normal pool, muddy; channel catfish good on stink bait, worms, blood bait, leeches and liver; freshwater drum good on worms; hybrid striped bass good trolling across points with lures resembling shad; flathead catfish fair on set lines using live bait; crappie fair on jigs and minnows; largemouth bass fair on minnows and lures.

Information

660-785-2420

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Good
White Bass

Prospect

Good
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Good
water level is at 606.30 (normal pool); temperatures are at 74-78degrees depending on where you are at; we have not had rain in awhile so water is fairly clear; catfish are fair on cut shad and live bluegill and goldfish; crappie are good in brush piles and standing timber, try using minnows or bright colored jigs; white bass are good on the points and mounds; try using silver or white colored baits; largemouth bass are good on bluffs and points; try using soft plastic lizards or worms; all other species are slow.

Information

660-785-2420

Water Surface Temp

80º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Good
Catfish

Prospect

Good
Hybrid Striped Bass (Wiper; Whiterock Bass)

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Good
Thomas Hill Lake level 712.6, normal pool 712.0; clearing; crappie good in deeper water brush piles on minnows; catfish good on leaches, liver; hybrid striped bass fair; largemouth bass good on rattle type lures; all other species slow.

Rivers

Information

573-248-2530

Water Surface Temp

81º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Freshwater Drum

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Good
Muddy, high, falling; freshwater drum good on worms; blue catfish good on cut bait; channel catfish fair on cut bait; all other species slow.

Information

573-248-2530

Water Surface Temp

75º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Good
catfish good on live baits; all other species reported slow.

Northwest

Lakes

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

82º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Walleye

Prospect

Good
channel catfish good on cut bait; black bass good; all other species fair.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

84º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

-none-

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Good
Common Carp

Prospect

Good
Hybrid Striped Bass (Wiper; Whiterock Bass)

Prospect

Fair
largemouth bass good in deep water structure on gizzard shad colored crankbaits; channel catfish are good on crayfish, shrimp and stink baits fished on flats near drop offs and shallow areas of aquatic vegetation; carp good on dough baits; a few hybrid stripped bass over 20 inches are also being taken on crankbaits.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

80º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Walleye

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
black bass fair; crappie fair on minnows; catfish good on cutbaits or worms; bluegill good on small worms; walleye good.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

80º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
crappie slow, try using jigs; channel catfish good on worms and chicken livers; black bass slow, try using spinnerbaits.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Catfish

Prospect

Good
White Bass

Prospect

Fair
Walleye

Prospect

Good
crappie fair; black bass good; catfish good; white bass fair; walleye good.

Rivers

Information

816-271-3100

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
blue catfish and flathead catfish fair on live baits; channel catfish fair on dip baits or nightcrawlers; carp biting fair on worms and corn; all other species slow.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

82º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Good
Common Carp

Prospect

Fair
channel catfish fair on worms; flathead catfish fair on goldfish and worms; blue catfish biting good on cut bait and goldfish, fair on worms; carp biting fair on worms and corn; all other species slow.

Ozark

Lakes

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

69º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy
all species slow.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

70º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy
all species slow.

Rivers

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

74º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Good
black bass and goggle-eye good on soft plastic grubs and spinnerbaits.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

78º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Fair
black bass and goggle-eye fair on soft plastics and small crankbaits.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

71º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Smallmouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Fair
smallmouth bass and goggle-eye fair on soft plastics; all other species slow.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

69º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Smallmouth Bass

Prospect

Good
smallmouth bass good on plastics.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

61º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
rainbow trout good; all other species fair.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

74º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Good
black bass and goggle-eye good on soft plastic grubs and spinnerbaits.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

72º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear
all species good on soft plastics.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

65º

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 plastics and crankbaits; goggle-eye good on soft plastics and grubs.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

69º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Smallmouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Fair
smallmouth bass and goggle-eye fair on soft plastics; all other species slow.

Southeast

Lakes

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

82º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
all species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

74º

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 are fair on dark-colored plastics during low light periods; channel catfish fair on worms and cut baits; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

88º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
bluegill fair on wax worms; channel catfish fair on worms and stinkbaits; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

90º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Warmouth

Prospect

Fair
Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Fair
largemouth bass fair on topwater lures and plastic worms; bluegill, redear sunfish, and warmouth sunfish fair on crickets and jigs; channel catfish fair on chicken livers; all species are slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

94º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
bluegill fair on crickets; black bass fair on soft plastics and spinners; channel catfish fair on stinkbaits and worms; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
bluegill good on live bait, worms and crickets; channel catfish good on worms and liver; black bass fair on spinner baits; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

84º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
black bass good on spinnerbaits in the late evening; channel catfish good on worms, liver and cut bait; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

86º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
bluegill fair on crickets and worms; channel catfish good on live baits and worms on jug lines and trotlines at night; black bass fair on soft plastics and crankbaits; crappie fair on minnows and jigs; anglers should note the 9" minimum length limit regulation for crappie; the lake level is approximately 8' above summer pool elevation; due to high water levels, some boat ramps and other facilities around the lake are closed; 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

76º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Smallmouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Slow
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Slow
smallmouth bass fair; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

75º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Suckers

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
channel catfish fair on nightcrawlers and cut baits; black bass fair on plastic worms; all other species slow; discharge rate is 1800cfs.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Level (Range)

low

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Good
Longear Sunfish

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
black bass and goggle-eye are good on minnows and plastic worms; all other species fair.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

68º

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 and worms; flathead catfish fair on live goldfish and sunfish; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

81º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
catfish fair on trotlines and pole and line on liver, stinkbait and nightcrawlers; black bass good in backwater areas on spinners, plastic worms and beetle spins; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

75º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Suckers

Prospect

Slow
catfish good on live bait; black bass good on soft plastics; crappie fair on minnows and assorted jigs; all other species fair on live bait.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

79º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
channel catfish fair on stinkbaits and liver; flathead catfish fair on small sunfish and goldfish; all other species slow.

Southwest

Lakes

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

80º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

White Bass

Prospect

Fair
Walleye

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
black bass good on soft plastics, jigs, nightcrawlers, and topwater lures in the early morning; crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush piles; white bass fair on white Rooster Tails and swimming minnows; walleye fair on nightcrawlers using split shot rig or bottom bouncing, and spoons; all other species slow.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

55º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
Brown Trout

Prospect

Good
due to power needs, generators are running a lot of water; trout good on white, olive, and black 1/16oz marabou jigs, orange glo balls floated with the current, Rooster Tails, and Rogues in the upper portion; trout good in lower portion of the lake on orange, chartreuse, or pink Gulp eggs, Power Baits, worms, and corn.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Good
Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Walleye

Prospect

Fair
White Bass

Prospect

Good
black bass good on plastic baits around points; crappie good in 15' - 20' of water over brush piles; white bass good on flats in the evening; catfish fair on live baits; walleye fair.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

83º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Walleye

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
largemouth bass good on plastic worms, jig combinations, crankbaits, spinnerbaits, nightcrawlers, and minnows in 2' - 10' of water off of points and near submerged structure, also try topwater lures; bluegill good on nightcrawlers, Beetle Spins, and Road Runners in shallow water; walleye good on deep diving crankbaits and nightcrawlers along the bottom in 10' - 20' of water; channel catfish good on nightcrawlers and minnows; carp good while bowfishing in coves; crappie good on minnows and jigs in 7' -15' of water near deep submerged structure and while trolling deep diving crankbaits; smallmouth bass good on topwater lures and fair on plastic worms and crankbaits in 2' - 10' of water off rocky points; white bass fair on crankbaits, jigs, and minnows in 10' - 15' of water; all other species slow.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

86º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
bluegill good on Beetle Spins and worms; black bass good on spoons, watermelon lizards, and crankbaits in 15' of water; crappie fair on live bait; all other species slow.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

87º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Fair
black bass fair on deep diving crankbaits around docks and rock shelf bluffs, jigs and grubs thrown on secondary gravel points also working well; catfish fair on shrimp and small perch, channel catfish fair on stinkbaits, blood baits and cut baits; all other species slow.

Rivers

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

86º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

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, topwater Spooks, and drop shot method on grubs and spoons around brush and submerged timber; crappie good on minnows and shad baits; goggle-eye good on minnows, small jigs, and spinnerbaits; bluegill good on worms, crickets, and small jigs; catfish good on live baits, cut baits, livers, shrimp, and worms.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

65º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Slow
Brown Trout

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Slow
black bass slow, best on soft plastics; goggle-eye slow, best on small jigs in darker colors; trout slow below Bennett Springs, best on Power Baits; all other species slow.

St. Louis

Lakes

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

78º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

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

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

80º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

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

Rivers

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

79º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
black bass fair on spinnerbaits.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

77º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
catfish fair on cut baits, worms, and blood baits; black bass slow on crankbaits; crappie slow on minnows; bluegill good on worms and crickets; all other species slow.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

77º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
catfish slow, try using cut baits; black bass fair on spinner or plastic worms; bluegill fair on worms.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

78º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

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

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

81º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
blue catfish fair on cut baits; channel catfish are fair on dip bait and prepared baits; flathead catfish slow, try using live baits.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

80º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
blue catfish fair on cut baits; channel catfish are fair on dip bait and prepared baits; flathead catfish slow, try using 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

Fair
Zone 1 and 2 popular lures: black and yellow, moss and brown, orange and yellow, gingersnap, and yellow and brown marabou, minnow, gold, bumble bee, brown glitter, or black with gold spinner Rooster Tails, John Deere mini jig, Bennett blue, pearl, or holographic green Cracklebacks; Zone 3 popular baits: white trout magnet or salmon peach, yellow, orange, brown or salmon red Power Baits; 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.

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 normal flow and the water is clear; best fishing times are the first couple of hours shortly after the morning whistle but fish can be caught throughout the day if you change locations when fishing slows down; fish are biting very light so use a small float, 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 June are 6:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.

Information

573-548-2585

Water Surface Temp

58º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
water level is currently at 1.63' down from 1.70' last week and is running clear; 4 lb. test fishing line or lighter is recommended; orange, yellow, and green dough baits, plastic worms, and eggs have been working in the bait zones; cracklebacks , leeches, midges, mini jigs in (black and gold and white) and glo-balls are good choices in the fly-only zone; Rooster Tails in black and yellow, black and white, and all white are good choices in all zones; the morning and evening hours are the best times to fish, but fish can be caught throughout the day; June fishing hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 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)

low

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
the baffle repair will continue this week in the fly fishing area; there will be some muddy water at times from the repair work; currently the water level is slowly falling and is clear; right now using 6X tippet on fly rods; best flies right now are #14-#22 parachute Adams, #14-#22 blue wing olives, #14-#20 elk hair caddis fly, black beetles, zebra midges #18's and smaller, pheasant tails, copper johns, burlaps, sow bugs and hares ears all #14's and smaller; black, skunk, and white Rooster Tails; small Colorado wooly bugger spinner combos; orange, white, yellow, pink and florescent yellow Power Bait eggs; plastic worms in orange, cheese, pink, and orange peel were good all last week and unless we get a water change these colors should remain good; marabou jig fishing is good right now best colors are black, yellow, olive and brown; on a spin or casting reel, you will need 2 or 3 lb. line, p-line, Maxima, or mean green will work well; still using #10 hooks on the worms and #12 and smaller for the plastic eggs; 3/0 and BB sized sinkers will work best for you right now; Zone 3 is fishing good on white or orange Power Bait paste; corn, nightcrawlers, and natural eggs have also been working.