Statewide Weekly Fishing report

Central

Lakes

Information

573-815-7900

Water Surface Temp

86º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
largemouth bass good; channel catfish good at night; all other species slow.

Information

573-815-7900

Water Surface Temp

88º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
channel catfish fair using prepared bait; bluegill fair using nightcrawlers; all other 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

90º

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

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

90º

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 using cut shad, cut bluegill, worms, or chicken livers; crappie slow, try using minnows or crappie jigs; black bass slow, try using dark-colored soft plastics or buzzbaits; white bass slow, try using light-colored soft plastics, spoons, Roosters Tails, or crankbaits.

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

90º

Water Level (Range)

rising

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
White Bass

Prospect

Slow
catfish good using cut bait or worms; crappie slow; black bass slow; white bass slow.

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

90º

Water Level (Range)

rising

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
White Bass

Prospect

Fair
catfish good using cut shad, live bluegill, or doughbaits; crappie slow, try using minnows; black bass fair using crankbaits; white bass fair using crankbaits.

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

90º

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 cut shad, live bluegill, or chicken livers; crappie fair using dark-colored plastics; black bass fair; white bass fair.

Information

573-815-7900

Water Surface Temp

89º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
bluegill fair on worms; channel catfish fair in the evenings and early mornings on worms and prepared bait; crappie fair; 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)

normal

Water Type

dingy
Lamine is at normal level with water temperatures ranging from 88 degrees at DeBourgmont Access 91 degrees at Harriman Hill Access 93 degrees at Roberts Bluff Access and 87 degrees at Swinging Bridge Access; all species slow.

Information

573-815-7900

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Fair
channel catfish fair on nightcrawlers and livers; blue catfish fair on fresh shad; flatheads fair on live bait all other species slow.

Information

573-346-2210

Water Surface Temp

90º

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 using cut baits, chicken livers, worms, or cut shad; crappie slow, try using minnows or crappie jigs; black bass slow, try using worms or 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

85º

Water Level (Range)

low

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

84º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
largemouth bass fair on soft plastics near cover early and late in the day; channel catfish fair on cut baits and chicken liver floated under a bobber 2' - 3' deep; crappie slow, try using tube jigs and minnows near brush piles and weedbeds; bluegill and redear sunfish fair on worms and small jigs.

Information

816-622-0900

Water Surface Temp

87º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
black bass fair on tributaries, slow in the reservoir; crappie slow; catfish fair; fishing pressure light.

Information

660-885-6981

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

low

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

86º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
White Bass

Prospect

Fair
bass fair using spoons; crappie good using minnows early in the day; catfish fair using live baits and Sassy Shad; pressure light

Information

660-885-6981

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

White Bass

Prospect

Fair
Hybrid Striped Bass (Wiper; Whiterock Bass)

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Fair
all species fair; fishing pressure light.

Rivers

Information

816-622-0900

Water Surface Temp

86º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Blue Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Slow
blue catfish slow, try using cut baits; flathead catfish slow, try using live baits; channel catfish slow, try using stinkbaits in tributaries; all other species slow.

Northeast

Lakes

Information

660-785-2420

Water Surface Temp

87º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Good
Catfish

Prospect

Good
bluegill fair on worms and minnows; crappie fair on minnows and jigs; largemouth bass good on crankbaits, Power Baits, minnows, and plastic worms; catfish good on stinkbaits and blood baits; all other species slow.

Information

660-785-2420

Water Surface Temp

84º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
largemouth bass good using jerkbaits; bluegill and redear sunfish good on earthworms; channel catfish good 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

82º

Water Level (Range)

low

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
channel catfish good on shrimp, cut baits, and stinkbaits; crappie fair on jigs and minnows; all other species slow.

Information

660-785-2420

Water Level (Range)

-none-

Water Type

-none-

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Good
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
water level is at 607.31; temperatures are at 77-81 degrees, depending on where you are; water is still stained in some of the arms but clearing up; catfish fair on cut shad and live sunfish or goldfish; crappie good in brush piles and standing timber; largemouth bass fair on bluffs and points; all other species slow.

Information

660-785-2420

Water Surface Temp

86º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Good
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
Hybrid Striped Bass (Wiper; Whiterock Bass)

Prospect

Good
catfish good on natural baits, leeches, and nightcrawlers along shores; largemouth bass slow, try using Texas rigged worms or jig and pig combinations; hybrid striped bass good when trolling; heat has kept fishing pressure low; all other species slow.

Rivers

Information

573-248-2530

Water Surface Temp

83º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Freshwater Drum

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Blue Catfish

Prospect

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

Information

573-248-2530

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy
all species slow.

Northwest

Lakes

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

81º

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; all other species fair.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

86º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
largemouth bass slow; bluegill and crappie good; channel catfish fair; all other species slow.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

81º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Walleye

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
black bass fair; catfish good on cut baits or worms; bluegill good on small worms; walleye fair.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

86º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Common Carp

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
hot weather has slowed fishing activity; channel catfish fair; common carp fair; crappie and largemouth bass slow, but try fishing in submerged brush piles and old tree stumps.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

84º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

White Bass

Prospect

Good
Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
white bass good around the dam and using Rattle Traps where fish are busting shad groups; catfish good where water is running into the back of the coves on dip baits, chicken livers, and cut baits; crappie fair on brush piles using jigs and minnows.

Rivers

Information

816-271-3100

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

-none-

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Fair
channel catfish fair while wading using dip bait; blue catfish and flathead catfish fair using live baits; all other species fair.

Information

816-271-3100

Water Surface Temp

83º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Good
Common Carp

Prospect

Good
channel catfish good on worms; flathead catfish fair on live bait and worms; blue catfish good on cut bait and fair on worms; carp good on doughbaits and on worms; all other species slow.

Ozark

Lakes

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

87º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
black bass fair on soft plastics and topwater lures.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

86º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Walleye

Prospect

Fair
black bass fair on soft plastics and topwater lures; walleye fair on nightcrawlers.

Rivers

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

79º

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 jigs and small crankbaits; channel catfish fair on live bait.

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 live bait both early and late in the day.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

84º

Water Level (Range)

normal

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.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

76º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear
all species fair on artificial lures.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

61º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

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

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

79º

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 jigs and small crankbaits; channel catfish fair on live bait.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

75º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear
all species good on live bait.

Information

417-256-7161

Water Surface Temp

68º

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

70º

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.

Southeast

Lakes

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

86º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Sunfish

Prospect

Slow
all species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

86º

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

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

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

90º

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
channel catfish fair on stinkbaits, liver, and worms; bluegill fair on waxworms and crickets; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

86º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Warmouth

Prospect

Slow
Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Slow
all species are slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Redear Sunfish

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
black bass fair on soft plastics and some topwater lures in early morning and late evening; channel catfish fair on stinkbaits and worms; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

88º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
channel catfish fair on worms and cutbaits; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

86º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Fair
channel catfish fair on nightcrawlers; largemouth bass fair on jig and pig; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

93º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
black bass good on soft plastics and spinnerbaits; bluegill good on crickets and worms near brush in coves; channel catfish fair on live baits and worms on jug lines and trotlines at night; lake level is approximately .5' above summer pool elevation; 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

78º

Water Level (Range)

low

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

83º

Water Level (Range)

low

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Suckers

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
black bass fair on rubber worms; bluegill fair on crickets; all other species slow; discharge rate 850cfs.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Level (Range)

low

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Fair
Longear Sunfish

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Catfish

Prospect

Fair
black bass and goggle-eye fair on minnows and crankbaits; catfish fair on live baits; all other species fair.

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
Black Bass

Prospect

Slow
blue catfish and channel catfish fair on stickbaits, cut baits, and worms; flathead catfish fair on live sunfish and goldfish; all other species slow.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Level (Range)

low

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Black Bass

Prospect

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

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

77º

Water Level (Range)

low

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Suckers

Prospect

Slow
channel catfish good on live bait; black bass fair on minnows and soft plastics; other species fair on live baits.

Information

573-290-5730

Water Surface Temp

84º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Good
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Slow
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
channel catfish good on goldfish and small sunfish; flathead catfish good on stinkbaits and chicken livers; black bass fair on topwater baits; all other species slow.

Southwest

Lakes

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

86º

Water Level (Range)

high

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 water most days; trout good on white, olive, and black 1/16 oz. or 1/8 oz. marabou jigs, orange and chartreuse glo balls floated with the current, black or white 1/16 oz. Rooster Tails, and black/chrome or blue/chrome Rogues in the upper portion; when water is not running, try scud and San Juan worm fly patterns; trout good in lower portion of the lake on orange, chartreuse, or white/pink Power Bait eggs, Power Bait putty floated 18" off the bottom, live worms, minnows, and corn.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

84º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Good
Catfish

Prospect

Fair
black bass good on plastic baits in 15' - 20' of water; crappie good on minnows in 20' of water over brush piles; catfish fair on live baits; all other species slow.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

87º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Walleye

Prospect

Good
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Good
Largemouth Bass

Prospect

Good
White Bass

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
largemouth bass good on plastic worms, deep-diving crankbaits, and nightcrawlers in 10' - 20' of water near submerged structure, fair on topwater lures and spinnerbaits at night; bluegill good on nightcrawlers and topwater lures; walleye good on spoons and nightcrawlers along the bottom in 10' - 20' of water, fair on deep diving crankbaits; channel catfish good on nightcrawlers, stinkbaits, and minnows; flathead catfish good on live baits in 5' - 20' of water; freshwater drum good on nightcrawlers and spoons; white bass good on deep diving crankbaits; smallmouth bass fair on plastic worms and crankbaits in 10' - 20' of water off rocky points, fair on topwater lures; carp fair while bowfishing in coves; crappie fair on minnows and jigs in 10' - 20' of water near deep submerged structure; all other species slow.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

86º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
bluegill good on live baits; black bass fair on spoons and live baits in the early morning; 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

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
bluegill good on crickets when fished around bridge piers, standing timber, and boat docks; catfish good on Catalpa worms, shrimp, and small perch, channel catfish fair on stinkbaits, blood baits, and cut baits; black bass fair on 12" purple worms rigged Carolina or Texas style in 20' of water; all other species slow.

Rivers

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

90º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Catfish

Prospect

Good
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

Prospect

Good
goggle-eye good on worms, crickets, and small jigs in black or crayfish colors; catfish good on live baits, cut baits, livers, shrimp, and worms using pole and line or trotlines; bluegill goof on worms, crickets, and small jigs in black or crayfish colors; black bass fair on topwater lures or crankbaits in crayfish or green pumpkin colors around gravel and Texas rig in deep water; crappie slow, best on minnows and shad baits over deep brush piles.

Information

417-895-6880

Water Surface Temp

69º

Water Level (Range)

high

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Fair
Brown Trout

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

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

St. Louis

Lakes

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

81º

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

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

83º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
catfish fair using bloodbaits, doughbaits, or livers; all other species slow.

Rivers

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

82º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
black bass fair on spinnerbaits.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

82º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Good
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Good
catfish fair on doughbaits; black bass good, on crankbaits; bluegill good on worms.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

83º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
catfish fair, try using cut baits; black bass fair on crankbaits; bluegill fair on worms; all other species fair.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

81º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Black Bass

Prospect

Fair
Crappie

Prospect

Slow
Bluegill

Prospect

Fair
catfish fair on worms and livers; crappie fair on minnows; black bass fair on plastic worms; bluegill fair on crickets; all other species slow.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

85º

Water Level (Range)

falling

Water Type

muddy

Fish Reported

Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Slow
Freshwater Drum

Prospect

Fair
blue catfish and channel catfish fair using cut baits; Freshwater drum are fair on worms.

Information

636-441-4554

Water Surface Temp

80º

Water Level (Range)

rising

Water Type

dingy

Fish Reported

Blue Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Channel Catfish

Prospect

Fair
Flathead Catfish

Prospect

Slow
blue catfish fair, try using cut baits; channel catfish fair using dip baits and cut 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

dingy

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
Brown Trout

Prospect

Fair
Zone 1 and 2 popular lures: black and olive, black and yellow, yellow and white, and pink and red and black marabou, dark-colored cracklebacks; Zone 3 popular baits: bubble gum or salmon peach Power Baits; July fishing hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; August fishing hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; August weed cutting is scheduled for August 30-31; 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 July are 6:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; fishing hours for the month of August are 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.; aquatic vegetation will be cut in the spring branch on Monday, August 1st thru Wednesday, August 3rd.

Information

573-548-2585

Water Surface Temp

59º

Water Level (Range)

normal

Water Type

clear

Fish Reported

Rainbow Trout

Prospect

Good
water level is currently at 1.55' and is running clear; 4 lb. test fishing line or lighter is recommended; any color doughbaits, white plastic worms, and orange eggs have been working in the bait zones; Cracklebacks, leeches, midges, and wooly boogers in black or olive green, and white glo balls are good choices in the fly-only zone; gold tinsel jigs and 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; July fishing hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; August fishing hours are from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 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
Kids Fishing Day is August 20th; 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 fishermen are really doing well right now, the water is good for sight fishing and the jig fishermen 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.