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Fishing Missouri

EZFishing brings you Missouri's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 7634 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.


Missouri Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Missouri.

Missouri Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Missouri?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.

Missouri Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.

Links to Missouri Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Missouri's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Missouri Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Missouri.

  • This week’s fishing report
  • Live shad, shiners and Missouri minnows will be best bets for bait. All fishing report information courtesy of Capt. Weston Russell at Reel Intense Fishing Charters, Capt. Bruce Cyr and Capt. Mark King.
  • The Palm Beach Post
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  • 1/17/2018 9:06:00 PM
  • Video: Fly Fishing the Missouri River in Montana
  • missouri river | MONTANA from Mark Lisk on Vimeo. The Missouri River is an iconic destination in the West, and a video from Mark Lisk captures some of the magic From the video maker: “Fly fishing the upper Missouri River in Montana. Two days of fishing ...
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  • 1/17/2018 9:42:00 AM
  • New G Loomis IMX Pro Fly Rods
  • 9′ 6 Weight – If you fish big rivers like the North Platte, Bighorn, or Missouri, the 9′ 6 weight is the all around tool of choice. Big hoppers like a Chubby Chernobyl with a dropper? No problem. 3/4″ Thingamabobber, 2 nymphs, and a couple split shot?
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  • 1/16/2018 10:42:00 PM
  • Different fish react in different ways when water gets cold
  • Large pike seek out colder water and are less tolerant of warm water. If you fish the Missouri River reservoirs you are likely familiar with burbot (a.k.a. eel pout or ling). They are a supreme cold-water fish in that their metabolism is at its peak in ...
  • Watertown Public Opinion
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  • 1/11/2018 3:20:00 PM
  • Tuesday January 9th Missouri River Fishing Report
  • Warm and windy here for the last several days with winter coming to greet us yet again this evening. More snow in the forecast. We love it. Bring more. More snow on the ground, more water. A nice break this last week when we could actually get outside and
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  • 1/10/2018 2:35:00 AM
  • Missouri: Fish St. Louis Urban Fishing Program Nears 50-Year Mark
  • ST. LOUIS, Mo. — In 2019, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will celebrate the 50th year of the St. Louis Urban Fishing Program (UFP). The program has provided close-to-home fishing for St. Louis City and County anglers for five decades.
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  • 1/9/2018 8:50:00 AM
  • Missouri D.C. Fly Tying Clinic at Long Branch Lake Feb. 10
  • Register to attend a FREE Discover Nature – Fishing workshop on the basics of fly tying at Long Branch Lake on Feb. 10.. Register to attend this FREE Discover Nature Fishing workshop and learn to tie your own flies. MACON, Mo. – The Missouri Department ...
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  • 1/8/2018 9:38:00 AM
  • Driftwood Outdoors: Ice fishing heats up in chilly temperatures
  • As we begin the new year, sub-zero temperatures have blanketed much of Missouri. This artic blast has been cold enough to keep most people indoors, but those brave souls with the desire to catch some winter fish have an opportunity to pull some slabs ...
  • News Tribune
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  • 1/7/2018 5:36:00 AM
  • This week’s fishing report
  • Anglers fishing Lake Osbourne and the adjoining canals recently have caught peacock bass on top water Chug Bugs in frog colors during the day and sunshine bass, clown knifefish and black crappie using live shad and Missouri minnows at night. They’ve also .
  • MyPalmBeachPost
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  • 1/3/2018 10:16:00 PM
  • Missouri Fly Tying Clinic in Kirksville Jan. 20
  • Register to attend a FREE Discover Nature Fishing workshop on intermediate fly tying in Kirksville.. KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a free workshop on intermediate-level fly tying, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Jan. 20 ...
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  • 1/3/2018 10:45:00 AM
  • Urban trout programs deliver great fishing close to home
  • Lake 27 is one of five waters on the Busch Conservation Area, along with 12 city and county park waters in the St. Louis metropolitan area, that are managed as winter trout fisheries by the Missouri Department of Conservation. It’s a seasonal offshoot of .
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  • 1/1/2018 2:43:00 PM
  • Russ Kinzler Named Game and Fish Employee of the Year
  • Russ Kinzler, Missouri River System fisheries biologist for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department in Riverdale, received the agency’s Director’s Award for professional excellence during the Department’s annual meeting Dec. 7 in Bismarck.
  • KFGO
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  • 12/22/2017 8:02:00 PM
  • UMass placing sustainable fisheries professor at Hodgkins Cove
  • She holds a master's degree and doctorate in fisheries and wildlife from Michigan State University and a bachelor's degree in biology from Truman State University in Missouri. Kahl is married to Gloucester native Jody Simoes and they have two boys.
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 12/21/2017 3:09:00 PM
  • Huge fish jumps into fishermen's boat on Missouri River
  • Amazing video of two fishermen on the Missouri River minding their own business when all of a sudden a huge fish leaps into their boat, nearly hitting one of the men in the face. The video, shot on September 14, shows Corey Cain and Joe "Mama" Martin ...
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  • 12/21/2017 2:42:00 PM
  • Fish jumps right into fishermen's boat on Missouri River
  • Dec. 20 (UPI) --A couple of fishermen cruising down the Missouri River captured the moment a large fish skipped the hook and jumped right into their boat. A video filmed by one of the fishermen shows them boating down the river when a large Asian carp ...
  • United Press International
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  • 12/21/2017 3:28:00 AM
  • Help fish and anglers by recycling your Christmas trees
  • The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is accepting used natural Christmas trees to create fish habitat in Lake 33 on the August A. Busch Conservation Area in St. Charles, and in north St. Louis County at Spanish Lake Park. So how does recycling a .
  • KSDK
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  • 12/19/2017 4:03:00 PM
  • Cooperative efforts improve Spotted Eagle fishery
  • After phone calls to other regions, FWP staff determined the transmitter was placed in the fish in September 2005 at the Yellowstone–Missouri River confluence in North Dakota. This fish was part of a fish migration study and was also used for the ...
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  • 12/19/2017 2:29:00 PM

Missouri Guides/Outfitters

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Want to learn a new fishing technique or need some help for you next outing? Check out one of the guide/outfitter services listed below.

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Missouri Fishing Clubs

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