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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.

  • Canoeing, stream fishing program offered to women
  • Women who want to learn more about canoeing and how to fish an Ozarks stream should sign up for the Missouri Department of Conservation's "Discover Nature: Women's Canoeing and Stream Fishing" program set for Aug. 1. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m
  • NWA Online
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  • 7/25/2017 8:28:00 AM
  • Why we should celebrate unlovely fish
  • snagging paddlefish in Missouri. (Spitzer has a decidedly liberal geographic definition of the West.) “Give me your wretched, your maligned, your demonized — this has always been my motto,” he writes. We'll refund for all unserved issues if you ever ...
  • High County News
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  • 7/24/2017 3:20:00 PM
  • July 24th Missouri River Fly Fishing Report
  • (BOZEMAN, Mont.)—High water temperatures and low stream flows have prompted Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to implement “hoot owl” restrictions on several rivers in Southwest Montana starting Wednesday. The following sections of rivers will be ...
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  • 7/24/2017 12:08:00 PM
  • South Dakota fish hatchery sees changes amid zebra mussels
  • YANKTON — A fish hatchery in South Dakota has seen big changes after the discovery of invasive zebra mussels in the Missouri River in recent years. The Gavins Point Fish Hatchery focuses on sturgeon recovery, Missouri River paddlefish restoration and ...
  • Capital Journal
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  • 7/24/2017 2:52:00 AM
  • Firefighters fight fish
  • Johnson County firefighters will bait hooks and remove fish caught in the lake. The Missouri Department of Conservation will suspend fishing license requirements for the event. The first 100 participants will receive T-shirts. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post
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  • 7/23/2017 6:22:00 PM
  • South Dakota fish hatchery sees changes amid zebra mussels
  • YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — A fish hatchery in South Dakota has seen big changes after the discovery of invasive zebra mussels in the Missouri River in recent years. The Gavins Point Fish Hatchery focuses on sturgeon recovery, Missouri River paddlefish ...
  • Aberdeen News
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  • 7/23/2017 3:49:00 AM
  • A Pier Community
  • That’s what chocolate shakes and french fries are for, right? As for me, I got to strike up a conversation with my pier neighbor and learn he was in town from Missouri for a wedding and was hoping to catch a fish from the Pacific Ocean. And then it hit me.
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  • 7/20/2017 12:48:00 AM
  • Time to Book Your Fall Fly Fishing Trip to the Missouri River Montana
  • It is coming up quickly. The fall months of September, October and November will be here shortly. Just getting into summer? Me too, but…but it will soon be over. And these wonderful long days will be a thing of the past. Seasons change and so do the bugs .
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  • 7/19/2017 12:06:00 PM
  • Late July Missouri River Fly Fishing Forecast
  • The best July we have had as far as dry fly fishing in some time. Honest. I have not den here as long as some, but longer than many and that is Squeeky’s personal opinion. John agrees as well. We were talking on the porch a couple days ago about how we ...
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  • 7/18/2017 4:08:00 PM
  • Backwoods Bow Fishing in Missouri Sure Looks Like Fun!
  • These guys took advantage of a massive flood in Missouri to do some backwoods bow fishing for carp that left the Meramec River and were swimming through the forest. One of the overlooked results of the recent flooding in Missouri is the fact that lots of .
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  • 7/10/2017 5:34:00 PM
  • Missouri fish sheds light on improved water quality
  • PERRYVILLE, Mo. — A rare cave-dwelling fish is shedding new light on how farmers are improving water quality through cover crops and nutrient management. University of Missouri Extension and the Missouri Department of Conservation say new nests of grotto .
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  • 7/9/2017 9:06:00 PM
  • Missouri River July Fly Fishing Forecast
  • July 6th and all is well. We have made it through the busiest month of the year, June,a nd have emerged on the other side with the hop of continued summer hatches and sunshine. And sunshine we will have this week ahead. Looks like very hot daytime ...
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  • 7/7/2017 11:48:00 AM
  • Missouri man accused of hitting mom with fishing pole
  • A southern Missouri man is accused of repeatedly striking his mother with a fishing pole during a dispute and shooting at her as she fled on foot. The West Plains Daily Quill ( ) reports Howell County prosecutors charged 19-year-old ..
  • The Kansas City Star
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  • 7/6/2017 2:46:00 AM
  • Category: Fishing Report
  • Mid Week Missouri River Fishing Report June 28th We'll give you the bulleted list today on the Headhunters Fly Shop updated fly fishing report for June 28th. Lots of folks around and sunny skies have all smiling. If you have...
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  • 7/4/2017 9:17:00 AM
  • See an Underground Mammal Found Inside a Fish
  • When a Missouri fisherman hauled in a fish from his pond recently, he knew he had made a big catch, but he didn't know just how big. As he was reeling in the largemouth bass from his parents' eight-acre pond, Monroe MacKinney was shocked by what he saw.
  • National Geographic
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  • 6/29/2017 11:23:00 AM
  • Mid Week Missouri River Fishing Report June 28th
  • We’ll give you the bulleted list today on the Headhunters Fly Shop updated fly fishing report for June 28th. Lots of folks around and sunny skies have all smiling. If you have not made your reservation and think you want to come on out and enjoy?
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  • The Wiglaf Journal
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  • 6/27/2017 1:07:00 PM
  • June 26th Missouri River Fishing Report
  • Coming at you live from the banks of the Missouri River this wonderful sunny Monday morning in late June from Dry Fly HQ @ Headhunters Fly Shop in downtown Craig Montana. All things are good here on the Mighty Mo. Water levels are falling still and we ...
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  • 6/26/2017 12:22:00 PM
  • (Lake Ozark) The Missouri Conservation Department is investigating fish kills at the Lake of the Ozarks. Spokesman Robert Hemmelgarn says the corps of engineers released a heavy force of water through spill gates at Truman Dam starting last month ...
  • My MO Info
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  • 6/24/2017 4:53:00 PM
  • What makes a great fly fishing guide?
  • On most rivers, guided fishing accounts for less than 30 percent of angling use. On the Missouri River, one of the state’s busiest, the 30 percent mark is eclipsed only slightly during peak season. Despite the low percentage of overall use, it seems like .
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  • 6/23/2017 12:06:00 PM
  • Proof of Concept, fly fishing on the Missouri
  • Every year tens of thousands of fly fishermen flock to the Missouri River. All of them are hoping to catch trout out of the legendary river’s cold, clear water. Of course that’s in Montana where the river is made up almost entirely of glacier and snow ...
  • Capital Journal
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  • 6/23/2017 6:16:00 AM
  • Yamaha Sponsors National Hunting & Fishing Day
  • NHF Day's official home is at the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield, Missouri. Both entities share the goal of strengthening the image of hunting, shooting and fishing. NHF Day is one of the most effective grassroots campaigns
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  • 6/22/2017 6:27:00 AM
  • Fishing report: Still opportunities to catch the salmonfly hatch
  • Walleye, sauger and smallmouth fishing is slow. — Roberts Bait & Tackle, Great Falls. Missouri River, below Holter — The flow was 11,700 cfs on Monday. There are PMDs. Match it with a DOA Cripple PMD. There are a few caddis out. Nymphing with Hot Bead ...
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 6/22/2017 6:11:00 AM

Missouri Guides/Outfitters

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Missouri Fishing Clubs

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