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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.

  • How To Plan a Perfect Montana Fly Fishing Experience
  • There are a lot of places in the United States where you can go fly fishing, but after dropping my fly in the Missouri River a few hundred times last month I'm convinced that Montana is one of the best. It has a unique combination of beautiful vistas ...
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  • 8/17/2017 8:59:00 PM
  • Missouri River Fly Fishing Report August 16th
  • Water temps falling as the month moves towards September and cooler temps all the way around. Still some smoke in the air and we should expect it through the rest of the fire season. Meaning at least until the middle of September. Then, maybe some respite.
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  • 8/16/2017 7:38:00 PM
  • Cooking fish: A guide from the Missouri Department of Conservation
  • Fish flesh is sterile when it comes out of the water but it starts to go bad quickly, unless you take care of it. Preserve the quality of the fish you catch by keeping them alive or by keeping them cold. During cool months, live baskets, stringers or live
  • Marshfield The Mail
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  • 8/15/2017 5:10:00 PM
  • 4 Hot Tips for Fishing the Madison in August
  • I feel that some anglers ignore the tailwater factor on the Madison and do not employ the light tippets and small flies common on other Montana tailwaters, such as the Missouri and the Bighorn. While this isn’t a big deal in June or July, as fishing ...
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  • 8/14/2017 2:22:00 PM
  • A 1914 fishing trip to the Little Niagara River
  • Occasionally I read through some of them, always finding something new. In the June 27 issue of 1914 I came across a fishing article written by Edward Cochran about southern Missouri’s best trout stream, the Little Niagara River near Branson. I wonder ...
  • Joplin Globe
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  • 8/13/2017 12:58:00 AM
  • Heart disease warning: THESE four foods can contain deadly toxic metals
  • High levels of cadmium were linked to higher risk of womb cancer in women, according to a study published this week by the University of Missouri. The metal can be present in high amounts in mushrooms, liver, shellfish and root vegetables. Jane McElroy ...
  • The Daily Express
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  • 8/11/2017 3:27:00 PM
  • No fish tale: High water lures paddlefish into Bighorn River
  • During the past week anglers and fishing guides on the Bighorn River have reported seeing paddlefish — the monstrous, prehistoric native fish normally relegated to the Missouri and lower Yellowstone rivers. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks fisheries ...
  • Independent Record
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  • 8/11/2017 1:16:00 AM
  • Wright City 'fish kill' may reveal statewide problem
  • It is the biggest fish kill in 20 years to hit Charrette Creek. Some described it as "horrible." Hundreds of fish in a Missouri stream suffocating and dying. The reason? Someone had released excess sewage into Charrette Creek, just outside of Wright City.
  • KSDK
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  • 8/9/2017 4:01:00 PM
  • Big Bass Splash founder to join Bass Fishing Hall
  • Big Bass Splash fishing tournament founder Bob Sealy will be one of five inductees into the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame's new permanent home in Missouri in November. Since 2003, 62 honorees have been inducted into the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame. Sealy ...
  • Beaumont Enterprise
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  • 8/8/2017 5:17:00 PM
  • Keep America Fishing Sponsors National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept. 23
  • To take the pledge for NHF Day Challenge, visit or call 417-225-1162. NHF Day's official home is at the Wonders of Wildlife in Springfield, Missouri. Both entities share the goal of strengthening the image of hunting, shooting and fishing.
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  • 8/4/2017 8:16:00 AM
  • Bad fishing happens. That doesn't necessarily make the outings bad
  • Others, like longer walleye trips with friends, are planned well in advance. Still others, like fishing the tailwaters of Missouri River near Craig, Mont., are open-ended affairs. If, for example, a certain morning mayfly hatch is coming off like ...
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  • 8/4/2017 2:55:00 AM
  • Otter Bites Tuber on Missouri River near Townsend
  • HELENA – A tuber floating the Missouri River about a half mile upstream of York’s Islands Fishing Access Site south of Townsend on Saturday evening was bit by an otter. The incident happened in about the same location as a similar incident last year ...
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  • 8/3/2017 10:41:00 PM
  • AFWA Lends Support to National Hunting and Fishing Day
  • To take the pledge for NHF Day Challenge, visit their website or call 417-225-1162. NHF Day's official home is at the Wonders of Wildlife in Springfield, Missouri. Both entities share the goal of strengthening the image of hunting, shooting and fishing.
  • Ammo Land
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  • 8/2/2017 6:44:00 PM
  • Monday Morning July 31 Missouri River Fishing Report
  • Trico’s. Going good. Some mornings they seem to not get out of bed though. So, we hope they are getting after it as you are out on the water. Yesterday was a good day. Floated Craig to Mid Canon and lots of action. Less pressure from anglers allowed ...
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  • 7/31/2017 1:13:00 PM
  • MDC invites women to learn to canoe, fish a stream
  • The Missouri Department of Conservation’s “Discover Nature; Women’s Canoeing and Stream Fishing” program is scheduled for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1. Get full online access to without a print subscription. Print subscribers can ...
  • Bolivvar Mo News
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  • 7/29/2017 11:20:00 PM
  • Kids' Fishing Day set for Aug. 12
  • This event will be held 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 12 at Montauk State Park. The event is being sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR). At Kids’ Fishing Day, children age 15 and under ..
  • Daily Journal
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  • 7/29/2017 11:06:00 AM
  • Fly Fishing Expo Begins Today in Branson
  • BRANSON, Mo. - The Missouri Trout Fishermen’s Association is hosting its inaugural Fly Fishing Exposition today (Friday) and Saturday, July 28th and 29th, at the Branson-Hollister Lions Club Community Center in Branson. The event will run from 9 a.m. to ..
  • Ozarks First.
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  • 7/28/2017 6:49:00 PM
  • Local luxury resort dumps raw sewage, kills 700 fish
  • ST. LOUIS - MO. - When 700 fish suffocated to death on the July 4, it turned out to be the biggest fish kill in 20 years along Charrette Creek, near Wright City, Missouri. “Fish were dead, floating,” said Rick Maloney, who lives near Charrette Creek.
  • KSDK
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  • 7/27/2017 2:47:00 PM
  • 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

Missouri Guides/Outfitters

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Missouri Fishing Clubs

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