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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.

  • Giant Walleye Breaks ND’s 60-Year Fish Record
  • Photo courtesy North Dakota Game and Fish Department A 15-pound walleye caught on the Missouri River is the biggest ever caught in North Dakota. Neal Leier from Bismarck, N.D., was fishing May 18 with his brother and uncle on the Missouri River near ...
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  • 6/8/2018 9:44:00 PM
  • American Routes Shortcuts: Samantha Fish
  • Guitarist Samantha Fish grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, where classic rock radio and a local club lead her to the stage. She studied Delta blues guitar players, as well as Bonnie Raitt and Slash, to develop a modern blues sound. Samantha has proved her .
  • WWNO
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  • 6/8/2018 10:50:00 AM
  • What kind of fish are in the base lakes?
  • WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Keith Donaldson, a natural resources manager assigned to the 509th Civil Engineer Squadron at Whiteman Air Force Base, and members from the Missouri Department of Conservation surveyed the fish population in the Ike Skelton
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  • 6/7/2018 5:53:00 PM
  • Fast & Furious: Summer Heats Up For Missouri Panfish
  • The action can get fast and furious for crappie, bluegills and goggle-eyes at these Missouri panfish hotspots. The first fish most of us probably caught in our lives is some sort of panfish. More than likely it was a bluegill because they are readily ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 6/7/2018 3:32:00 PM
  • Paddlefish Season to Close Friday, June 8 at 9 p.m.
  • Montana’s 2018 paddlefish season will close at 9 p.m. on Friday, June 8 on the Yellowstone River and lower Missouri River downstream of Fort Peck Dam. On Wednesday June 6 at 4:00 pm the estimated harvest of paddlefish was 825. By days end Friday June 8 ...
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  • 6/7/2018 12:39:00 AM
  • MDC invites young anglers to learn about cane pole fishing
  • Young anglers can learn more about this method of fishing from 9-11 a.m. on June 29 at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) “Cane Pole Building and Fishing Clinic For Youth.” This free workshop, which is for kids ages 8-15, will be held at ...
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  • 6/6/2018 7:16:00 AM
  • Montana fishing report: Reservoirs are fishing fine during runoff
  • The water is high. — Ray’s Sport and Western Wear, Harlowton. Missouri River, below Holter — The river was at 19,500 cfs and 57 degrees on Monday. Tailwater Scuds or San Juan Worms are good bets. There are hatches, but fish aren’t feeding on the ...
  • Independent Record
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  • 6/6/2018 1:00:00 AM
  • Get hooked on fishing with MDC's Free Fishing Days Saturday and Sunday
  • “The free fishing days are through the conservation department, and the way that effects (Montauk State Park) is you can come into the park and fish for free; you do not need a Missouri fishing license and you do not need a daily trout tag to fish.
  • The Salem News
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  • 6/5/2018 5:02:00 PM
  • NWA Fishing report
  • Try nightcrawlers for catfish. The Missouri Department of Conservation reports good fishing for black bass with top-water lures at sunrise and sunset. Ned rigs in the peanut butter and jelly color may work for midday bass fishing. Main lake points are good
  • Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
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  • 6/5/2018 7:35:00 AM
  • Annual Kids Fishing Day slated at Kellogg Lake
  • It could happen as many as 1,000 times this weekend at Kellogg Lake in Carthage. The Missouri Department of Conservation will hold its annual Kids Fishing Day from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the lake. Kellogg Lake is closed to the public this week ahead of
  • Joplin Globe
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  • 6/5/2018 1:55:00 AM
  • Youth Fishing Event near Branson, Mo., June 9
  • Event aimed at anglers age 15 and under. BRANSON, Mo. – Young anglers will have opportunities to catch fish and learn about fishing at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Family Fishing Fair June 9 at a specially stocked pond at the ...
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  • 6/4/2018 7:37:00 AM
  • 37th Annual Kids Fishing Fun Day Held in Springfield
  • Each child could catch up to three fish and also had a chance to learn how to clean them. Organizers say fishing is a tradition in Southwest Missouri and the goal is to get the children hooked on it to keep that tradition going. "Fishing can be a great ...
  • KOLR10 & Ozarks Local News
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  • 6/3/2018 3:10:00 AM
  • Event at Wadsworth Pond teaches kids the fun of fishing
  • Volunteers from Walleyes Unlimited, Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Missouri River Flyfishers, Community Emergency Response Team for Cascade County, and the fishing clubs at North and East Middle Schools participated. The next fishing .
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  • 6/2/2018 9:40:00 PM
  • Fishing camps and free fishing weekend coming up
  • These benefits are the reasons the Missouri Department of Conservation is interested in getting people involved in its Discover Nature Fishing Program. This statewide program provides a series of lessons to help kids and families gain skills and confidence
  • Buffalo Reflex
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  • 5/30/2018 8:06:00 PM
  • Conservation Connection: Teaching children how to fish
  • ST. LOUIS - Fishing is a great way for kids to spend time outdoors, enjoy nature and develop an interest that can last a lifetime. The Missouri Department of Conservation is hosting classes to help kids get started.
  • Fox2Now
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  • 5/30/2018 5:19:00 PM
  • Missouri: Grand Opening for Fishing at Cape County Park North Lake June 1
  • Missouri Department of Conservation fisheries biologists will lead fishing programs, provide equipment. CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Grab your fishing license and a pole and go fishing Friday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Cape County Park North. Missouri ...
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  • 5/30/2018 6:31:00 AM
  • Branson Fly Fishing Expo July 27-28
  • The Springfield and Branson Chapters of the Missouri Trout Fishermen's Association will hold their second annual Fly Fishing Exposition this year on July 27th and 28th. It will be a celebration of everything fly fishing and it will be held in one of the ..
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  • 5/30/2018 6:30:00 AM
  • Free Fishing Saturday at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park
  • Participants must bring their own rod and reel, bait and stringer for the fish. The Missouri Department of Conservation will have staff on site to show kids how to properly bait their hooks and use their rod and reels. Jenny Fillmer Edwards, a spokeswoman
  • KSMU
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  • 5/29/2018 9:51:00 PM
  • Whopper walleye breaks North Dakota's longest-standing fish record
  • The state Game and Fish Department says Bismarck angler Neal Leier hauled in a 15-pound, 13-ounce walleye from the Missouri River near Fox Island on Friday. That broke the record by one ounce. The previous record had stood for nearly six decades — a fish .
  • Missoulian
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  • 5/29/2018 5:33:00 PM
  • Department of Conservation hosts free fishing derby
  • The North Missouri Sportsman’s Alliance in partnership with the Missouri Department of Conservation will host their third annual free Kids Fishing Derby in Chillicothe, Missouri. Steve Shoot, chapter president, said the fishing derby is not a competitive .
  • News-Press NOW
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  • 5/27/2018 5:42:00 AM
  • Fishing for bluegill a favorite pastime
  • So pulling them from their beds, which still should be done in moderation relevant to a few fish fries, is acceptable. Brandon Butler is the executive director of the Conservation Federation of Missouri. For more information, visit
  • Perryville News
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  • 5/24/2018 3:19:00 PM
  • Kids' Fishing Event in Jefferson City, MO
  • Fishing helps kids discover nature and conserve it, too. Help the kids in your life get hooked on the thrill of fishing. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites kids up to age 15 (along with their families) to a day of free fishing ...
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  • 5/14/2018 6:20:00 AM

Missouri Guides/Outfitters

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Missouri Fishing Clubs

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