Best Fishing in Missouri

This list represents the most popular fishing in Missouri. Use this list to plan your next Missouri fishing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Table Rock Lake


Short Take: 43,000 acres; deep, generally clear water with rocky points, bluffs, coves, channels, some flooded timber, numerous tributaries, no vegetation. Among bass fishermen, the words “deep, clear…
From the guidebook "America's Best Bass Fishing"
Kimberling City, MO - Fishing
Published by Falcon Guides

#2. Lake of the Ozarks


Short Take: 58,500 acres; winding river arms with coves, rocky bluffs, boat docks, deep, generally clear water, springs, no vegetation or standing timber. If there truly is a lake that could be termed…
From the guidebook "America's Best Bass Fishing"
Osage Beach, MO - Fishing
Published by Falcon Guides

#3. Truman Reservoir


Short Take: 55,600 acres; flooded timber, brushy flats, clear and dingy water areas, major river tributaries. Anglers who fished Truman Reservoir in the mid to late 1980s generally described the lake…
From the guidebook "America's Best Bass Fishing"
Clinton, MO - Fishing
Published by Falcon Guides