Missouri fishing for other favorite fish in the lakes, streams, rivers and impoundments in Missouri
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Missouri Other Fishing

Fishing for other Musky, Tiger Musky, Northern Pike, Chain Pickerel, Sauger, Longnose Gar, Spotted Gar, Bowfin and Paddlefish in Missouri.

Missouri offers unique fishing opportunities. Listed below find information about species of fish found in Missouri which may not be featured in the main section of AA- Fishing.com.

Musky - Muskellunge
Esox masquinongy
World Record: 69.9 lbs
Musky fishing

Tiger Musky - Muskellunge
Esox lucius ~ Esox masquinongy
USA Record: 51.2 lbs.
Tiger Musky

Northern Pike
Esox Lucius
IFGA Record: 55.1 lbs
Northern Pike Fishing

Chain Pickerel
Esox niger
World Record: 9.4 lbs.
A freshwater fish in the pike family easily identified by the "chain-like marking along its sides. It can be found in the northwest, northeast and southeast sections of the USA. Its primary food source is smaller fish and is known to lie in wait to ambush its prey. While it can be eaten it is not considered one of the better sport fishes for table fare. The chain peickere can be caught on fish-imitation lures and live or cut bait. Watch the sharp teeth when handling. Prefers water temperatures from 62 to 70 degrees. Also known as pickerel, eastern pickerel, pike, grass pike, jackfish, jack and others.

Stizostedion canadense
World Record: 17.7 lbs.

Longnose Gar
Lepisosteus osseus
World Record: 25 lbs
Longnose Gar

Spotted Gar
Lepisosteus oculatus
World Record:
Spotted Gar

Amia calva
World Record: 21.5 lbs.

Polyodon spathula
World Record: Over 600 lbs.
If you didn't know what they were, you might think you caught a shark if you were to land a paddlefish. They have a powerful, sleek body and a tall, rear dorsal fin.
Prefers water temperatures from 50 to 70 degrees. Also known as spoonbill, spoonies, spadefish and shovelnose. They are filter-feeders so catching them with conventional tackle is out of the question. Most are taken with bow and arrow, spears or by snag-fishing with large treble hooks.

MO Other Fishing - All About Fishing for Musky, Tiger Musky, Northern Pike, Chain Pickerel, Sauger, Longnose Gar, Spotted Gar, Bowfin, Paddlefish and other fish in Missouri.


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Missouri Lakes

When fishing for these fish in Missouri, you are likely to find them in some of the larger lakes in Missouri including Hillsdale Lake, Smithville Reservoir, Mark Twain Lake, Thomas Hill Reservoir, Bull Shoals Lake, Table Rock Lake, Clearwater Lake, Wappapello Lake, Lake of The Ozarks and Stockton Lake plus smaller lakes as well as in ponds and rivers throughout MO. Look here for a detailed list of Missouri fishing lakes.



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