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Best Missouri Fishing Lakes

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Top places to fish for bass, catfish, crappie and more in MO.

Bull Shoals Lake, Lake Jacomo, Lake of the Ozarks, Lake Taneycomo, Mark Twain Lake, Pomme De Terre Lake, Smithville Reservoir, Stockton Lake, Table Rock Lake and Truman Reservoir are the most popular places for fishing in Missouri, offering anglers the chance to pursue a variety of fish species.

  • Big Lake, MO
  • Blue Springs Lake, MO
  • Bull Shoals Lake
  • Clearwater Lake, MO
  • Council Bluff Lake, MO
  • Fellows Lake, MO
  • Forest Lake, MO
  • Lake Jacomo
  • Lake of the Ozarks
  • Lake Springfield, MO
  • Lake Taneycomo, MO
  • Lake Wappapello, MO
  • Longview Lake, MO
  • Mark Twain Lake, MO
  • McDaniel Lake, MO
  • Montrose Lake, MO
  • Pomme De Terre Lake
  • Smithville Reservoir
  • Stockton Lake
  • Table Rock Lake
  • Thomas Hill Reservoir, MO
  • Truman Reservoir
Best Bass Lakes

Bull Shoals Lake, Harry S. Truman Reservoir, Lake of The Ozarks, Mark Twain Lake, Pomme de Terre Lake, Smithville Reservoir, Stockton Lake, Table Rock Lake, Fellows Lake, Forest Lake, Lake Jacomo, Montrose Lake are considered the best options for largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass. More...

Popular Catfish Lakes

Bean Lake, Big Lake, Bull Shoals Lake, Council Bluff Lake, Forest Lake, Lake Jacomo, Lake of The Ozarks, Lake Taneycomo, Mark Twain Lake, McDaniel Lake, Montrose Lake, Smithville Reservoir, Stockton Lake, Table Rock Lake, Thomas Hill Reservoir are favorite options for channel, blue and flathead catfish. More...

Top Crappie Lakes

Harry S. Truman Reservoir, Lake Jacomo, Lake of The Ozarks, Longview Lake, Pomme de Terre Lake, Smithville Reservoir, Table Rock Lake, Thomas Hill Reservoir and Wappapello Lake are the most popular lakes for black and white crappie. More...

Favorite Sunfish-Panfish Lakes

Atkinson Lake, Bull Shoals Lake, Clearwater Lake, Council Bluff Lake, Lake Jacomo, Lake of The Ozarks, Lake Springfield, Lake Taneycomo, Longview Lake, Mark Twain Lake, Pomme de Terre Lake, Smithville Reservoir, Table Rock Lake and Wappapello Lake are popular lakes to fish for bluegill, bream, perch and other sunfish. More...

Best Walleye Lakes

Bull Shoals Lake, Forest Lake, Lake of The Ozarks, Longview Lake, Mark Twain Lake, Pomme de Terre Lake, Smithville Reservoir, Stockton Lake and Table Rock Lake are considered some of the top lakes for walleye fishing. More...

Popular Trout Lakes

Bull Shoals Lake and Lake Taneycomo are the favorite options for rainbow and brown trout. More...

Top Striper Lakes

Blue Springs Lake, Bull Shoals Lake, Harry S. Truman Reservoir, Lake of The Ozarks, Table Rock Lake and Thomas Hill Reservoir are the best options for striped bass and hybrid striped bass. More...

Visit the Missouri fishing page for links to information covering a wide variety of fish species and local fishing choices in the state. Visit the Missouri map to identify your best route to these top fishing locations. Look to our sister site for additional information about boating in MO at many of the most popular lakes in the state.

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Favorite fishing lakes in Missouri.

Most popular fishing lakes in MO.