Missouri Other Fishing
All about fishing for bowfin, chain pickerel, longnose gar, muskie, northern pike, paddlefish, spotted gar and tiger muskie in Missouri.
Larger lakes across the state, with some of these miscellaneous fish populations, may include 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, Thomas Hill Reservoir and Wappapello Lake. Muskie fishing can be found at Fellows Lake, Hazel Creek Lake, Pomme de Terre Lake and Smithville Reservoir.
Other Available Species
World record: 21 lbs 8 oz
State Record: 19 lbs 0 oz
World record: 9 lbs 6 oz
State Record: 5 lbs 1 oz
World record: 50 lbs 5 oz
State Record: 27 lbs 0 oz
World record: 69 lbs 9 oz
State Record: 41 lbs 2 oz
World record: 55 lbs 1 oz
State Record: 18 lbs 9 oz
World record: 144 lbs
State Record: 140 lbs 9 oz
World record: 9 lbs 12 oz
State Record: 6 lbs 2 oz
World record: 51 lbs 2 oz
State Record: 22 lbs 0 oz
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The state record bowfin was caught in Duck Creek.
The state record chain pickerel was taken out of Clearwater Spillway.
The state record longnose gar was caught from Bull Shoals Lake.
The state record muskie was caught in Lake of the Ozarks.
The state record northern pike was taken out of Stockton Lake.
The state record paddlefish was caught from Table Rock Lake.
The state record spotted gar was caught in Lower St. Francis.
The state record tiger muskie was taken out of Stockton Lake.
For info about local sauger fishing, visit the MO walleye page.
Information on fishing for unique species, by state.