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Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, white crappie and white bass at Atkinson Lake in Missouri.

As part of the Schell-Osage Conservation Area, Atkinson Lake is a 450-acre lake in the west-central part of the state at Schell City, MO. The dominant species in the lake is channel catfish. Other catfish, bass, crappie and sunfish also reside here. Kayaks, canoes and small fishing boats are plenty for this relatively small body of water. There are several places around the lake affording access to shoreline fishing. The lake has a considerable number of trees, brush and stumps as cover for the fish populations.

Primary fish species residing in Atkinson Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish White crappie White Bass

Atkinson Lake Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: GRAVEL
Campgrounds: NO
RV Hookups: NO
Lodging: NO
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NO
Restaurant: NEARBY

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No Campgrounds Or RV Parks Nearby

Atkinson Lake MO Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Atkinson Lake
Schell Osage Conservation Area
4662 2950 Rd
Schell City, MO 64783
417 432-3414

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