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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, white crappie, walleye, bluegill and white bass at Longview Lake in Missouri.

Longview Lake, MO

Conveniently located on the southern outskirts of Kansas City MO, Longview Lake is a close-by spot to wet a line. This 930-acre, freshwater reservoir has healthy populations of catfish, bass, crappie, white bass, bluegill and walleye. Two public boat launch ramps and a marina enhance your boating experience for boats of all kinds.

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Longview Lake is located in the western sector of Missouri and is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts. The lake offers excellent fishing opportunities and is home to a variety of fish species.

Walleye is one of the popular fish species found in Longview Lake. Anglers can target walleye using techniques such as trolling with crankbaits or live bait rigs, jigging with minnows or artificial lures, or casting with swimbaits. The lake's structure, including submerged points, drop-offs, and rocky areas, provides ideal habitat for walleye. Anglers can enjoy the challenge of catching walleye while appreciating the scenic beauty of Longview Lake.

Largemouth bass is another prized catch at Longview Lake. Anglers can find bass in the lake's weed beds, submerged structures, and around fallen trees. Techniques such as casting with topwater lures, working plastic worms or jigs, or using spinnerbaits can be effective in targeting largemouth bass. Anglers can experience the thrill of reeling in these powerful and acrobatic bass.

White crappie is another sought-after panfish species in Longview Lake. Anglers can target crappie using techniques such as vertical jigging, casting with small jigs or minnows, or using crappie nibbles. The lake's submerged brush piles, standing timber, and drop-offs offer excellent hiding spots for crappie. Anglers can enjoy the challenge of finding and catching these tasty panfish.

Bluegill and channel catfish are other popular fish species in Longview Lake. Anglers can target bluegill using techniques such as bobber fishing with live bait, casting small jigs or spinners, or using fly fishing techniques. Channel catfish can be caught using techniques such as bottom fishing with cut bait or live bait, using stink baits, or drift fishing with prepared baits. These fish provide a great opportunity for anglers to have a successful and enjoyable fishing experience.

Longview Lake in Missouri is a fantastic destination for anglers seeking walleye, largemouth bass, bluegill, channel and blue catfish, white crappie, and other fish species. With its diverse fishery, recreational amenities, and picturesque surroundings, Longview Lake offers an enjoyable fishing experience for anglers of all ages and skill levels.

Ski boats, fishing boats, pontoons, kayaks and canoes are all welcome here. Boats rentals are also available when weather permits. Anglers looking for a spot to fish from the bank will find numerous places around the lake for shoreline fishing. For anglers with disabilities, there are accessible fishing docks.

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Primary fish species residing in Longview Lake

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

Longview Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY

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In addition to fishing, Longview Lake offers boating and camping facilities, allowing anglers to extend their outdoor adventures. Anglers can explore the lake's waters by motorized boats, kayaks, or canoes, and access different fishing spots.

Fishing Boat Rentals

Longview Lake Marina
Rentals: Fishing boats, jon boats, canoes, kayaks and pontoon boats
816 966-0131

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Longview Lake Marina Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, off Longview Road, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Mouse Creek Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off SE Raytown Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.


Longview Lake Marina
9898 Longview Rd
Kansas City, MO 64134
816 966-0131

Click here for a Missouri Fishing License.

Camping facilities near the lake provide opportunities for overnight stays, allowing anglers to fully immerse themselves in the natural beauty of Longview Lake.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Longview Campground - 816 503-4800

Longview Lake MO Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Longview Lake
Longview Lake Marina
9898 Longview Road
Kansas City, MO 64134
816 966-0131


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