Castor River, Missouri

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The Castor River starts near Sainte Genevieve County near Silver Lake. It meanders through Bollinger County and ends south of Cape Girardeau in the Mississippi River confluence called Little River. The name Castor means Beaver in French, named after the beavers that used to build dams in this river. The Castor River is also know […]

Lake Paho, Missouri

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Lake Paho is in the Lake Paho Conservation Area which is located in central Mercer County. The area consists of prairie, fields, forest, cropland, and grassland. There is a great population of bass and catfish, and fair numbers of crappie and sunfish. Harvesting bass that are more than 18 inches is restricted to only two […]

Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri

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Lake of the Ozarks was given the name “The Magic Dragon” because of its serpentine appearance. It is a vast reservoir due to the impoundment of other nearby rivers and creeks. If you want to bring your family for an excitement filled day or weekend, then you should go to the Lake Ozarks State Park. […]

Jacks Fork River, Missouri

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The Jacks Fork River starts in Texas County, Missouri, and ends at the confluence near Eminence, Missouri – the “Canoe Capital of the World”. This clear water spring fed stream is a tributary of the Current River. The length is around 46 miles, and it is floatable year round. It is a popular float trip […]

Lake Girardeau, Missouri

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Lake Girardeau is a 162 acre lake, which is located inside the 351 acre Lake Girardeau Conservation Area. The lake was built in 1962 and is now a habitat for a good number of fish including bass, catfish, crappie, and sunfish. The lake has two handicap accessible fishing docks, a boat ramp, and restrooms. It’s […]

Kendzora Lake, Missouri

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Kendzora Lake is within the Anthony and Beatrice Kendzora Conservation Area. This 35 acre lake offers a great habitat for many fish including bass, carp, bullhead, and sunfish. The area consists of cropland that harbors wildlife species, and is seasonally flooded. You will also find waterfowl, and hunting is permitted. The area has limited facilities […]

Current River, Missouri

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The Current River, located in southeast Missouri, flows southeast out of the Ozarks into nothern Arkansas. There it becomes a tributary of the Black River, and the Black River is a tributary of the White River. The Current River is 184 miles long, and starts at Montauk State Park at the confluence of Montauk Spring […]

Pomme de Terre River, Missouri

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Pomme de Terre River, which is a tributary of the Osage River, is 130 miles long starting in the Ozarks in Green County. Beginning canoeists will enjoy the slow yet clear Pomme De Terre River, which you can float above or below Pomme de Terre Lake. This river is a part of the Mississippi River […]

Indian Creek Lake, Missouri

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Indian Creek Lake is located in Poosey Conservation Area near Chillicothe, MO. This lake offers anglers bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass, and white crappie. The area consists of tree covered hill, forests, prairie, and grasslands. Other outdoor fun activities include bicycling, bird watching, camping, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, and hunting.

Hunnewell Lake, Missouri

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Hunnewell Lake is located in the Hunnewell Lake Conservation Area, which is a beautiful area with cropland, forest, and old fields. There is a fish hatchery that raises various species of fish including channel catfish, largemouth bass, sunfish, and walleye. Around 700,000 fish are hatched there annually, which are then stocked in Missouri ponds and […]