Blackwater River, Missouri

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Located in west-central Missouri, the Blackwater River is a tributary of the Lamine River and is about 80 miles long. This river was actually named after an American native word that means “black water”. The Blackwater River is part of the Mississippi watershed and starts in the southwest corner of Lafayette County. It is a […]

Henry Sever Lake, Missouri

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Henry Sever Lake is in a conservation area in Knox Missouri. It offers various activities with facilities that cater to the visitors needs. Henry Sever Lake was built in 1960, and is stocked periodically with channel catfish. It is one of the few lakes in Missouri with muskellunge populations, you will also find bass, crappie […]

Bourbeuse River, Missouri

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Like the Big River, the Bourbeuse River is a tributary of the Meramec River in the beautiful Ozarks of Missouri. This river starts near Phelps county and passes through four other counties (Maries, Gasconade, Crawford, and Franklin Counties), before emptying out into the Meramec River near Moselle. This river is about 154 miles long, and […]

Halls Lake, Missouri

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Halls Lake is a small reservoir, which is 9.7 miles from Saint Joseph, Missouri. You will find some largemouth bass, bluegill, and crappie here. The best times for fishing is early morning, and a fishing license is required from the Missouri Fish and Wildlife Licensing.

Black River, Missouri

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The Black River is a tributary of the White River. It starts from Iron and Reynolds counties and flows down through two other Missouri counties, Wayne and Butler counties, and continues south all the way to Arkansas. It is around 300 miles long, and part of the Mississippi watershed. Popular activities on the Black River […]

Forest Lake, Missouri

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Forest Lake is the main attraction in the Thousand Hills State Park. The area is well kept, and gives you the feeling of being in the wild. The water is cool with woody shores including the savannas. There are several activities to enjoy in the park like fishing and boating, plus swimming in Forest Lake […]

Big River, Missouri

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The Big River located in east-central Missouri is around 145 miles long. It is a tributary of the Meramec River, and starts in western Iron County flowing back into the Meramec River near Eureka. It was named after the Big River Township located in the county of Jefferson. The river flows year round and is […]

Flight Lake, Missouri

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Flight Lake Conservation Area features 54 acres of native prairie as well as wetlands, forest and old fields. Waterfowl hunting is the notable activity here. In fact, the area used to be a local duck club. You will also find some deer, rabbit, squirrel, and turkey. Flight Lake is the only lake in this conservation […]

Bennett Spring, Missouri

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Bennett Spring is the third largest spring in Missouri stretching 1.5 miles long. Often times called Bennett Springs, it is actually just a single spring. Bennett Spring yields about a hundred million gallons of water each day, and is one of state’s best trout fishing spots. At Bennett Spring State Park you will find camping, […]

Big Piney River, Missouri

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Big Piney River is about 110 miles long starting near Cabool in Texas County, and flowing into the Gasconade River in Pulaski County. It is named after the pine tree forests located on its upper course. This river is also called: Piney Fork, Piney Creek, Piney River or Big Piney Creek. This spring fed river […]