Little Dixie Lake, Missouri

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Little Dixie Lake is located at the Little Dixie Lake Conservation Area, which is mainly forest and grassland. The Conservation Department’s efforts to maintain the area makes it ideal for spotting wildlife and encouraging nature photography. In addition to the 205 acre Little Dixie Lake, there are also ponds constructed for wildlife. The 22 ponds […]

Little Compton Lake, Missouri

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Little Compton Lake located inside the Little Compton Lake Conservation Area provides an excellent spot for fishing. Fish species include largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, crappie, carp, and buffalo. There is also hunting in the 120 acre forest along the Gran River. The area contains a good number of deer, turkey and, waterfowl. Bird watching […]

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 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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Cooley Lake, Missouri

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Cooley Lake in Clay County is located inside the 1,348 acre Cooley Lake Conservation Area, which is managed by the Missouri Department of Conservation. This little oxbow lake was once part of the main channel of the Missouri River. The area also consists of wetlands, croplands, and forested bluff making it ideal for fishing, hunting, […]

Che-Ru Lake, Missouri

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Che-Ru Lake is one of the three bodies of water located within the Fountain Grove Conservation Area in Meadville. The whole conservation area is 7,154 acres. Bird watching, camping, canoeing, fishing, hiking and hunting are the activities you can enjoy here. Che-Ru Lake has a variety of fish, like flathead catfish, carp, buffalo, white bass, […]