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 […]

Meramec River, Missouri

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The Meramec River, one of the longest free flowing rivers in Missouri, is about 200-miles long. It starts in the agricultural county of Dent, Missouri, and ends up joining the Mississippi River near St. Louis, Missouri. The Meramec River is fed by Meramec Spring and several smaller springs and can be floated year round. The […]

Whitewater River, Missouri

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The Whitewater River is close to Cape Girardeau, right around the Missouri-Illinois border area. The Whitewater River is a good place for canoe and kayak lovers. The best time to visit is around the fall or spring when there is less rain.

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 Wappapello, Missouri

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A great spot to visit Lake Wappapello is at the Lake Wappapello State Park. This picturesque lake is a beautiful lake on the St. Francis River. This 8,400 acre lake is a great fishing lake with lots of secluded coves. You can also go swimming, biking, camping, hiking, backpacking, picnicking, and horseback riding. Canoeing the […]

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. […]

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 […]