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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Clearwater Lake, Missouri

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Clearwater Lake is located about six miles from Piedmont, Missouri. This lake lies along the Black River and is utilized for recreation and flood control of the White and Lower Mississippi River. This scenic lake is also called the “Gem of the Ozarks”. It is a great place to take the family with numerous activities […]

Blind Pony Lake, Missouri

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Blind Pony Lake serves as the water supply for the Missouri Department of Conservation’s Blind Pony Hatchery. Fishing and hunting are the main activities here with a good population of bass, sunfish, and catfish. Deer, waterfowl, and dove hunting also available in the Blind Pony Lake Conservation Area. Many of the bass can be as […]

Bean Lake, Missouri

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Bean Lake (Short Creek Lake) in Marshall, Missouri is in a section of the Little Bean Marsh Conservation Area. The 400 acre oxbow is home to migrating waterfowl and shorebirds during spring and fall. Amazingly, more than 130 species of birds have been seen here though the number of birds depends on the water level. […]