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Unless exempt, you need fishing permit as well as a daily trout tag. The daily trout tag is $3 for adults and $2 for youth 15 and younger. Trout tags and permits can be purchased at the park.
November 13, 2015 - February 8, 2016
Trout fishing is allowed from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Catch-and-release fishing only
Allowed lures: flies only
March 1 - October 31
Daily limit: 4 of all species combined. You must stop fishing after have 4 trout in your possession.
Fishing zones, allowed methods, and regulations vary. Ask for additional information when you purchase your tag or read more.
Several of the onsite fish hatcheries offer visitor centers and displays and tours.
This is NOT a legal document. Regulations are subject to revision during the current year.Refer to the Wildlife Code.
We welcome your comments on all our regulations. Learn more.
Knowing regulations and permits definitions helps you abide by the Wildlife Code of Missouri.Learn more.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature.