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Black bass - Daily and possession limit is 12 fish and may include no more than 6 largemouth bass and smallmouth bass, combined total of both species.
Spotted bass - no minimum length limit
In Crawford and Phelps counties:
The use of porous-soled waders is prohibited.
While on any waters with length limits, all trout you possess must be kept with head, tail, and skin intact.
From Highway 8 bridge to Scott's Ford and in Dry Fork Creek from the elevated cable crossing to its confluence with the Meramec River - 8.2 miles
They provide catch-and-release fishing and a chance to harvest quality-size trout.
Length Limit: At least 15"Daily Limit: 2Authorized Lures: Artificial lures and flies
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