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Bennett Spring State Park is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday through Monday.
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 10, 2017 - February 12, 2018
Trout fishing is allowed from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fridays through Mondays.
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.
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.
Knowing regulations and permits definitions helps you abide by the Wildlife Code of Missouri.
We protect and manage the fish, forest, and wildlife of the state. We facilitate and provide opportunity for all citizens to use, enjoy, and learn about these resources.