Kansas City Fishing

Kids fishing from the bank

Fishing access in Kansas City is better than ever with 11 urban lakes extending throughout the Kansas City area. Use the interactive map below to plan your next urban fishing trip.

Our lakes feature a variety of fish, but what you catch will depend on the time of year and which lake you decide to visit.

Check out the Prospects Report for more on fishing in Kansas City.

Area regulations apply. Be sure to check MDC guide boards on-site before casting off.

Urban lakes are stocked on a seasonal basis by the Missouri Department of Conservation. For the latest on regional fish stocking call at 816-525-0300.

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Fish Kansas City

Kansas City Fishing Lakes that get regular fish stocking.

Catfish Stocking in Kansas City

Catfish are stocked at 11 Kansas City area lakes beginning in April.

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