Normal regulations remain in effect, such as limits on size and numbers of fish anglers can keep. Some private fishing areas may still require permits, and trespass laws remain in effect on private property. Public fishing areas are available in every county in Missouri and many state-owned fishing areas have special facilities for anglers with disabilities.
For more info on Free Fishing Days, go online to mdc.mo.gov/fishing/places-fish/free-fishing-days. You can also find more info on places to fish, bait dealers, boat ramp locations, our Find MO Fish mobile app, fishing permits, annual fishing prospects, weekly fishing reports, fishing seasons, fishing gear, and more.
Conservation makes Missouri a great place to fish for our state’s more than one million anglers. Fishing in Missouri also generates more than a billion dollars for local communities and the state’s economy, and supports thousands of jobs.