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An angler in a bright red kayak holds aloft a fat, 2-pound smallmouth bass.
Squirrels and smallmouth bass make Missouri a great place to hunt and fish. More

Smallmouth Bass

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Micropterus dolomieu
Also called "brown bass," "brownie" and "bronzeback," this popular gamefish is found predominantly in cool, clear Ozark streams and large reservoirs in the Ozarks. Found sparingly in the upper Mississippi River and its principal prairie tributaries that have clear water and permanent flow. More

Smallmouth Bass

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Smallmouth bass. More

Smallmouth Bass Angler

Smallmouth Bass Angler
Smallmouth bass angler with fish. More

Smallmouth Bass Fishing

Smallmouth Bass
Catch and enjoy more Missouri smallmouth bass and rock bass. Browse this page for info on lures, casting, handling and approach options. More

Smallmouth bass in landing net

Smallmouth bass in landing net
Smallmouth bass in landing net. More

Smallmouth Bass Management

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Missouri manages stream smallmouth-bass populations to provide a variety of fishing opportunities now and for future generations of anglers. More

Smallmouth Bass Season

An angler in a bright red kayak holds aloft a fat, 2-pound smallmouth bass.
Ozark streams offer excellent fishing for smallmouth bass. The seasons for smallmouths and squiirrels opens on the fourth Saturday in May. More

Special Bass Management Areas

Browse maps of the ten Ozark streams that have special Missouri smallmouth-bass regulations apart from the statewide bass regulations. More