Jefferson Lake (St. Louis)

Fisherman in a wheelchair at an accessible fishing dock at St Louis (Jefferson Lake)
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Total Acres
9.0
Area Hours
  • Sunday, 04:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 04:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Directions
Located in Forest Park off Highway 40/61; at Kingshighway exit, go north, then west (left) on Hospital Drive, then north (right) on Clayton Road to lake on right in Forest Park.
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(636) 441-4554
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9221 - 3CSR 10-12 - 101 Title; Authority

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3CSR 10-12
Rule Number
101 Title; Authority
Rules
Chapter 12 of the Wildlife Code applies to this area. This area is not owned by the Missouri Department of Conservation. The information provided reflects regulations for activities regulated under a cooperative agreement between the Missouri Department of Conservation and the owner of the area. For more information on any activity not listed below, contact the area owner at the phone number listed in the area details section.

9221 - 3CSR 10-12 - 110 Use of Boats and Motors

Chapter
3CSR 10-12
Rule Number
110 Use of Boats and Motors
Rules
Boats are prohibited on this area.

9221 - 3CSR 10-12 - 130 Fishing, General Provisions and Seasons

Chapter
3CSR 10-12
Rule Number
130 Fishing, General Provisions and Seasons
Rules

Fishing is prohibited on some areas managed under a cooperative agreement with the Department, but allowed on others. Special regulations may apply to fishing. To determine the fishing regulations for this area, consult the Missouri Code of State Regulations in Chapter 12 of theĀ Wildlife Code.

9221 - 3CSR 10-12 - 130 Fishing, General Provisions and Seasons

Chapter
3CSR 10-12
Rule Number
130 Fishing, General Provisions and Seasons
Rules

Fishing is prohibited on some areas managed under a cooperative agreement with the Department, but allowed on others. Special regulations may apply to fishing. To determine the fishing regulations for this area, consult the Missouri Code of State Regulations in Chapter 12 of theĀ Wildlife Code.

Deer - Archery

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Early Portion
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Late Portion
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Deer may not be hunted, pursued, taken, or killed: While in a stream or other body of water; from a boat with a motor attached; with the aid of a motor-driven land conveyance or aircraft; with the aid of dogs, in use or possession; with the aid of artificial light or night vision equipment; within any area enclosed by a fence greater than seven feet in height that could contain or restrict the free range of deer; and with the aid of bait.

During all portions of the firearms deer hunting season, all persons hunting any game, and also adult mentors accompanying them, must wear a cap or hat and a shirt, vest, or coat of the color commonly known as hunter orange, which must be plainly visible from all sides. Camouflage orange garments do not meet this requirement. Exceptions to this rule include the following: Migratory game bird hunters; Archery hunting within municipal boundaries where the discharge of firearms is prohibited; hunting on federal or state land where only archery methods are allowed; hunting only on an archery permit during the Alternative Methods Portion; hunting in a county that is closed during the Antlerless Portion; and hunting small game or furbearers during the Alternative Methods Portion.

Hours

One half hour before sunrise to one half hour after sunset.

Limits

Deer may be taken in accordance with permits held. Hunters may take only two antlered deer during the firearms and archery deer hunting seasons combined. The following restrictions also apply:

Only one antlered deer may be taken prior to the November portion of the firearms deer hunting season. Except, youth hunters who harvest an antlered deer on an archery permit prior to the November portion, may harvest their second antlered deer during the Early Youth Portion of the firearms deer hunting season.

Limits apply to the number of antlerless deer hunting permits a hunter may fill in each county. Exceptions to this limit may apply to qualifying resident landowners and lessees. Consult the current Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information Pamphlet.

Antler point restrictions apply in some counties. In these counties, only antlered deer with at least one antler having at least four antler points may be taken (The antler point restriction does not apply to youth hunters hunting on a firearms permit during the youth portions of the firearms season). Consult the current Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information Pamphlet.

Methods

The following archery methods are allowed: longbows, recurve bows, compound bows, crossbows, and atlatl.

The following methods are prohibited in use or possession while deer hunting: Firearms (except any person may carry concealable firearms, as defined in Chapter 571, RSMo, on or about his/her person while archery hunting, and firearms possessed under this exception may not be used to take wildlife while archery hunting); arrows, bolts, and darts containing any drug, poison, chemical, or explosive; and electronic calls or electronically activated calls.

Deer - Firearms

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Alternative Methods
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Antlerless (In Open Counties)
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November Portion
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Youth - Early Portion
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Youth - Late Portion
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Deer may not be hunted, pursued, taken, or killed: While in a stream or other body of water; from a boat with a motor attached; with the aid of a motor-driven land conveyance or aircraft; with the aid of dogs, in use or possession; with the aid of artificial light or night vision equipment; within any area enclosed by a fence greater than seven feet in height that could contain or restrict the free range of deer; and with the aid of bait.

During all portions of the firearms deer hunting season, all persons hunting any game, and also adult mentors accompanying them, must wear a cap or hat and a shirt, vest, or coat of the color commonly known as hunter orange, which must be plainly visible from all sides. Camouflage orange garments do not meet this requirement. Exceptions to this rule include the following: Migratory game bird hunters; Archery hunting within municipal boundaries where the discharge of firearms is prohibited; hunting on federal or state land where only archery methods are allowed; hunting only on an archery permit during the Alternative Methods Portion; hunting in a county that is closed during the Antlerless Portion; and hunting small game or furbearers during the Alternative Methods Portion.

Archery hunting permits are not valid during the November Portion of the Firearms Deer Hunting Season. Hunters using archery methods during this portion must possess a valid firearms deer hunting permit.

Hours

One half hour before sunrise to one half hour after sunset.

Limits

Deer may be taken in accordance with permits held. Hunters may take only two antlered deer during the firearms and archery deer hunting seasons combined. The following restrictions also apply:

Only one antlered deer may be taken during all portions of the firearms deer hunting seasons (This includes landowners in possession of both landowner any-deer hunting permits and regular any-deer hunting permits).

Only one antlered deer may be taken prior to the November portion of the firearms deer hunting season. Except, youth hunters who harvest an antlered deer on an archery permit prior to the November portion, may harvest their second antlered deer during the Early Youth Portion of the firearms deer hunting season.

Limits apply to the number of antlerless deer hunting permits a hunter may fill in each county. Exceptions to this limit may apply to qualifying resident landowners and lessees. Consult the current Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information Pamphlet.

Antler point restrictions apply in some counties. In these counties, only antlered deer with at least one antler having at least four antler points may be taken (The antler point restriction does not apply to youth hunters hunting on a firearms permit during the youth portions of the firearms season). Consult the current Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information Pamphlet.

Methods

During the Early and Late Youth Portions, the November Portion, and the Antlerless Portion of the firearms deer hunting season, the following methods may be used: longbows; recurve bows; compound bows; crossbow; atlatl; shotguns; handguns or rifles firing expanding-type centerfire ammunition; and air-powered guns, .40 caliber or larger, charged only from an external high compression power source (external hand pump, air tank, or air compressor); and muzzleloading or cap and-ball firearms, .40 caliber or larger, not capable of being loaded from the breech.

During the Alternative Methods portion of the Firearms Deer Hunting Season, the following methods may be used: longbows; recurve bows; compound bows; crossbows; atlatl; muzzleloading or capand-ball firearms, .40 caliber or larger, not capable of being loaded from the breech; handguns firing expanding-type centerfire ammunition; and air-powered guns, .40 caliber or larger, charged only from an external high compression power source (external hand pump, air tank, or air compressor).

The following methods are prohibited in use or possession while deer hunting: Self-loading firearms with capacity of more than eleven cartridges in magazine and chamber combined with (exceptions exist for Law Enforcement Officers and CCW permit holders); ammunition propelling more than one projectile at a single discharge, such as buckshot; full hard metal case projectiles; fully automatic firearms; electronic calls or electronically activated calls.

  • Fishing

    • Trout
    • White Bass
    • Sunfish
    • Catfish
    • Crappie
    • Black Bass
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