Sterling Price Community Lake


Bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass are proven stocking combination that provides both food and sport-fishing. When stocked in this order and properly managed, these species provide great fishing and good eating.

Annual Prospects Report

This 35-acre lake provides excellent bank and boat fishing for crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish and largemouth bass. There is a 12- to 15-inch protected slot length for largemouth bass. In 2023, 42% of bass sampled were larger than 15 inches, and 13% were larger than 18 inches.  Anglers are encouraged to keep bass that are below 12-inches. Many of the panfish are 8-inches or larger, with 44% of white crappie and 71% of black crappie sampled greater than 8 inches, and 39% of redear sunfish were larger than 9 inches in length. There is a gravel boat ramp and a privy on the north side of the lake.

Driving Directions

From Salisbury Mo. Take hwy 24 west 1.7 mi. to county rd. Sterling Ave. Take Sterling Ave. 0.8 mi to lake which is located on the west side of the road.

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Sterling Price Lake in north central Missouri