Trout Parks

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Missouri’s four trout parks feature high-quality trout fishing on cold-water streams in Missouri and they are supported by on-site trout hatcheries. 

Maramec Spring Park, Bennett Spring State Park, Montauk State Park, and Roaring River State Park are open and stocked daily from March 1 through Oct. 31.

Only catch-and-release fishing is available from the second Friday in November through the second Monday in February. Only flies may be used during the catch-and-release season.

Maramec Spring Park is open daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The three state parks are open Friday to Monday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All anglers need a fishing permit, unless exempt, as well as a daily trout tag.

Permit Prices and Limits

Maramec Spring Park:

Daily trout tag: $5 for adults and $3 for anglers 15 and younger.

Limits: The daily limit is 5 trout (rainbow and brown trout combined). You must stop fishing for any species after having 5 trout in possession.

Bennett Spring, Montauk, and Roaring River:

Daily trout tag: $4 for adults and $3 for those 15 and younger.

Limits: the daily limit is 4 trout (rainbow and brown trout combined). You must stop fishing for any species after having 4 trout in possession.

Roaring River State Park: a daily tag or a trout permit may be used for fishing from the first bridge below the old dam in Zone 3 to the downstream park boundary.

Area regulations, fishing methods, and zones vary. Ask for details when you purchase your tag.