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An angler in a bright red kayak holds aloft a fat, 2-pound smallmouth bass.

Bushytails and bronzebacks are legal May 25

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Squirrels and smallmouth bass make Missouri a great place to hunt and fish.

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Smallmouth Bass

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.

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Smallmouth Bass

Smallmouth bass.

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Smallmouth Bass

For smallmouth bass, the proposed changes would maintain the current statewide length limit of 12-inches with a daily limit of six fish, but change all Special Management Areas to a 15-inch minimum length limit with a daily limit of one smallmouth bass.

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Smallmouth Bass Angler

Smallmouth Bass Angler

Smallmouth bass angler with fish.

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Smallmouth Bass

Smallmouth Bass Fishing

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

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Smallmouth bass in landing net

Smallmouth bass in landing net

Smallmouth bass in landing net.

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Smallmouth Bass Management

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

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An angler in a bright red kayak holds aloft a fat, 2-pound smallmouth bass.

Smallmouth Bass Season

Ozark streams offer excellent fishing for smallmouth bass. The seasons for smallmouths and squiirrels opens on the fourth Saturday in May.

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