Porous-Soled Wader Ban

To prevent the spread of didymo, an invasive alga, the use of shoes, boots or waders with porous soles of felt, matted or woven fibrous material is prohibited at all trout parks, trout streams, Lake Taneycomo and buffer areas.

Use of Porous-Soled Waders, Boots or Shoes is Prohibited!

3 CSR 10-12.150 Fishing, Trout Parks

PURPOSE: This amendment prohibits the use of porous-soled waders or footwear incorporating or having attached a porous sole of felted, matted or woven fibrous material when fishing in the trout parks.

(1) On Maramec Spring Park, Bennett Spring State Park, Montauk State Park, and Roaring River State Park—(F) The use of shoes, boots or waders with porous soles incorporating or having felt, matted or woven fibrous materials is prohibited.

AND

3 CSR 10-6.415 Restricted Zones. section (6)

(6) The use of shoes, boots or waders with porous soles incorporating or having felt, matted or woven fibrous materials is prohibited on the following trout waters:

A. Barren Fork Creek in Shannon County

B. Blue Springs Creek in Crawford County

C. Capps Creek in Barry and Newton counties

D. Crane Creek in Stone and Lawrence counties

E. Current River in Dent, Texas, and Shannon counties

F. Dry Fork Creek in Crawford and Phelps counties

G. Eleven Point River in Oregon County

H. Hickory Creek in Newton County

I. Lake Taneycomo in Taney County

J. Little Piney Creek in Phelps County

K. Meramec River in Crawford and Phelps counties

L. Mill Creek in Phelps County

M. North Fork of White River in Ozark County

N. Niangua River in Dallas and Laclede counties

O. Roaring River in Barry County

P. Roubidoux Creek in Pulaski County

Q. Spring Creek in Phelps County

R. Stone Mill Spring Branch in Pulaski County

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