Fishing

This page lists places to enjoy family fishing in the St. Louis, Missouri area.
Kids St. Louis: Fishing - Fun 4 STL Kids
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Benton Park Lake

In recent years, Benton Park has been completely remodeled and landscaped with the city's neighborhood rehabilitation funds derived from the sale of c ...

Free: Yes
Area: St. Louis City
S. Jefferson & Arsenal, St. Louis, MO, 63118
Carondelet Park Lakes

Carondelet Park ranks as St. Louis' third largest park. It boasts a beautiful boathouse, a fantastic rec-center and pool, walking paths, tennis courts ...

Free: Yes
Area: St. Louis City
3900 Holly Hills Dr., St. Louis, MO, 63116
Castlewood State Park Fishing

Take advantage of several miles of Meramec River frontage throughout the park to cast your line for channel catfish, flathead catfish, carp, drum, gar ...

Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
1401 Kiefer Creek Road, Ballwin, MO, 63021
Inclusive Playground: Yes
Central Park Fishing

Central Park Lake is open for Catch & Release fishing, all State Fishing Regulations apply. Rules & Regulations: No fishing off paths or bridge ...

Free: Yes
Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
16365 Lydia Hill Drive, Chesterfield, MO, 63017
Fabick Nature Preserve Fishing

There are 2 lakes at the park. Preslar Lake is the most popular and easiest to get to. Public fishing is made possible by the City of Fenton in cooper ...

Free: Yes
Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
597 New Smizer Mill Road, Fenton, MO, 63026
Fairgrounds Park Lake

Fairground Park is a municipal park in St. Louis, Missouri, that opened in 1908.

Free: Yes
Area: St. Louis City
Fairground Park, St. Louis, MO, 63107
Forest Park/ Jefferson Lake

The 1,300-acre park offers something for everyone — amazing destinations and institutions that challenge the mind, a Dual Path system that invites bot ...

Free: Yes
Area: St. Louis City
5595 Grand Dr., St. Louis, MO, 63112
George Winter Park Fishing

George Winter Park offers convenient boat launching ramps, parking, picnic sites and shelters, fishing spots and hiking trails along a wide impoundmen ...

Free: Yes
Type of Trail: Walking
Area: South County (Crestwood/Oakville/Mehlville)
401 Allen Road, St Louis, MO, 63026
Hilltop Park Fishing

This 34.7 acre park is located at Meramec Blvd. and Hilltop Ridge Drive near Forby Road. The park features a pavilion (first come, first serve) with g ...

Free: Yes
Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
17180 Hilltop Ridge Drive, Eureka, MO, 63025
Hyde Park Lake

This park is beautiful. It has a gazebo, fountain, lake, service building (closed) and playgrounds.

Free: Yes
Area: St. Louis City
3801 N 20th St., St. Louis, MO, 63107
Inclusive Playground: Yes
January-Wabash Memorial Park Fishing

Fishing is permitted in January-Wabash Lake. A City of Ferguson license is not required, but fishermen must comply with all state of Missouri fishing ...

Free: Yes
Area: North County (Hazelwood/Florissant/Bridgeton)
501 N. Florissant Road, Ferguson, MO, 63135
Lafayette Park Lake

At 30 acres Lafayette Park is one of the larger parks in the city even though it is still dwarfed by Forest Park which is about 46 times larger. Ru ...

Free: Yes
Area: St. Louis City
2101 Park Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63104
Lone Elk Park Fishing

Lone Elk Park is a wildlife management area, with bison, wild turkey, waterfowl, elk and deer. Check the website for more fishing information. Mo ...

Free: Yes
Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
1 Lone Elk Park Rd., Valley Park, MO, 63088
Meramec River Greenway Fishing

The Meramec River Greenway is located along the Meramec River. You can follow the walking/bike path from Fenton City Park along the river to the High ...

Free: Yes
Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
658 Larkin Williams Rd., Fenton, MO, 63026
Minnie Ha Ha Park Fishing

Scenic overlook of the Meramec River, 2 soccer fields, fishing, restrooms and a playground.

Free: Yes
Type of Trail: Walking
Area: South County (Crestwood/Oakville/Mehlville)
801 Old Gravois Road, Sunset Hills, MO, 63127
Inclusive Playground: Yes
Missouri Department  of Conservation Fishing

MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and ...

Area: St. Louis City, North County (Hazelwood/Florissant/Bridgeton), South County (Crestwood/Oakville/Mehlville), Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur), West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
Multiple Locations
New Ballwin Park  Fishing

A "Community Assistance Agreement" with the Missouri Department of Conservation has allowed the City to provide improved fishing amenities in Vlasis a ...

Free: Yes
Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
329 New Ballwin Road, Ballwin, MO, 63021
North Riverfront Park Lake

This parks has the best relationship with and access to the Mississippi River. This is the spot most popular with fishermen.

Free: Yes
Area: St. Louis City
Riverview Drive, St Louis, MO, 63137
O'Fallon Park Lake

This is a popular fishing spot with fishermen on all sides of the lake. There is a planted island in the middle of the lake, and chess tables and plan ...

Free: Yes
Area: St. Louis City
West Florissant Avenue, St Louis, MO, 63107
Rivers Edge Park Fishing

River’s Edge Park is a beautiful 188-acre passive park with a 38.5-acre lake. The park features a 2+ mile crushed limestone walking trail with breatht ...

Free: Yes
Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
North of Taubman Mall, Chesterfield, MO, 63005
Route 66 State Park Fishing

Enjoy fishing on the Meramec River from sunrise to sunset. The Meramec River is one of the most diversified rivers in North America. More than half of ...

Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
97 North Outer Road, Suite 1, Eureka, MO, 63025
Inclusive Playground: Yes
St Louis County Parks and Recreation Fishing

Fishing locations and maps within the St Louis County Parks.

Area: North County (Hazelwood/Florissant/Bridgeton), South County (Crestwood/Oakville/Mehlville), Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur), West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
Multiple Locations
Watson Trail Park Fishing

Park has a lake for fishing.

Free: Yes
Area: South County (Crestwood/Oakville/Mehlville)
12450 W. Watson Road, Sunset Hills, MO, 63127
Inclusive Playground: Yes
Westside Park Fishing

Westside Lake is a public fishing lake made possible by the City of Fenton in cooperation with the Missouri Conservation Department. All State and Mi ...

Free: Yes
Area: West County (Chesterfield/Ballwin/Fenton)
1220 Woodridge Trail, Fenton, MO, 63026
Wild Acres Park Fishing

Ages 15 & younger require adult supervision (18 yrs. +). Ages 16-64 yrs. old need a permit. Ages 65 & older do not require a permit. No househol ...

Free: Yes
Area: Mid County (Clayton/Kirkwood/Creve Coeur)
10400 Midland Blvd, Overland, MO, 63114
Willmore Park Lakes

There are a lot of things that make this park active including a disc golf course, pet friendly walking path (including bags to curb the dogs), a dog ...

Free: Yes
Area: St. Louis City
7700 Pennsylvania Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63111