Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Harry S Truman Reservoir

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Benton County, MO

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If you're planning to go fishing at Harry S Truman Reservoir, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Benton County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Harry S Truman Reservoir.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Benton County, Missouri, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Harry S Truman Reservoir.

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Harry S Truman Reservoir Fishing Map

Explore the Harry S Truman Reservoir fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 38°14'46.4"N 93°25'38.3"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Harry S Truman Reservoir, MO

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Harry S Truman Reservoir to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Missouri.

There are countless Harry S Truman Reservoir fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Largemouth bass, White crappie, Black crappie, Blue catfish, Channel catfish, Flathead catfish, White bass and others, as of February 21, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Largemouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

6

Min size

No

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White crappie

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

30

Min size

No

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Black crappie

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

30

Min size

No

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Blue catfish

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Min size

No

Above are just a few of the species found in Harry S Truman Reservoir. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Harry S Truman Reservoir you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 10 species of fish in Harry S Truman Reservoir.

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Fishing Spots Near the Harry S Truman Reservoir

Must visit the following nearest Harry S Truman Reservoir fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

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Jackson County, MO

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4.6

Cooper County, MO

10 hot spots

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Jackson County, MO

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4.9

Jackson County, MO

9 hot spots

4.8

Benton County, MO

3 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Harry S Truman Reservoir

  • The upper portions of Harry S Truman Reservoir hold bigger crappie, but the lower portions have more of it.
  • Fishing 8 feet or shallower can be productive.
  • The reservoir has 15 inches minimum length limit on largemouth and smallmouth bass, and 12 inches minimum length limit on spotted bass.
  • Worms and prepared baits are good for channel catfishing.
  • Live green sunfish and goldfish are good baits for flathead catfishing.
  • When targeting blue catfish, try anchoring up in winter and drifting in summer.
  • The daily creel limit for crappie is 15 fish per day with the minimum length limit of 9 inches.
  • There is 34 inches minimum body length on paddlefish.
  • There is 26 to 34 inches protected slot length limit on blue catfish. The daily creel limit for blue catfish is 10 fish per day. There should be no more than 2 blue catfish larger than 34 inches.

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