Fishing At Lake Springfield
AKA: Springfield Reservoir
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, green sunfish, longear sunfish, redear sunfish and rock bass at Lake Springfield in Missouri.
Located on the southern outskirts of Springfield, MO, Lake Springfield is a 318-acre reservoir offering numerous fishing options. The lake contains significant numbers of submerged trees, brush and vegetation, providing fish and baitfish ample cover. Catfish and bass draw the most attention from local anglers, but the lake also has plenty of white crappie, walleye and a myriad of sunfish to garner favor with many visitors. Six public boat ramps facilitate boat launching at convenient locations around the lake. Power boats as well as canoes, kayaks, pontoons, sailboats and all types of fishing boats are allowed on the lake.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Springfield
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Lake Springfield Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Southwood Canoe Access
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, south side, off E Timbercrest Road, this is a portage area for kayaks and canoes, with paved parking.
Click here for a Missouri Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Timbercreek RV Park - 417 881-8001
Stage Stop RV Park - 417 844-6058
Ozark Highlands Mobile Home & RV Park - 417 881-0066
Lake Springfield MO Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake Springfield Park Boathouse & Marina
5324 S Kissick Avenue
Springfield, MO 65804
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Lake Springfield in Missouri.
General Fishing Info
Information about fishing lakes in MO.
Springfield Lake offers great catfish fishing.