Fishing Locations

County Park Map

Upcoming Fishing Events

Late Night Fishing
Every second Saturday of the month, April - October, Suson, Simpson and Spanish Lake Parks stay open until 11 p.m. for late night fishing. Bring your poles, baits and lanterns. Fishing is permitted from the bank only. Call (314) 615-4386 for more information. 

Youth Fishing Lessons
Join a St. Louis County Parks Ranger to learn the basics of fishing. Children will learn how to tie knots, identify a variety of fish species and rig fishing poles for a safe and successful fishing experience. Fishing equipment will be provided. For kids 8 - 15 years old. Cost is $6/person. Meet at Rearing Pond in Suson Park. Space is limited, please register in advance by calling (314) 615-4386. 

Tuesday, May 2  4:30 - 6 p.m.
Tuesday, May 9  4:30 - 6 p.m.

Kids Fishing Derby
Bring the kids out for a fun morning of fishing! Meet at the Leo Wilson Shelter by the North County Recreation Complex. A Missouri State Fishing license is required for ages 16-65. Advance registration is requested by calling (314) 615-8841. Cost is $5/person.

Saturday, May 6  10 a.m. - Noon

Overnight Fishing
Fish all night! A Park Ranger will be on site throughout the evening to assist. Canoes will be available to check-out for an additional fee. Coffee will be provided in the morning. Advance registration is required by calling (314) 615-4386. Location is Simpson Park, cost is $10/person.

Saturday, September 9 - Sunday, September 10  11 p.m. - 6 a.m.

Fishing at Lone Elk Lake
Due to the lake leak last year, Lone Elk Lake will be closed to fishing in 2017 in order to rebuild the fish population. If you have questions, please contact us at

Have a question about fishing in Missouri? Visit the Missouri Department of Conservation's website for information on regulations, permits, events, classes and more!