From Springfield, take Highway 65 north 4 miles, then Route AA west 0.50 mile, then Farm Road 197 north.
3CSR 10-12 101 Title; Authority
Chapter 12 of the Wildlife Code applies to this area. This area is not owned by the Missouri Department of Conservation. The information provided reflects regulations for activities regulated under a cooperative agreement between the Missouri Department of Conservation and the owner of the area. For more information on any activity not listed below, contact the area owner at the phone number listed in the area details section.
3CSR 10-12 109 Closed Hours
This area is closed to public use from 10:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m daily; however, hunting fishing, trapping, dog training, camping, launching and landing boats is allowed 24 hours a day on areas where these activities are permitted.
3CSR 10-12 110 Use of Boats and Motors
Boats may be used on this area.
Electric motors only except for authorized waterfowl hunting. Boats are permitted for waterfowl hunting but must be launched at the ramp or hand launched at the designated blind site daily and removed from the lake by sunset daily. Only outboard motors 40 horsepower or less may be used by authorized waterfowl hunters.
3CSR 10-12 130 Fishing, General Provisions and Seasons
Fishing is prohibited on some areas managed under a cooperative agreement with the Department, but allowed on others. Special regulations may apply to fishing. To determine the fishing regulations for this area, consult the Missouri Code of State Regulations in Chapter 12 of the Wildlife Code.
Seasonal Hunting and Fishing Information
Seasonal Hunting and Fishing Information:
Turkey - Spring (Managed Hunt)
Only hunters who are drawn for a managed hunt may attend that managed hunt. If a hunter cannot attend, another hunter cannot take their place.
All hunters must be hunter-education certified or exempt to participate in a managed hunt.
All youth hunters (age 11-15) must be accompanied by a properly licensed adult mentor (age 18 or older) who is hunter-education certified or exempt.
For youth-only hunts, participants and mentors must attend a Mandatory pre-hunt orientation.
During the youth spring season, one-half hour before sunrise to sunset.
During the regular spring season, one-half hour before sunrise to 1:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time.
One male turkey or turkey with a visible beard.
A turkey taken during a managed hunt counts toward a hunter's two-bird season limit. Hunters who take a turkey during a managed hunt prior to the close of the first week of the regular spring turkey hunting season, may not take a second bird until the second week of the regular spring turkey hunting season.
Shotgun only. All other statewide turkey hunting methods apply.