Ozark Weather and Trout 

Fishing Reports 


      The links on this page will enable you to quickly and easily obtain up-to-the-minute weather information for the Ozark region.  In addition, here you will find links to sites containing online Ozark trout fishing reports and streamflow information, plus power generation information pertaining to Lake Taneycomo.  This page is the most comprehensive page of its type on the Internet today, and will continue to be updated in the future.  

     To suggest a Web site for this page, send an e-mail to: webmaster@missouritrout.com .  (Web sites must be top-quality sites providing accurate information of interest to anglers who fish for trout in the Ozarks.)


Current Warnings   Current warnings for Missouri from the National Weather Service, when in effect.

Missouri Weather Summary    Latest Missouri forecast, direct from the National Weather Service.

Regional Radar Image   Current Missouri weather conditions, as shown by Springfield radar. (To see what may be coming in from the west, also be sure to check out the regional radar image for Kansas.)

Bennett Spring Gage House Readings  U.S.G.S. Bennett Spring stream flow readings from the Gage House in Zone One of the spring creek in Bennett Spring State Park.

USGS Montauk Water Data   Real-time water data for the Current River at Montauk State Park.

Current River Conditions   U.S.G.S. data from their station on the Current River above Akers, Missouri.

Meramec River Conditions  U.S.G.S. data from their station on the Meramec River near Steelville, Missouri.

Missouri Real-Time Water Data  U.S.G.S. webpage for Missouri daily streamflow conditions. 

MDC Weekly Fishing Report   The Missouri Department of Conservation's statewide fishing report is updated weekly, and includes coverage of the Missouri trout parks.

Tim's Roaring River Fishing Report   This report is updated frequently and gives excellent coverage of Roaring River, including stream conditions and hatch information.  From Tim Homesley of Tim's Fly Shop, Cassville, Missouri.

Weaver's Bennett Spring Fishing Report   Here you'll find a report featuring stream conditions, "hot" lures, weather...whatever you need to know about current fishing conditions at Bennett Spring State Park. From Jerry and Brenda Miller of Weaver's Tackle Store, Lebanon, Missouri.

River Run Outfitters Lake Taneycomo Report  Current Lake Taneycomo fishing conditions and more from River Run Outfitters in Branson, Missouri.

Weather Closings  When severe weather causes problems, you can check this site to find out if any of the Missouri state parks and historical sites are closed. You can also call (800) 334-6946.

Ozark Weather Net  Updated every 30 minutes, the Ozark Weather Net provides local conditions, local forecast, lightning radar, and climatological data for the Bennett Spring area.  

Midwest Flies   Midwest Flies has been selling flies wholesale in this part of the country for the past eight years, and now they are selling directly to the public through their Web site. The Midwest Flies Home Page includes a fishing report for Bennett Spring State Park. They also provide a bi-monthly Missouri statewide fishing report to subscribers only.  To subscribe, simply send an e-mail message to midwestflies@hotmail.com and tell them you'd like to start receiving it. [Note: in the upper right hand corner of their home page, there is a place to log in for the bi-monthly report using a password. The password is "trout" surprisingly enough!] 

Dept. of Energy Southwestern Power Administration  This Web site presents estimated generation schedules showing suggested hydropower releases in the Southwestern region.  Please be aware that the schedules shown are generally based on Corps. of Engineers water release requirements at each dam and are subject to change to meet power demand. This site is of special interest to those anglers planning to fish Lake Taneycomo directly below Table Rock Dam in the near future. If you have questions about this site, contact SWPA at (918) 595-6683 or geninfo@swpa.gov .  To listen to a computer-produced message, call (417) 336-5083.

Water Management   Information from the Little Rock District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Lake Taneycomo Fishing Report   Fishing report from BransonCourier.com.

Chartered Waters Fishing Report   Lake Taneycomo and Branson area trout fishing report from Chartered Waters Trout Shop and Guide Service.

Missouri Water Resources   Real time streamflow data and more from the U.S. Geological Survey, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Springfield IR Satellite  Current Missouri satellite image.

NWS Springfield, Missouri  Web site of the National Weather Service Springfield, Missouri office.

Missouri Basin River Forecast Center  Web site of the National Weather Service's Pleasant Hill, Missouri office.

Winter road conditions  Missouri Department of Transportation Web page pertaining to current road conditions in the winter. Also online is information about current work zones.

NOAA Weather Radio  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Weather Radio Web site.

AccuWeather.com  "The Weather Experts."

UCAR/RAP    Research Applications Program, a Division of the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

U.S. Naval Observatory Online Data Services   Great source of useful data, including sunrise and sunset information.

Official U.S. Time   This public service is cooperatively provided by the two time agencies of the United States: a Department of Commerce agency, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and its military counterpart, the U. S. Naval Observatory (USNO). 

University of Missouri  The weather Web site of the University of Missouri-Columbia Department of Soil, Environmental and Atmospheric Sciences.

Weather.com  Web site of the The Weather Channel.

CNN Weather Weather page of the Cable News Network.

Weather.org  World Weather forecasts, satellite, radar, surface charts, temperature, wind and more.

UM Weather   This site has been providing weather information since1994.

The Weather Underground  Weather forecasts with a fast, easy-to-use interface. Includes weather maps, graphics and radar images.

Yahoo! Weather  Brought to you by Yahoo!



     Five-day forecast and current weather conditions for the following cities and towns, from the Weather Channel:


Branson, Missouri

Cassville, Missouri

Columbia, Missouri

Eminence, Missouri

Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Jefferson City, Missouri


Kansas City, Missouri

Kirksville, Missouri

Lake Ozark, Missouri

Lebanon, Missouri

Licking, Missouri

Mountain Home, Arkansas


Rolla, Missouri

Salem, Missouri

Springfield, Missouri

St. James, Missouri

St. Joseph, Missouri 

St. Louis, Missouri 

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