Smithville Lake

Clinton - Missouri


  • 76 catches

  • 706 followers

  • 45 spots

Located only 20 miles from downtown Kansas City, this lake receives substantial fishing and recreational use. Despite the pressure, good numbers of bass, even some trophies, are present. Channel and flathead cats flourish. 7,190 acres

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Smithville Lake Fishing Reports

Recently shared catches and fishing spots

  1. Put 32 Crappie in the boat along with Son-In-Law, Daughter, Wife, and Myself. I need a bigger boat (lol)

    White Crappie with a SmallShot with worm

    1. George Horvath 0
      Nice
  2. Details: OverPass abutments

    12 ft. of water, some debris on the bottom always holds a lot of Crappie

  3. 3 lb. 1 oz. 6 in. Black Bullhead Catfish with a Berkley Gulp! Earthworms

  4. 5 lb. 145356 in. Black Bullhead Catfish with a Berkley Gulp! Alive! Angle Worms

  5. My biggest bass. I weighed him at 5.5 lbs! Watch the video coming out soon on 816 Outdoors on YouTube.

    Largemouth Bass with a Googan Baits Slim Shake

    1. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Nice Bass Garrett. Congrats on your PBπŸ‘πŸ‘
    2. Shawn Jordan 0
      nice catch Garrett!!!
    3. Melissa Norris 0
      Nice catchπŸ˜€πŸ˜
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  6. 17 in. Largemouth Bass with a Berkley Gulp! 6 in. Nightcrawlers

  7. First time at Smithville.

    White Crappie with a White & Chartreuse jig

  8. 10 in. Largemouth Bass with a Berkley Gulp! Earthworms

  9. 4 lb. 22 in. Red Drum with a Berkley Gulp! Earthworms

  10. 3 lb. 8 oz. 20 in. Common Carp with a Berkley Gulp! Earthworms

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