Bennett Spring Fishing

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The 2024 Bennett Spring Opening Day Siren Ringer will be Don Harbaugh, 93, of St. Louis. Don has enjoyed fishing at Bennett Spring for 75+ years.   He is a Navy Reserve Veteran serving 12 … more
Bernice Jenkins has never fished in Bennett Spring State Park. However, many of her feather-covered and cotton-like creations take a daily dunk in its cool stream waters. Her marabou jigs and … more
Visitors may or may not have seen Holly Welch in the Nature Center at Bennett Spring State Park. She is little bit like the bears that occasionally pass through the park. "I try to stay out of the … more
Ryne Emerick is co-teaching the Explorer Camp at Bennett Spring for the second year and partnering with the Missouri State Parks staff for some of the class's activities. "The State Park has … more
Emergency agencies rescued 14 people who were staying at cabins at Bennett Spring State Park and became trapped by rising flood waters on May 5. “Everyone came together for a successful … more
The Sullard family of Kansas City came to Bennett Spring State Park for a few days of relaxation and some important skills training. It was Kim Sullard's first trip to Bennett. It made a good … more
Editor's note: With Veterans Free Fishing Day coming up on April 23, 2022 at Bennett Spring State Park, check out a story about last year's event. Despite cool, damp Ozark spring weather, almost … more
As teenagers, Jerry and Denise Shaw, both grew up in Columbia, Mo., and came to Bennett Spring regularly—with their individual families. “My father, Ruey, who passed away in 2009, … more
When the 2022 trout season at Bennett Spring opened March 1, the man ringing the siren was a veteran fisherman and fly shop operator known for sharing his knowledge and experience. Charlie … more
Warm, spring-like weather brought anglers out to Benett Spring State Park Tuesday for the opening day of trout season.  Many anglers were out early Tuesday morning despite some remaining … more
“Blowing the Opening Day whistle – March 1st – at Bennett Spring is a long-held honor and tradition,” Ben Havens, Bennett Spring Trout Hatchery manager for more than seven years explained … more
Beginning with the first peoples to visit what we now know as Bennett Spring, faith and religious beliefs have long been a part of this strikingly beautiful valley.  The original Native … more
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