at Meramec State Park

a man sitting on a rock on the shore fishing in the riverThe Meramec River is one of the most diversified rivers in North America. More than half of the fish in Missouri are found in the Meramec River. All three of the black bass can be fished, along with catfish and panfish.

On the Fishing Report, which is provided by the Missouri Department of Conservation, the Meramec River is listed under the St. Louis Region: Rivers.