at Sam A. Baker State Park

a man standing in the creek fishingCast your line at multiple access points in both the St. Francis River and Big Creek. Day usage is from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Primary fish are bass, blue gill, sunfish and catfish.

On the Fishing Report, which is provided by the Missouri Department of Conservation, the St. Francois River is listed under Southeast Region:Rivers:St. Francois (above Wappapello).