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Smallmouth Bass Ozark Zone Map

Smallmouth bass must be at least 12 inches long to keep in the Smallmouth Bass Ozark Zone (shown in blue). They must be at least 10 inches long to keep in the rest of the state. 

Many streams and lakes have different regulations regarding smallmouth. Refer to the Fishing Guidebook for area-specific regulations. 

Map of Ozark Zone Smallmouth Bass regulation