Natural Resource Management Tour
Approximately 55,000 acres of land and water are available for public enjoyment of wildlife and other natural resources. At normal pool, Mark Twain Lake encompasses 18,600 acres, providing a variety of fishing opportunities for large and small mouth bass, crappie, walleye, catfish, bluegill and others.
Approximately 45,000 acres of land and water are available for hunting. Species available for hunting include dove, quail, squirrel, deer, wild turkey, rabbits, and waterfowl.
Natural resource management objectives at Mark Twain Lake are based on a stewardship concept of conservation and protection of natural resources for present and future generations. It focuses on sustaining or enhancing ecosystems in order to maximize their potential.
Click on the various habitat types to learn more about how they are managed at Mark Twain Lake.