S&H Fish Farm is the perfect way to spend a day with the family fishing for Channel Catfish. With our two fully stocked ponds fed by all natural spring water, there is plenty of fish for everyone!
Nestled in the beautiful hills of Douglas County, S&H Fish Farm is only about an hour drive from Springfield or Branson. Perfect for a relaxing day away.
At S&H Fish Farm, your user fee allows you to fish as long as you like. You can catch and release or keep them and pay per pound. For an additional fee, we will even clean them for you.
We hope to see you soon!
In order to help us maintain our family-friendly atmosphere, please note the following policies:
Open Daily at 8am, rain or shine.
Please call for seasonal hours.
Call us at 417-683-3300
Just 6 miles outside of Ava, MO off Highway FF; at the junction of Farm Road 206 & 209.
See our Legal page for important information. S&H Fish Farm is not responsible for any loss of equipment or injury while visiting the farm. We hope you have a safe and enjoyable visit.
The user fee allows you to fish as long as you want in the same day.
Yes! We are open every day rain or shine.
No, we believe that fishing is very much a family affair, please feel free to bring along a lawn chair and watch them catch dinner for you.
Absolutely! You can either catch and release or you can take your catfish home for just $1.87 per pound, live weight.
You pay for your user fee at the Market which is located near the entrance of the farm.
Please bring any fish that have been injured to the Market where our staff will take care of it for you.
At this time we do not have camping facilities, but please check back with us in the future as we are evaluating it.
No we do not at this time. We accept cash and checks.
Currently our average size is 3 pounds, 7 ounces.
Yes! We just added a huge sandbox for the kids to play in. Please note that S&H Fish Farm does not provide supervision of the sandbox, that responsibility lies with an adult member of your party.
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S&H Fish Farms, LLC
Private Fishing License
In consideration of admittance to these premises, the undersigned agrees to the following terms:
The undersigned further agrees to be responsible for the safety of all members of their party, and will supervise all members of their party while on the premises. The undersigned represents that they are familiar with the dangers and risks of fishing and assumes all of those risks and releases S&H Fish Farms, LLC, its owners and employees of any liability for injuries while on these premises, and agrees to indemnify S&H Fish Farms, LLC, its owners and employees for any expenses incurred by them as a result of signing in at the office for permit to fish.