Clearwater Lake is a good fishing Lake. It is well known as an excellent crappie lake. Fishermen also enjoy catching bass, bream, flathead catfish, channel catfish, walleye and carp. Below the dam, visitors may also find walleye and paddlefish, which are managed in cooperation with the Missouri Department of Conservation. Fish shelters are placed in the lake in various areas. A map is available with the locations of these shelters online or you may contact the project office at, Clearwater Lake Operations Manager, RR3 Box 3559-D, Piedmont, MO 63957.