Lake and Pond Fishing Red-ears, bass, sunfish, and catfish may be caught from shore, fishing pier, or boats. Council Bluff Lake is stocked with largemouth bass, red-ear, sunfish, bluegill, crappie and catfish. Fishing is permitted year round. There are 2 boat launches on Council Bluff Lake: Wild Boar Hollow and Enough. Fishing regulations are established by Missouri Department of Conservation. http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mtnf/recreation/hunting/recarea/?recid=21844&actid=33.