by the Missouri Department of Conservation
Most people visit Lake Paho to catch trophy largemouth bass or to enjoy the green rolling hills of northwest Missouri. History lurks among the coves and fields, too. The 273-acre lake was built in Mercer County by the Missouri Department of Conservation in the late 1940s, making it one of MDC’s oldest public fishing lakes.
But the centerpiece of the 2,350-acre Lake Paho Conservation