Lake of the Ozarks

There are many positive aspects of Lake of the Ozarks in regards to its fishing, to counter its negative reputation of being covered up in the summer by boaters. The lake sprawls over mid-Missouri, covering 54,000 acres with two major river arms, the Osage and Niangua. The deepest part of the lake is only 100-feet deep, and fish have plenty of cover since new structure has been added over the past few years by anglers and dock owners alike. Lake of the Ozarks sports crappie by the millions, it seems; fishing in and around docks has become an Olympic sport there. Some of the best bass fishing can be found on the lake, according to most of the professional bass circuits that all make an annual stop here.

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Gravois and Indian creek

Posted by Phil Lilley on December 5th, 2016

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Started out in the rain throwing a jerk bait this morning, caught a few largemouth, when the rain quit I went to Indian creek and loaded up on these whites, then started throwing a rock crawler, caught a bunch of them but only one keeper, scale said 3-6. Thought about throwing a jig early but stayed with that jerk bait. i guess we will see with this cold weather that is coming will do to the water temps. Good luck. read more…


Weekend report

Posted by Phil Lilley on November 30th, 2016

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Wanted to let you guys know how the rest of the weekend went. Apologize for not getting it out sooner. Hopefully something can help someone else.  read more…


Thank You MDC!!! And short lower end report ….

Posted by Phil Lilley on July 30th, 2016

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I have the grandkids in from Florida this week and we went on a mid-week family trip which consisted of lots of kid stuff but there was time to spend a few hours here and there fishing, mostly the last couple hours before and an hour or so after dark.  As has been my MO I chased walleye and hybrids but caught about every other species in the process.  I had a couple of surprises, and that is the reason for the subject line: read more…