About Us |  Contact Us | Outdoor News | 
Angler Guide Recreational Marketing

Missouri Fishing Report

States
Lakes & Reservoirs
Rivers


Lake of the Ozarks Sponsored by
Date 09-Aug-18
Water Condition
Water Temperature  


Conditions : Lake of the Ozarks: Bagnell - Water Surface Temp: 83º Water Level (Range): normal Water Type: dingy Fish Reported: Catfish: Slow Crappie: Fair Black Bass: Slow White Bass: Fair catfish slow, try using cut shad, cut bluegill and worms; crappie fair, try using crappie jigs and minnows; black bass slow, try using worms, dark colored soft plastics; white bass fair, try using light colored soft plastics, Rooster Tails and crappie jigs.

Gravois - Water Surface Temp: 83º Water Level (Range): normal Water Type: muddy Fish Reported: Catfish: Slow Crappie: Fair Black Bass: Slow White Bass: Slow catfish slow, try using worms, chicken livers, hot dogs and cut baits; crappie fair, try using crappie jigs and minnows; black bass slow, try using dark colored soft plastics, buzzbaits and spinnerbaits; white bass slow, try using light colored soft plastics, Rooster Tails and minnows.

Gravois - Water Surface Temp: 83º Water Level (Range): normal Water Type: dingy Fish Reported: Catfish: Slow Crappie: Slow Black Bass: Slow White Bass: Slow catfish slow, try using cut bait; crappie slow, try using minnows; black bass slow; white bass slow

Niangua - Water Surface Temp: 83º Water Level (Range): normal Water Type: dingy Fish Reported: Catfish: Fair Crappie: Slow Black Bass: Slow White Bass: Slow catfish fair, try using stinkbait or hot dogs; crappie slow, try using minnows; black bass slow, try using topwater jigs or dark plastics.

Osage - Water Surface Temp: 83º Water Level (Range): normal Water Type: dingy Fish Reported: Catfish: Fair Crappie: Slow Black Bass: Slow White Bass: Slow catfish fair, try using shad or hot dogs; crappie slow, try using minnows; black bass slow, try using topwater jigs or dark plastics; white bass slow, try using topwater jigs or dark plastics.

Reported by: Missouri Dept of Conservation


Hatches: Patterns Lures & Spinners

Bookmark Fishing Report Submit Report To Digg Add Angler Guide Fishing Report to Google Share Fishing Report with Face Book

About: -

The Lake of the Ozarks is one of Missouri's premier fishing destinations, and can be accessed via one of the park's two paved boat ramps located at both public beaches. Anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish including bass, crappie, walleye, bluegill and catfish. In addition to statewide fishing rules, the Lake of the Ozarks has the following regulations:

Lakewide
black bass -- 15 inch minimum length limit on largemouth and smallmouth bass; 12 inch minimum length limit on spotted bass
crappie -- 9 inch minimum length limit; 15 fish daily limit
non-game fish -- snagging, snaring and grabbing are allowed from March 15 through April 30 only


On the lake and its tributaries
paddlefish -- 34 inch minimum body length
  • No person shall continue to snag, snare or grab for any species after taking a daily limit of two paddlefish.
Within 525 feet on the left descending bank and 977 feet on the right descending bank below Truman Dam in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' restricted zone
  • No fishing is allowed.
From the downstream end of the no fishing zone below Truman Dam throughout the no boating zone (look for signs and buoys)
catfish -- The daily limit channel, blue and flathead catfish is four in the aggregate and only one may be more than 24 inches in total length.
  • Paddlefish may not be possessed.
From the downstream end of the no fishing zone below Truman Dam to US Highway 65
  • Trotlines, throwlines, limb lines, jug lines, snagging, snaring and grabbing are prohibited.

Boat Launch: The park has three paved boat ramps; a four-lane ramp at each of the Grand Glaize Beach and Pa He Tsi locations; and a two-lane ramp at Public Beach #1. Daily launch fees are $5 for vessels up to 30 feet in length and $7 for vessels over 30 feet in length. Campground users can launch free at any ramp with a current, valid camping permit. There are no motor restrictions, and the boat launches are open year-round.

  • Largemouth Bass
  • Crappie

Misc Info: -


Lake of Ozarks Levels

Stages

Normal

Near Flood Stage
Minor Flooding

Moderate Flooding


Campgrounds
Fishing Guides
Fly & Tackle Shops
Lodging
Marinas
Realtors & Real Estate
RV Parks & Resorts
Tourist Attractions

Regional Lake Info.


Southeastern, Northeastern
Ozark Region, KC Region
Southwestern, Northwestern

Fishing Articles
Calendar

Recreational Real Estate

Cabins for Sale
Farms & Ranches
Lakefront Properties
Mountain Homes & Properties
Riverfront Homes & Properties
Other Recreational Properties

Recreational Vehicles & Boats

RV's for Sale
Boats

 

Outdoor News  |  Missouri River Flows  |  Recreational Classifieds  |  Advertising  |  Sun & Moon Data

© 1999 - 2014 Angler Guide, All Rights Reserved.