Welcome to our Lake of the Ozarks Fishing Home Page
Lake of the Ozarks is an extremely popular vacation destination in Missouri. It is only about a 3 hour drive from St. Louis, making it a convenient getaway destination for those living in and around the city. The lake is very popular among fishermen and boaters, but there are plenty of other things to do here such as golfing, shopping, dining and just relaxing around the lake.
Bass fishing tournaments are common throughout the summer months. Recreational anglers target largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, white bass, crappie, bluegill, rock bass and catfish.
Learn About the Fish
Primary Species of Fish
Largemouth Bass, White Bass, Catfish, Crappie & Bluegill
This lake is a very popular lake in Missouri and the fishing can be very good, especially if you are fishing in the spring and fall when boat traffic isn’t at its peak. Largemouth bass fishing is good for numbers of fish and some big fish are here too. Crappie and white bass give anglers a lot of action. Bluegill are here in good numbers and during the spawn, these fish are popular among anglers here. Some anglers target catfish here too and report a lot of success for numbers and some big fish too.
Secondary Species of Fish
Spotted Bass, Striped Bass & Walleye
Anglers do also catch spotted bass, striped bass and walleye. The lake has been stocked with walleye for years and some of the locals who know how to target them are actually reporting some good success here. For most anglers, these fish are just bonus fish while targeting other species of fish.