Table Rock is loved by many people for a variety of reasons. It''s clear water makes it popular among scuba divers for diving, it''s clean waters is perfect for swimmers, skiers and tubers, jet skiing and kayaking along it shores, camping on it''s rocky banks, cliff diving and just cruising. Then there''s the fishermen! One of the premiere bass lakes in the country--best smallmouth and largemouth, and home of the state record spotted bass. Crappie, white bass and walleye round out the group along with some of the biggest and feistiest blue gill and goggleye around.
Norfork Lake is an outstanding fishery, drawing enthusiasts from all over the country. Nationally famous for the striped and hybrid bass it yields, fishing Lake Norfork Lake also offers great fishing for both large and small mouth bass, and don't overlook the walleye population. This much sought after table fish has really come into its own. White bass, monster crappie, bluegill, and catfish are also plentiful.
Beaver Lake is the first lake in the White River Chain of lakes, located in northwest Arkansas. The region’s rugged terrain leans the lake’s shores to sheer bluffs and overhangs as well as a beautiful combination of hardwood and soft pine trees. The lack of development on its banks gives this lake a serene feel whether you are fishing or boating its clear, clean waters.
Flowing through the heart of Branson, Lake Taneycomo is the most diverse fishing lake in the country, sporting world-class rainbow and brown trout as well as bass, crappie and blue gill angling. But it’s most famous for its trout fishing.
Grand Lake O' the Cherokee, or Grand Lake to the locals is nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountain Range of Northeast Oklahoma. The 46,500 acre lake is ranked among the top bass fishing lakes in the United States and a popular destination for all water sports.
Bull Shoals is the last lake in the White River chain of lakes, located in southwest Missouri and north Arkansas. It’s known for its sprawling, clear waters, shear bluff banks and lack of development along its shores. Walleye and now stripers are the species most anglers go after, but its smallmouth and largemouth bass, as well as whites and crappie are in abundance, too. The lake holds several state record fish including walleye, striper and yellow perch.
Greers Ferry Lake is a reservoir located just 3 miles from Heber Springs, in Cleburne County, in the state of Arkansas, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including striped bass, largemouth bass, redear sunfish, smallmouth bass, brown trout, catfish, carp, white bass, walleye, crappie and rainbow trout here. Whether you’re fly fishing, spinning or baitcasting your chances of getting a bite here are good.
When a fisherman thinks of Stockton Lake, he’s hard pressed to figure out what he wants to fish for. Walleye are in good numbers and size on Stockton. White bass are abundant and can be caught almost any time of year on a windy bank. Doesn’t matter the time of year - crappie fishing is great, day or night. And Stockton attracts most of the big professional bass circuit tournaments, so you know the bass fishing is excellent. Throw in the fact this little southwest Missouri lake is quaint and has a small-town feel about it, and you might consider retiring here one day.
Mark Twain is located west of St Louis, Missouri. Species found in the lake pool include the following: black bass, white bass, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, green sunfish, channel catfish, blue catfish, flathead catfish, walleye, and several species of minnows including common carp, several species of suckers, gars, freshwater drum, and gizzard shad. The tailwater downstream of the re-regulation dam yields sizable concentrations of crappie, white bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish and walleye.