Lake of the Ozarks

Camden - Missouri

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Despite its age, Lake of the Ozarks remains one of the Midwest's most productive fisheries. National, regional and local bass tournaments have added to the lake's reputation. It's also recognized as the most developed lake in the nation. Most fishing is d...

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Lake of the Ozarks Fishing Reports

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  1. Went out early with my brother and caught many 15" close to the bank. This was the largest from this morning. Lots of fog and rain.

    19.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Pumpkin Seed Lizard

    1. Thank you Thomas!
    2. Thomas Moore 0
      Deb, I love following all your fish, especially the crappie. Keep it up. maybe I will need to fish with you sometime
    3. Thomas Moore 0
      Deb, I love following all your fish, especially the crappie. Keep it up. maybe I will need to fish with you sometime
    4. M Craig 0
      hi friend
    5. Wow thank you all! Its been cold and the Crappie bite is terrible but the bass have been cooperating. Life is good! Love this lake for sure! Tight lines 😁🎣
    6. dave miller 0
      as always nice job DebπŸ†
    7. Melissa Norris 0
      Nice one!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    8. Buddy Pierce 0
      nice bass!!! great picture.
    9. George Horvath 0
      Looks like a spotted bass
    10. b ripoer 0
      Very nice Debbie.
    11. Joe Garding 0
      how you been Debbie this is Joe I am back
    12. Scott Schulte 0
      Nice Job!!!!!!
    13. Rick S 0
      Nice one!
    14. Robert Coleman 0
      Beautiful markings on that one! Nice catch Debbie! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    15. Bill Fussell 0
      spectacular catch ma’am πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    16. Neal M 0
      nice catch
    17. Chad Jaco 0
      That's a nice one Debbie!!!
    18. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice catch!πŸŽ£πŸ‘
    19. that’s a beautiful bass Debbie πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
    20. Shawn Jordan 0
      Lake Of The Ozarks is a beautiful place as well :)
    21. Shawn Jordan 0
      Very nice catch Debbie - I am looking forward to getting out on the lake either Stockton or Taneycomo soon love to fish boh these lakes - crappie - black bass - ...more white bass - walleye and trout at Lake Taneycomo - beautiful time of the year to be o the lakes just to be out in nature gotta love it !!!
    22. Tod Fisher 0
      That's a beauty, Debbie
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  2. Friends, I'd like your opinion on a new abstract painting I completed. I've recently delved into this style and would value your feedback. Yes, that is a ...more 28" bass that I will land someday πŸ‘πŸ˜

    28.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a River2Sea Whopper Plopper

    1. carl schulze 0
      its awesome as all your art.
    2. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Mark, I have signed prints. Feel free to message me for details.
    3. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thanks John!
    4. Debbie Ferguson 0
      thank you Rick!
    5. john stimson 0
      that is awesome
    6. Mark Serra 0
      Is your painting for sale?
    7. Mark Serra 0
      Is your painting for sale?
    8. Rick S 0
      very cool!
    9. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Appreciate it Arthur!
    10. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thank you Shawn. Me too 😁
    11. Beautiful work Deb
    12. Shawn Gearinger 0
      I think I lost one like that when I was younger!!!lol Very cool!πŸ€”πŸ€”
    13. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Brian, thanks for the great detailed critique! You are correct. I will be going in January. Very excited to catch my PB bass for sure!
    14. b ripoer 0
      Job well done Debbie, The anatomy of the bass is very well done and the colors all work well together. If I read this right you are going fishing with Capt Morris? ...more All i can say is be prepared for one heck of a trip with a great guy. Enjoy good luck.
    15. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thanks Capt! Can't wait and thank ya much.
    16. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Glad you would Christopher!! Thanks!
    17. I love the abstract colors. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
    18. She is here waiting for you Debbie πŸ˜πŸ˜‰With lots of relatives!!
    19. that's cool, i'd hang it in my house
    20. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thats funny Melissa! Thank you! This type of art is pretty far from my usual style.
    21. Melissa Norris 0
      Awesome job! I love abstract art,it's my favorite form.(still enjoy my 64 pack of crayonsπŸ˜‚)πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    22. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Oh and that Plopper blade is in the outside if his lip! 28" is on order with Morris 😁
    23. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Haha! I gave up smoking that stuff in my teens thank God! Could you imagine if I hadn't? πŸ˜‚ Scary, but anymore my artwork is just a result of normal thought ...more pattern. Glad you like it. Thanks Robert.
    24. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Appreciate it Chad!
    25. Robert Coleman 0
      Don't know WHAT you were smoking to come up with those colors, but it is awesome Debbie! 🀣🀣🀣 I can only think of one person to get that 28 incher....(πŸ˜‰Morris) ...more I can't see the curved fin on the tail of the lure, it's that a Whopper Plopper????😁😁😁 Overall: Love this new style! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    26. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Jim, it does kind if have a groovy feel lol. Thank you!
    27. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thanks Dave!
    28. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Agree Mick, It sure would!
    29. Chad Jaco 0
      Looks great Debbie!!
    30. Jim Golden 0
      I like it. it gives me a late 60s vibe.
    31. dave miller 0
      love it good job πŸ‘
    32. Mick Diefendorf 0
      That would make a great tatoo
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  3. Details: 1 lb. 5 oz. 14 in. Hybrid Striped Bass with a Panther Martin Classic Pattern Spinners

    Got a few good 1-2 lbs’ers

  4. My first ever yak fish. I really enjoyed the freedom. it provides!

    White Crappie with a Worden's Original Rooster Tails

    1. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Christipher, at least thats what I was fishing for right? πŸ˜πŸ‘
    2. Debbie Ferguson 0
      I was hoping to have that happen Jeff lol. Thank you!
    3. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thanks Shawn!
    4. Christopher Pereira 0
      my first fish from a kayak was a crappie too!
    5. Jeff B 0
      Nice! Yak fishing is AMAZING, especially when you hook up on a BIG ONE and it pulls you Have fun and be safe!
    6. Shawn Gearinger 0
      Good one Debbie!🎣🐟
    7. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Lol Bill! Tan lines abound. 🌞
    8. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thanks B! Not so much but still really enjoyable.
    9. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Yes Capt! Gteat for those arms lol
    10. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Might have to get a jeep friendly one Robert! πŸ‘
    11. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thanks Josh!
    12. Bill Fussell 0
      nice lil speck!!! looks like a good opportunity for some weird tan lines lol
    13. b ripoer 0
      nice one Debbie, hope you got alot more.
    14. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      paddle power
    15. Robert Coleman 0
      They are fun to sneak around in! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    16. Josh Sommerville 0
      Nice Yak CrappieπŸ‘πŸ»
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  5. I went crappie fishing today and I'm so good at it I caught a catfish! Was a lot of fun on 4 lb test. I will try for the slabs again soon. Happy weekend! 🐟🎣 ...more This fish was caught in Warrenton, Mo not LOZ.

    5 lb. 2 oz. Channel Catfish

    1. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thank you Shawn and Larry!
    2. Larry Sonnier 0
      Nice catch
    3. Shawn Gearinger 0
      Nice one Debbie!!🎣🎣
    4. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thanks Steven!
    5. Steven G 0
      Nice channel cat.
    6. Christopher Pereira 0
      I was about to say the same thing haha, nice cat!
    7. I fish Lake Hopatcong alot. I was trying to identify the shoreline but couldn't. LOL
    8. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thanks Arthur. Lake Hopatcong is incorrect. Warrenton Missouri was the location. sorry about that
    9. Lake Hopatcong? Or is that a mistake?
    10. That's a very nice Channel cat and on 4# is a great accomplishment.
    11. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thanks Bill. Amen to that and one heck of a fight!
    12. Bill Fussell 0
      There ya go miss Debbie!! Whatever bites right :)
    13. Wayne Locklear 0
      Very nice πŸ‘
    14. Josh Sommerville 0
      Nice Kitty Cat Debbie.Your deadly with those rooster tailsπŸ‘πŸ»
    15. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thanks Neal. No Wayne, bank fishing with a rooster tail.
    16. Wayne Locklear 0
      On a boat?
    17. Neal M 0
      Nice catfish
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  6. 12 in. White Crappie with a live shiners

    1. Larry Sonnier 0
      Not right lol you catching them all lol
    2. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Much obliged Capt Morris!
    3. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thanks Robert, I'll take 15 tho lol. My crew eats them like candy!
    4. Debbie Ferguson 0
      lHaha Josh, if I could I'd make this my living. Dream on right πŸŽ£πŸ‘
    5. Capt Morris Campbell 0
    6. Robert Coleman 0
      Few of those makes a great meal! Nice crappie Debbie! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    7. Josh Sommerville 0
      "The Crappie Queen" Back at it again lol. Nice catch DebbieπŸ‘πŸ»
    8. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thanks Larry!
    9. Larry Sonnier 0
      Nice catch
    10. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thanks Rich! Cant wait for the water to warm up and fill my limit, but for now I'll take it!
    11. Rich Pardy 0
      heck of a crappie!!
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  7. 11 in. White Crappie with a live shiners

    1. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Haha, well its all personal. preference but crappie are sweeter than bass and if your lucky pretty darn big too. Whatever floats you boat.
    2. Shawn Gearinger 0
      My favorite is actually spotted bass. I think they are as good as crappie and they get bigger!🎣🎣
    3. Shawn Gearinger 0
      Ohh your going to start a controversy!!! Lol😲
    4. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Crappie even beats walleye in my book. πŸ˜€
    5. Shawn Gearinger 0
      I have tried most of them except walleye, and crappie are the best! πŸ€”πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» If you like em that's all that matters, lol!!!
    6. Debbie Ferguson 0
      The best in my mind Shawn! Easy to clean too!
    7. Shawn Gearinger 0
      Definitely good eating!🎣
    8. Debbie Ferguson 0
      They are my favorite fish to cook and catch! Thanks Bobby!
    9. Bobby Logwood 0
      Very nice ! My fave fish of all.
    10. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Hey hey thanks Carl!
    11. carl schulze 0
      i thumbed it on fishbrain as nice crappie
    12. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Thank you Shawn! 🎣🐟
    13. Shawn Gearinger 0
      Good one Debbie!πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ
    14. Debbie Ferguson 0
      Why thank you!
    15. b ripoer 0
      Nice slab Debbie
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  8. our fishing trip got froze out but were still roughing it.

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Ted Marvin 0

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