Lake of the Ozarks

Camden - Missouri


  • 364 catches

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  • 810 spots

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. 5 lb. 3 oz. 4.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a megabass jerkbait

  2. Details: 4 lb. 2 oz. 21 in. Largemouth Bass

  3. Does anyone know of any good fishing spots for next weeks tournament and the tournament is a public beach #2 and we are going for the spotted largemouth and smallmouth

    1. Riley Keithley 0
      ok thanks
    2. Flint Lynn 0
      I'd try spots 12,13, and 14 on the hotspots map. spots 9 &7 are shallow coves too, and they face the south. docks with fixed piers to bottom of the lake. I ...more hope you do well with tournament and be safe.
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  4. Tough fishing today. Caught over 25 but hardly any keepers. All about 6-7 inch. Water temp in the main channel only 50’. Several nice Kentucky bass.

    12 in. White Crappie with a Chartreuse Jig

    1. Thank you Melissa!! 😁
    2. Thanks Bill! I am trying 😁🎣
    3. Thanks George!
    4. Thanks Rick, we tried almost everything but water temps are still around 50 so just needs to warm up I think. Good advice πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    5. Thank you Chad!!
    6. Melissa Norris 0
      Great job!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    7. George Horvath 0
      Nice
    8. Bill Fussell 0
      get em girl :) πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    9. Rick Carey 0
      nice one Debbie..try some bobby garlands..they work well small 1/32oz jig..an some spray scent helps too..keep it up dear
    10. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice job Debbie!!
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  5. 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. Debbie Ferguson 0
      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. Debbie Ferguson 0
      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. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      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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  6. 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. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      I love the abstract colors. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
    18. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      She is here waiting for you Debbie πŸ˜πŸ˜‰With lots of relatives!!
    19. Christopher Pereira 0
      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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  7. 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

  8. 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 around...lol. 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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  9. 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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