Lake of the Ozarks

Camden - Missouri


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  • 809 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. Crappie bite is slow at the lake. Determination required for sure!

    White Crappie with a live shiner

    1. Debbie F 0
      Thank you everyone! Fishing was rough but hey it beats being at work anyday! 😁 Happy weekend!
    2. Nice catchπŸ˜€πŸ˜
    3. Very nice Debbie! Hope you got enough for a meal! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    4. Nice one DebbieπŸ‘πŸ»
    5. Crappie πŸ‘‘ Queen 😁
    6. Nice Crappie! πŸŽ£πŸ‘
    7. *sure
    8. im your boss will let you put in extra time for fishing ,lol
    9. man you have to erase the whole thing when you make a change or you wind up with my prior text πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
    10. the bass were slow too when I was there too last week when I was there:( good job on the sac au lait though !!!
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  2. My first ever yak fish. I really enjoyed the freedom. it provides!

    White Crappie with a Worden's Original Rooster Tails

    1. Debbie F 0
      Christipher, at least thats what I was fishing for right? πŸ˜πŸ‘
    2. Debbie F 0
      I was hoping to have that happen Jeff lol. Thank you!
    3. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Shawn!
    4. 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. Good one Debbie!🎣🐟
    7. Debbie F 0
      Lol Bill! Tan lines abound. 🌞
    8. Debbie F 0
      Thanks B! Not so much but still really enjoyable.
    9. Debbie F 0
      Yes Capt! Gteat for those arms lol
    10. Debbie F 0
      Might have to get a jeep friendly one Robert! πŸ‘
    11. Debbie F 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. paddle power
    15. They are fun to sneak around in! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    16. Nice Yak CrappieπŸ‘πŸ»
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  3. The early bite is good. Catching some beauties off the dock

    White Crappie with a Live Minnow

    1. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Melissa!
    2. Debbie F 0
      Thank you B!
    3. Nice catchπŸ˜€πŸ˜
    4. b ripoer 0
      slabtastic.
    5. Debbie F 0
      Yes indeed Robert! Hot but always fun!
    6. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Jeff!
    7. Right on Debbie! Nice one! Slayin the Slabs! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    8. Jeff Ultican 0
      u go girl
    9. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Josh!! πŸ‘πŸŽ£
    10. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Christopher! 🎣😁
    11. Debbie F 0
      Bill it should be really good after the cold front comes through. Only fair right now but its still. pretty hot. Have a great time and good luck!
    12. Nice slab DebbieπŸ‘πŸ»
    13. Bill Fussell 0
      oops I meant next week πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
    14. nice one
    15. Bill Fussell 0
      nice crappie you got there ma’am !!!! I’m headed to lake of the ozarks next for a tournament 😁
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  4. White bass were much more plentiful than crappie today. So much fun to catch!

    15 in. White Bass with a Spinner

    1. Aldo Rosado 0
      Debbie with your smile and the fish smile we got a tie breaker here. Your both great looking.
    2. Debbie F 0
      Bill. they are a blast. Seriously fun! 😁
    3. Bill Fussell 0
      man those are some pulling machines there miss Debbie :)
    4. Debbie F 0
      Thank you both Joe's! Yes very fun to catch indeed!. πŸ‘
    5. joe hernandez 0
      i dont catch white bass offten but there fun to catch
    6. Joe Garding 0
      Beautiful eyes
    7. joe hernandez 0
      Nice
    8. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Melissa!
    9. Melissa Norris 0
      nice catch πŸ˜€
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  5. Crappie 10-15 ft out suspended. 2 foot. Caught my limit off the dock but it took multiple beverages to get er done 🍻🐟

    13 in. White Crappie with a Live Shiners

    1. Debbie F 0
      This was on the Camdenton Sunrise Beach part of the lake.
    2. Debbie F 0
      Thomas, at the lake its been rough with the high water and constant generation. It was hit or miss.
    3. Thomas Moore 0
      I have had a really rough time this year for Crappie. I am right by Red Head Marina.
    4. Thomas Moore 0
      I have had a really rough time this year for Crappie. I am right by Red Head Marina.
    5. Thomas Moore 0
      Debbie....where are you catching alGlaizel these beautiful crappie on the Grand ??
    6. Debbie F 0
      You know it B. Time just flies by on those good days!
    7. Debbie F 0
      Fishing aint easy Bill, but drinking Im a natural at. 😁
    8. Debbie F 0
      Thats right Rob, somebody has to do it!
    9. Debbie F 0
      Capt, when the evening started that Ferris hat wasn't on my head! I earned it! Pretty funny stuff!
    10. b ripoer 0
      Nice one Debbie, a few beverages while dock fishing is always a good bonus.
    11. were all pulling for you Ferris.... oops sorry Debbie 😁
    12. Bill Fussell 0
      and they say fishing is easy lol
    13. Rob Anderson 0
      sometimes we have to go to drastic measures to get the fish...lol
    14. nice work Debbie. glad you could tough it outπŸ˜‚
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  6. Crappie bite is very slow at the Lake of the Ozarks. They are slowly moving into the shore. Water temp still only 55'

    11 in. Black Crappie with a tube jig

    1. Bill Fussell 0
      Hey what's the deal no fishing post in 2 days lol
    2. Debbie F 0
      Thanks always Josh. lol Bill why I wish I knew a fancy thank you! Thank you very much Allen.
    3. Allan Prasil 0
      Nice
    4. Bill Fussell 0
      Muy excellente' miss Debbie
    5. Nice catch Debbie
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  7. 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 F 0
      Thank you Shawn and Larry!
    2. Larry Sonnier 0
      Nice catch
    3. Nice one Debbie!!🎣🎣
    4. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Steven!
    5. Steven G 0
      Nice channel cat.
    6. 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 F 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 F 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. Nice Kitty Cat Debbie.Your deadly with those rooster tailsπŸ‘πŸ»
    15. Debbie F 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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  8. 12 in. White Crappie with a live shiners

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

    1. Debbie F 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. My favorite is actually spotted bass. I think they are as good as crappie and they get bigger!🎣🎣
    3. Ohh your going to start a controversy!!! Lol😲
    4. Debbie F 0
      Crappie even beats walleye in my book. πŸ˜€
    5. 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 F 0
      The best in my mind Shawn! Easy to clean too!
    7. Definitely good eating!🎣
    8. Debbie F 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 F 0
      Hey hey thanks Carl!
    11. carl schulze 0
      i thumbed it on fishbrain as well.lol. nice crappie
    12. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Shawn! 🎣🐟
    13. Good one Debbie!πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ
    14. Debbie F 0
      Why thank you!
    15. b ripoer 0
      Nice slab Debbie
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