While summer may still be a few months away, there’s plenty of reason to come to the Lake this spring, especially if you enjoy fishing! According to BassingBob.com, March 1st was the unofficial start of spring fishing at the Lake of the Ozarks. Whether you like to fish just for fun or for sport, the Lake of the Ozarks is the place to go!


Spring Big Bass Bash


The Big Bass Bash is the most anticipated fishing tournament at the Lake of the Ozarks. Anglers from across the country head to the Lake of the Ozarks to compete for some major prizes! This year’s spring event will take place April 15-16, 2023. The event is one of the largest bash fishing tournaments in the nation. Since it’s inception in 2006, the Big Bass Bash tournament has stived to give “the weekend angler” a chance to win huge cash prizes just like the pros!

The person who catches the biggest bass of the weekend will win $100,000! In addition, over $142,000 will be awarded in bi-hourly payouts. The event will take place at Grand Glazie State Park (Public Beach #2), with weigh-in stations located at Red Oak Resort, Point Randall Resort, Public Beach #2, Alhonna Resort and Ivy Bend Resort. The awards ceremony will take place starting around 4:00 pm on Sunday, April 16th. To register for the tournament online visit: www.MidwestFishingTournaments.com.


Fishing at the Lake of the Ozarks

The Lake of the Ozarks is home to some of the best fishing in the United States, with over 1,150 miles of shoreline. The Lake of the Ozarks is home to a variety of species of fish including largemouth bass, spotted bass, black and white crappie, blue catfish, channel catfish, flathead catfish, white bass, hybrid striper, paddlefish, walleye and bluegill. During the spring months of March to May, the temperatures are warming up and the fish are becoming more active. Plus the Lake isn’t swamped with other boaters like during the summer months, making spring the perfect time for a Lake of the Ozarks fishing trip! For more on spring fishing and tips on catching large mouth bass, crappie and spoonbill this spring, checkout FunLake.com!


If you’ll be joining us at the Lake of the Ozarks for some spring fishing, we’d love the opportunity to help you find the perfect accommodations. Many of our Lake of the Ozarks rental homes and condos are waterfront and offer boat slips for use during your stay. Our friendly staff is standing by answer your questions and guide you to the ideal property for your needs. Give us a call at 573-365-3367 today to get started planning!


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