Author Archives : oldoarhouseinn


Summertime Fishing is Here

I have been on Lake of the Ozarks every day this week and the fishing has been great!  Decided to go fishing last minute on Wednesday and it was a good day. Didn’t start until 4pm and caught 18 nice blue cats with big fish being 24 pounds followed by a 27 and 29 pound […]


Fishing in the Dark is Getting Hot!

Fishing has picked up with the best bite being at night. I caught 16 nice blue cats all from 5 pounds up to 28 pounds from 8pm-1am. Fish are in the main channel and also staged up on deeper channel ledges. The best action was on large cut shad heads and chunks. Caught a few good […]


Bring on the Summer

Fishing last week was fairly slow and the best bite is back on the ledges and in the main channel fishing in the current. The water temperature last week was 56 degrees which is way behind what it should be for May. Cut shad produced better than whole shad. —Chris Jones, Catfish Pursuit Guide Service


Congratulations to our Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the first annual Old Oar House Inn Snagging Tournament on April 6th! 1st Place – S. Forkner – 84lb ($590) 2nd Place – D. Durward – 75lb ($420) 3rd Place – R. Smith – 70.4lb ($250) 4th Place – L. Nanning – 69.4lb ($200) 5th Place – J. Osgood – […]


Slow going

With the cold front coming through the catfish bite has slowed down with the best bite being on the mud flats or wind blown mud flats in 2-8 feet of water.  Fished yesterday and caught 10 nice blue cats but the bite was slower than it had been earlier in the week.  Water temperature in […]


15+ Fish Every Day This Week

Fished all last week and caught more than 15 fish every day, no real pattern again with fish caught from 4 feet of water on the flats to 51 feet of water in the main channel.  Small baits were still producing best, fresh cut shad and the fish preferred shad heads.  Sunday during the KC […]