Category Archives : Fishing Reports


Catfishing is Hot!

Catfish bite is as good as I’ve seen it all year, averaging 25 plus fish a day drift fishing in 22 to 30 feet of water on main lake flats using fresh cut shad. Water temperature in the main channel is 85 degrees and the best bite is during the mid and late afternoon. Big […]


Summertime Cats

Fished yesterday and boated 25 nice blue cats all from 1 to 15 pounds and lost one solid fish that was probably in the 30+ pound range when  hook pulled.  The best bite was in 20-30 feet of water drift fishing with fresh cut shad.  Main lake water temperature was 84 degrees.  There was no […]


Catfishing Time

I Fished Sunday, May 4th and caught 15 nice blues, with a few over 25 pounds. The best bite was drift fishing in 38-55 feet of water on main channel ledges using large cut fresh shad. Main lake water temperature was 66 degrees. —Chris Jones, Catfish Pursuit


Don’t forget about the catfish!

The fish are scattered with the changing weather patterns, some shallow on the mud flats and some moving to deeper water on channel ledges when they run current from the dam. I’ve been getting a few fish on each place I setup but have had to do a lot of moving to find solid numbers. […]


Prime Time!

As of early April, the water temperature in the Lake of the Ozarks at the Old Oar House Inn is around 50 degrees. The water is running and the fish are moving! Don’t miss the chance to catch your trophy this year, even the beginners are killing it. Check out Kori Archambault of the Old […]


Weekend update

Fishing report: Fished Friday and Saturday, 32 nice blue cats total for both days, top three fish were 21, 26, and 32 pounds all caught on mud flats in less than 6 feet of water.  The bite today was lighter and the fish were less aggressive due to the cold front but they are still […]


It’s Fishing Season!

The bite this past weekend was the best its been since ice out with the active fish up on the shallow mud flats in 6 feet of water or less. Smaller baits are more productive than larger baits due to the fish being full on shad kill. Caught 14 fish Saturday with big fish being […]


Summer Fishing

The bite is great on Lake of the Ozarks, I caught 27 nice blue cats on Thursday, August 1st, several fish from 2-6 pounds caught on main lake humps 19-22 feet deep and the bigger fish from 12-31 pounds were in the deeper water from 28-45 feet deep.  The best bite is on fresh cut […]