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Lake of the Ozarks Fishing



Lake of the Ozarks Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Lake of the Ozarks, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Green Sunfish

  2. Green Sunfish

    There is a 25.93% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 14 Green Sunfish counted.

    Lake of the Ozarks Green Sunfish Counts Chart
    Green

    ENLARGE LAKE OF THE OZARKS GREEN SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  3. Bluegill

  4. Bluegill

    There is a 16.67% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 9 Bluegill counted.

    Lake of the Ozarks Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

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  5. Longear Sunfish

  6. Longear Sunfish

    There is a 16.67% catch rate for Longear Sunfish, based on 9 Longear Sunfish counted.

    Lake of the Ozarks Longear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Longear

    ENLARGE LAKE OF THE OZARKS LONGEAR SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  7. Largemouth Bass

  8. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 11.11% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 6 Largemouth Bass counted.

    Lake of the Ozarks Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
    Largemouth

    ENLARGE LAKE OF THE OZARKS LARGEMOUTH BASS COUNTS CHART


  9. Common Carp

  10. Common Carp

    There is a 5.56% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 3 Common Carp counted.

    Lake of the Ozarks Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

    ENLARGE LAKE OF THE OZARKS COMMON CARP COUNTS CHART


  11. Rock Bass

  12. Rock Bass

    There is a 5.56% catch rate for Rock Bass, based on 3 Rock Bass counted.

    Lake of the Ozarks Rock Bass Counts Chart
    Rock

    ENLARGE LAKE OF THE OZARKS ROCK BASS COUNTS CHART


  13. Channel Catfish

  14. Channel Catfish

    There is a 3.7% catch rate for Channel Catfish, based on 2 Channel Catfish counted.

    Lake of the Ozarks Channel Catfish Counts Chart
    Channel

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  15. Rainbow Trout

  16. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 3.7% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 2 Rainbow Trout counted.

    Lake of the Ozarks Rainbow Trout Counts Chart
    Rainbow

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  17. Smallmouth Bass

  18. Smallmouth Bass

    There is a 3.7% catch rate for Smallmouth Bass, based on 2 Smallmouth Bass counted.

    Lake of the Ozarks Smallmouth Bass Counts Chart
    Smallmouth

    ENLARGE LAKE OF THE OZARKS SMALLMOUTH BASS COUNTS CHART


  19. Redear Sunfish

  20. Redear Sunfish

    There is a 1.85% catch rate for Redear Sunfish, based on 1 Redear Sunfish counted.

    Lake of the Ozarks Redear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redear

    ENLARGE LAKE OF THE OZARKS REDEAR SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 13 species of fish and 54 fish counted for June around Lake of the Ozarks.

To date, there are 28 species of fish and a total of 555 fish counted for Lake of the Ozarks and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 12/31/1879 (145 years).

Last Update: 6/13/2024 3:49:11 PM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Lake of the Ozarks are the following:

  1. Cole Camp Creek


  2. Submerged Bridge


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  4. Mossy Creek


  5. Submerged Bridge


  6. Boat Ramp


  7. Submerged Bridge


  8. Brush creek
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  9. Horsethief Bluff


  10. Deer Creek Arm


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Top Lake of the Ozarks Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Osage Beach Bait & Tackle


  2. Ozarks Bait & Tackle


  3. L.A. Products


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Top Lake of the Ozarks Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Jack's Guide Services
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Top Lake of the Ozarks Marinas

  1. Montego Bay Marina


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