Copyright 2019 James Marsh
Fishing Bull Shoals Lake, Missouri

07/10/19 Fishing Report for Bull Shoals Lake: (See Fishing Report Archive at
bottom of page)


Description of the Lake: Bull Shoals lake is a fantastic destination for both fishing
and boating. Great bass fishing, crappie fishing, and catfish reside in this lake. Many
other species of fish are also found in good numbers in Bull Shoals lake. At
71,000-acres and over 1,000 miles of shoreline, there is plenty of area at Bull Shoals
to explore. Boats, kayaks, and canoes are your best bet to get to the larger
populations of fish, but fishing from the bank will bring you sucess as well.

Species:
Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Spotted Bass
White Bass
Striped Bass
Black Crappie
White Crappie
Walleye
Bluegill
Longear Sunfish
Warmouth
Rainbow Trout

Seasons:
T
he fishing season is year-round.
Spring:
Spring is the best time for crappie, largemouth and spotted bass.
Summer:
This is a good time for bluegill as well as bass.
Fall:
Fall it a great time for spotted, and largemouth bass as well as crappie. Other species
can also be caught.
Winter:
Winter months are the best times for walleye, and a good time for largemouth, and
spotted bass.

Lake Level: Bull Shoals Water Levels

Weather: Bull Shoals Lake Weather

Recommended Lures and Bait Perfect Lures
Bass

Bluegill and sunfish

Crappie































Fly Fishing - Recommended Flies For :
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass - Minnows, Crayfish

Bluegill - Minnows, Nymphs, Terrestrials
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Recommended Fly FishingTackle & Gear
Fly Line:
Floating 3  to 8 weight, depending on species
Leaders:
Leaders for Bass
Leaders for panfish
Best Fly Rods: 3 weight to 8 weight depending on
species:
Journeyman, Maser, Pro, Pemiere
Fly Reels: For 3 to 8 weight fly line-
Journeyman, SR Reel, Redington
Misc Items:
Polarized Sunglasses
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
Fishing Report Archives:
03/10/19 The most pursued species during this time of the year are bass -
largemouth and spotted bass. They can be caught during the cold winter
months. They are generally found in the deeper water of creeks channels, as
well as both submerged and above water river ledges. We recommend using
deep diving crankbaits and jigs with trailers at this time of the year. .
Recommended Tackle & Gear
Line:
Braided & Mono, 4# test to #25 test, depending
on the species of fish
Spinning Rods:
Ultra light to heavy depending on species of fish
Casting Rods
Light to heavy Rod, depending on species of fish
Spinning Reels:
Ultra light to heavy depending on species of fish
Spinning rods:
Light to heavy depending on species of fish
Misc. Items:
Tackle Boxes
Landing Nets
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this area and we will send you a list of our fly
suggestions. Please allow up to 24 hours for a response.
2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help you decide which flies you need.
3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.
All orders are shipped free in the
U. S. Orders over $100 are shipped via Priority Mail.  
Options For Selecting Lures and Bait:
1. Email us (lures@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this area and we will send you a list of our fly
suggestions. Please allow up to 24 hours for a response.
2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help you decide which flies you need.
3. Email us (lures@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.
All orders are shipped free in the
U. S. Orders over $100 are shipped via Priority Mail.