- Published on Monday, May 12 2014 4:09 PM
Written by Maria
Posted by Mark Ruda
Have a Reel Good Time with the Whole Family at the Bull Shoals Lake
Fishing at the Bull Shoals Lake has never been this exciting in Branson as the lake has the finest fresh water in the world. The clear and clean water of the lake covers 1,000 miles of pristine shoreline. Bull Shoals Lake covers an area of 45,000 acres and mostly surrounded by deep forests. This man-made lake was formed after the completion in 1952 of the Bull Shoals Dam. It was constructed to produce hydroelectric power for the purpose of controlling flood coming from the White River basin.
Fishing at the Bull Shoals Lake is a wonderful recreation that becomes popular because of great abundance of fabulous wall eye and white bass. The lake is not only a favorite fishing destination, but also a great place for swimming, scuba diving, water skiing, wakeboarding, boating, and parasailing. In the Bull Shoals Lake you can find marinas and area resorts that offer boats and a variety of sports equipments for rent, supplies on sale, and guides fore hire.
Bull Shoals Lake garnered several angling records in the states of Missouri and Arkansas. The lake also achieved wide recognition when it improved fish habitat and enhanced fishing in the area. The stream coming from Bull Shoals Dam that drifts to the White River has an abundance of trout and produced state records for brown and rainbow trout in the Midwest. Fishing in the Bull Shoals Lake is the most favorite recreation wanted to be enjoyed first by visitors from all over the country. Largemouth bass, white bass, striped bass, and black bass are all abundant in the lake that can be angled easily by fishing enthusiasts.
Boating is also one of the most popular water sports activities in Bull Shoals Lake. Area resorts and several marinas in the lake offer multiple boat docks for boating enthusiasts so they can buy supplies including fuel for their boats for them to set sail. At the dock facilities in the Bull Shoals Lake, boaters can rent boats, Wave Runners, take service of a guide for fishing trip, rent a houseboat, scuba gear, and other water sports equipments. The dock facilities also feature a full floating marina store that sells reels and rods, marine hardware, sunglasses, clothing, snacks and many more to boaters.
If you want to experience other water sports adventure aside from boating and fishing, try a little more thrilling adventure, scuba diving in the lake. Exciting water adventure under the waves can be greatly enjoyed by advanced divers or even by beginners. Bull Shoals Lake is called sometimes the “Caribbean of the Midwest” by scuba diving enthusiasts. Diving classes are offered for advanced and beginner in the lake. Be entertained for hours on the lake floor with its sunken boats, beautiful rock formations, and hundreds of different types of fish.
For a fun and exciting fishing trip, boating, and diving adventure, visit the Bull Shoals Lake this summer and stay at one of the best accommodations of the Thousand Hills Golf Resort.
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