Bull Shoals Lake Fishing Report near Bull Shoals, Arkansas

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  7/30/2013 7:00 AM

Bass are biting topwater lures early in the morning and soft plastics and live bait during the day. Crayfish and nightcrawlers fished on split-shot rigs are working well on brush piles, points and drop-offs in 15-40 feet of water.

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Species Caught: Largemouth Bass

Missouri Side

  1/15/2013 7:00 AM

Bass fair on soft plastics and nightcrawlers. Walleye fair on jerkbaits and minnows. Catfish good on liver fished near deep brush.

Fly Fish

  1/12/2013 7:00 AM

Mike Schmidt's Double Deceiver is the hot fly as well as most of the bigger articulated flies. Shades of olive, pink and yellow are good color choices now. On days with a slow streamer bite, nymphing is always a reliable option. Scuds, sow bugs, midges, blue wing olives, micro caddis, egg and worm patterns should be in your arsenal.

Trout Fishing

  7/31/2012 7:00 AM

Hopper fishing is hit-or-miss but when they are on, some nice browns are being caught. Nymphing is excellent and producing the best for numbers. Zebra midges, BH Hare’s Ear, scuds and sowbugs are all producing fish. Fishing near the dam with No. 16-18 beadhead pheasant tails has caught many fish. Small rubber-legged streamers have been working in the Wildcat Shoals area along with red Turk’s Tarantulas for brown trout.

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