Category: BASS FISHING ARTICLES

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Concrete Cover For Lake of the Ozarks Bass By John Neporadny Jr.

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Concrete   Cover For Lake of the Ozarks Bass By John  Neporadny Jr. A man-made object protruding from the water ruins the aesthetic value of a shoreline but to Lake of the Ozarks bass it’s a thing of beauty. Lake of the Ozarks has some form of a concrete slab sitting in its waters and throughout the year these man-made st...

Nabbing Lake of the Ozarks Bass From Spawning Hideouts  by John Neporadny Jr.

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Nabbing Lake of the Ozarks Bass From Spawning Hideouts by John Neporadny Jr.

Category : BASS FISHING ARTICLES

Nabbing Lake of the Ozarks Bass From Spawning Hideouts by John Neporadny Jr. “Warning!!  If you have a heart condition, it is recommended that you avoid fishing behind this dock because the effects of hooking a spawning bass  could be hazardous to your health.” No, the Surgeon General hasn’t posted any signs lik...

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March bass fishing at Lake of the Ozarks

Category : BASS FISHING ARTICLES

March bass fishing at Lake of the Ozarks By John Neporadny Jr. March bass fishing at Lake of the Ozarks can be as unpredictable as the early spring weather. Situated in central Missouri, 54,000-acre Lake of the Ozarks rarely freezes over completely during the winter, but some sections can still be covered with ice in early Marc...

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Figuring Out Winter Warm-Ups By John Neporadny Jr.

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Figuring Out Winter Warm-Ups   By John Neporadny  Jr. The weather has been frigid and blustery most of the winter and you’ve been cooped up in the house far too long. Then along comes a break from the winter doldrums with a couple of balmy days that give you the chance to relieve your cabin fever. With all that sunshine on ...

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Hair Jigs for Cold Lake of the Ozarks Bass By John Neporadny Jr.

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Hair Jigs for Cold Lake of the Ozarks Bass   By John Neporadny Jr.   During those halcyon days of bass fishing in the 1960s, the bucktail jig and pork split tail eel was one of the deadliest combos for Lake of the Ozarks bass. Now the bucktail and other animal hair jigs have been replaced by flipping, casting and finesse j...

Snow Bassing at Lake of the Ozarks  By John Neporadny Jr.

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Snow Bassing at Lake of the Ozarks By John Neporadny Jr.

Category : BASS FISHING ARTICLES

Snow Bassing at Lake of the Ozarks By John Neporadny Jr. The first winter storm of the season for central Missouri arrived just as competition began for the 1997 BASSMASTER Central Invitational at Lake of the Ozarks. The heaviest snowfall occurred on the first day of competition when some areas around the lake received 1 to 2 inche...

Midwest Finesse Fishing: October 2015 by Ned Kehde

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Midwest Finesse Fishing: October 2015 by Ned Kehde

Category : BASS FISHING ARTICLES

To our delight, the largemouth bass fishing in northeastern Kansas, which had been wretched during September, was stellar during four of our October outings. We caught 121 largemouth bass on Oct. 9, and that was our most fruitful outing. We caught 108 largemouth bass on Oct.2, 87 largemouth bass on Oct. 21, and 76 largemouth bass on ...

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Choosing Lures For Lake of the Ozarks' Fall Bass Fishing by John Neporadny Jr.

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Choosing  Lures For Lake of the Ozarks’  Fall Bass Fishing by John Neporadny Jr.   Selecting  lures  can be tough sometimes, but the decision becomes easier in the fall at Lake of the Ozarks  if you pay attention to a bass’  autumn diet. Since shad become a favorite meal for bass then, any lure that imitates this ...

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Roll Up the River for Big Lake of the Ozarks Bass By John Neporadny Jr.

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Roll Up the River for Big Lake of the Ozarks Bass   By John Neporadny Jr. With heavy fishing pressure expected on Lake of the Ozarks in the fall, Wayne Fitzpatrick knows avoiding the pressure is a key to winning autumn tournaments. “The majority of (tournament) fishermen stay on what I consider the big part of the lake,” sa...

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Key On Isolated Cover for Lake of the Ozarks bass By John Neporadny Jr.

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Key On Isolated Cover for Lake of the Ozarks bass By John Neporadny Jr.   Lake of the Ozarks guide Jack Uxa has a simple game plan for anglers to follow during autumn. Targeting shallow isolated cover is Uxa’s recommendation. “Spend five minutes idling in the back of some no-wake cove because you know there is one big stump ...

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