The Lake Today Recreation


Lake of the Ozarks to host high school bass tournament

Missouri high school anglers will have the chance to fish for $28,000 in scholarship money during the Missouri High School Fall Classic Bass Tournament Oct. 26 at the Lake of the Ozarks.

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Fall is the right time to visit Kentucky Lake

Kentucky Lake is a true sportsman’s paradise. A group of 200 professional outdoor enthusiasts just proved it.

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‘Take a Kid Fishing’ at 5th annual free derby

The Annual Take a Kid Fishing Derby is an increasingly popular free activity for children and their families to try to hook a big catch or learn how to fish from local experts.

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Monarch butterflies getting ready for migration

Not only do monarch butterflies migrate thousands of miles each year, but they also go through four generations per year, so the butterflies that migrate south each fall are not the same ones that came north in the spring.

Make plans now for the Fall Big Bass Bash

On Oct. 4-5, Lake Area businesses will see a swarm of amateur fisherman come to Lake of the Ozarks in hopes of claiming a $70,000 grand prize for the biggest fish during the Annual Fall Big Bass Bash.

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The unexpected loss of man’s best friend

Junior was born the son of Bocephus. He was destined for greatness. Having a renowned retriever for a father sets expectations high. Junior may have never won a world title, but he was a champion. The tears of two little girls prove it.

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Fishing Tip & Lure: Big baits for big bass

This weekend, the Fall Big Bass Bash will bring in thousands of amateur fishermen from across the country to compete for $70,000 grand prize at Lake of the Ozarks.

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Enjoy the colors of fall

As the heat of summer fades into the cool weather of fall, trees and shrubs around the Show-Me State transform from leaves of green to a fall-foliage color palette of golds, reds, oranges and purples.

Golfers still encouraged to sign up for 8th annual Hope House Golf Classic Saturday

A few slots are still open for the eighth annual Hope House Golf Classic Saturday, Sept. 27 at Bear Creek Valley Golf Course.

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Three flowers that thrive in fall’s cooler temperatures

The University of Missouri Extension Service says to add pizzazz to your autumn display

The University of Missouri Extension Service describes autumn flowers as “nature’s last brazen splash of the paintbrush before the sullen grays of winter come.”

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Captive deer remain wildlife controlled by MDC

One vote. One vote was the difference between reclassifying captive deer as livestock, or leaving them as wildlife under the control of the Missouri Department of Conservation.

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Fishing Tip & Lure: It’s about structure, lighting and location with crappie beds

Crappie fishing is gearing up at the Lake, and placing the beds properly is key to scoring some prime fish.

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Local residents chosen as State Fair Farm Family for Camden County

Ernie and Christi Calvert and family of Camdenton were among the 110 families honored during the Missouri State Fair’s Farm Family Day Aug. 11.

Save Blue Springs Creek Stream Team to hold meeting Monday

The Save Blue Springs Creek Stream Team will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Eldon McDonald’s.

Missouri is among top states for farmers markets

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Missouri is among the top 10 states in the number of farmers’ markets with 245 listed in the National Farmers’ Market Directory.