The Lake Today Recreation


Help support Laker Athletics in upcoming Golf Classic

The Laker Athletic Boosters is looking for participants in its 28th annual Laker Invitational Golf Classic Monday, Sept. 1, at The Oaks Golf Course at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach.

Highway Patrol reminds boaters of safety precautions during Lake of the Ozarks Shootout this weekend

Captain Gregory D. Kindle, Troop F commanding officer for the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds boaters of the upcoming Lake of the Ozarks Shootout boat race event being held near the Hurricane Deck Bridge on Lake of the Ozarks of safety precautions.

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Lake of the Ozarks Shootout activities continue with race this weekend

Event raises thousands for local charities, organizations

Ten days of activities are underway for attendees at the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout powerboat races.

Racers can hit the trails with the Missouri State Parks Racing Series

Missouri State Parks is unveiling its inaugural season of the “Missouri State Parks Racing Series” this fall. Trail races of various types and distances of will take place at Finger Lakes, Johnson Shut-Ins, Stockton and Katy Trail state parks.

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Refuge at Peck Ranch Conservation Area to reopen

A little more than a month after flood damage forced a temporary closure, the refuge portion of the Peck Ranch Conservation Area reopened o the public on Friday, Aug. 15.

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New deer regulations to help population rebound

What a difference 80 years can make. In the span of just one human lifetime, Missouri’s white-tailed deer herd has gone from almost nonexistent to thriving. With restoration complete, management is the challenge of the day.

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Fishing Tip & Lure: Waxworms help teach beginning fishermen the ropes

For those children 5 years old and younger, one rod, reel and bait set-up seems to work best and draw their interest into fishing.

Couples Scramble scheduled for Aug. 23 at Rolling Hills

Rolling Hills Country Club in Versailles will host a Couples Scramble Saturday, Aug. 23.

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8th Annual C.O.P.S. Golf Tournament sells out

Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) and the Missouri Conservation Agents Association held their eighth annual golf tournament on Aug. 3 at Old Kinderhook in Camdenton.

Sycamore Creek Couples League releases results for Aug. 17

The Sycamore Creek Couples League continues its 2014 season Sunday, Aug. 17. The following are the results.

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Driftwood Outdoors: Clean Water Act should matter to all sportsmen

The Clean Water Act has been stirring up some controversy in Missouri lately. As is so often the case, most of the concern is rooted in confusion.

Don’t turn up your nose at turnips

You may not be able to squeeze blood from a turnip, but you can easily grow this tasty and nutritious vegetable.

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Protect blue catfish by following “fish and release” protocol

Special regulations on handling blue catfish caught in Truman Lake and Lake of the Ozarks went into effect March 1

To “help fish, especially blue catfish, live to fight another day,” the Missouri Department of Conservation says anglers should adhere to the following guidelines.

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Fishing Tip & Lure: Catching catfish the easy, enjoyable way

It is one of the most enjoyable, relaxing ways to catfish during the hot summer months: noodle lines.

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Early teal season set, outlook bright

The outlook is bright for Missouri’s early teal hunting season, but state officials say some hunters will need to make different arrangements than in years past to buy federal duck stamps.