Lake Taneycomo is a perfect tourist destination during the start of spring season as you will get first hand experience of seeing new blooms of flowers and plants around the Ozark mountains. Lake Taneycomo is one of the most fascinating lakes in the Midwest that features clean and clear waters that provides visitors exciting water sports adventures and finest trout fishing. The rainbow trout and brown trout in the lake provide anglers an exciting fishing experience all year round. Anglers who want to participate in the contest using artificial bait fishing can have a rewarding experience of the coveted Rainbow and Brown Trout estate records that are at stake in the Trophy Trout Area in the lake.
Lake Taneycomo is a fantastic vacation destination for people who want to spend a great fishing experience and exciting water sports adventure. When the construction of Power Site Dam in Forsyth, Missouri was completed in 1913, it created over 2,080 acres of surface that became the Lake Taneycomo. The Power Site Dam is owned by a private corporation, The Empire Electric Company. The corporation is licensed to operate, maintain, and produce hydroelectric power until 2022.
A cold temperature of the water on the lake that averages 48 degrees F offers anglers great trout fishing. In Lake Taneycomo no water activities are allowed when Power Site Dam is generating hydroelectric power. When the dam is generating power, the water in the lake will become cold and its current becomes strong that will result in a fast running river. When the water in the lake reaches depth of 50 feet, the water gets warmer. The depth of water and coldness in the river depend on how many generators are running at Power Site Dam.
While you are enjoying many great recreational activities like boating, fishing, swimming, or wading on Lake Taneycomo, you may hear a continuous blowing of horn. This is a warning that the Power Site Dam is starting to generate power. This power generation will result to a sudden increase of speed of the current of the water. In just a matter of a few minutes, the water level in the lake may rise suddenly.
Lake Taneycomo has an annual stock of approximately 750,000 of brown and rainbow trout that measure between ten to twelve inches. Anglers can fish using artificial baits in the reserved area on the uppermost portion of the lake. The lake features full service marinas, resorts, campgrounds & RV parks that offer canoeing, kayaking, fishing boats, motors, tackle, fishing guides, and pontoon boats for a relaxing and fun-packed water sports activities. The Branson side of Lake Taneycomo gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy shopping and dining at the new Branson Landing that features an array of retail outlet shops that offer great shopping and delightful foods in many fine restaurants.
If you want to experience the best fishing adventure and great water sports activity in a clear cold water, visit Lake Taneycomo in Branson and stay at one of the best accommodations of Thousand Hills Golf Resort.
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