Lake Taneycomo is one of the best vacation spots in the Midwest where you can experience great fishing adventure during winter time. Lake Taneycomo is a perfect winter getaway in the US with pristine and crystal clear waters that provide fishing enthusiasts the combination of finest rainbow and brown trout fishing and water sports adventure. All year round, the lake provides fishing enthusiasts the opportunity to angle brown trout and rainbow trout. Anglers using artificial bait fishing can have the chance to have a rewarding experience for a coveted Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout fishing state records in the Trophy Trout Area in Lake Taneycomo.
When the White River was used for the construction of Power Site Dam in 1913 in Forsyth, Missouri, it created 2,080 acres of surface that is now called the Lake Taneycomo. The private company that owned the Power Site Dam is licensed to continue to operate the dam and produce hydroelectric power until 2022. When the Power Site Dam is not generating power, visitors in the lake can take advantage of enjoying all sorts of water sports adventures. When the dam is generating power, its current becomes strong and the water temperature will become cold resulting a fast running river.
When the dam is not generating power, visitors can enjoy the clean, calm and crystal clear waters of Lake Taneycomo. The shallow cold water of the lake averages 48 degrees F and is great for fishing and wading. As the lake reaches 50 feet in depth, the water temperature gets warmer. The depth and the coldness of water in the river depend on the number of generators used to generate power at Power Site Dam. The cold water of Lake Taneycomo comes from Table Rock Lake. The cold water of Lake Taneycomo has annual stocks of approximately 750,000 rainbow and brown trout that makes the lake a popular fishing spot.
Lake Taneycomo features full service marinas, area resorts, campgrounds and parks that offer canoeing, kayaking, fishing boats, motors, tackle, guides, and pontoon boats for a relaxing water sports adventures. The lake also features a reserved area on the uppermost portion of the lake which is ideal for anglers using artificial baits. The lakefront area of Lake Taneycomo near the historic downtown Branson features shopping district that offers great shopping opportunities and fine dining. In the area you can find the new Branson Landing that offers hundreds of retail outlets, specialty shops, and fine restaurants.
While you are enjoying your favorite water sports adventure in the lake, pay attention to the continuous blowing of the horn. This is a warning that the Power Site Dam is starting to generate power. This will result to a sudden increase of speed of the current of the river. In just a few minutes, the water in the lake can rise suddenly.
If you want to take a fantastic vacation with your family or friends this winter season, visit the Lake Taneycomo in Branson and enjoy the fun of fishing trout and other great water sports adventures.
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