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Sweet Summertime at the Bull Shoals Lake

Date: 2014-05-24 12:00:00 am


Sweet Summertime at the Bull Shoals Lake

If you are looking for a perfect vacation destination to spend a sweet summertime, visit the Bull Shoals Lake in Branson where you will enjoy water sports adventures and exciting fishing activities that you will truly remember. The lake has a shoreline of one thousand miles surrounded by deep forests and covers an area of 45,000 acres. When the construction of Bull Shoals Dam was completed in 1952, this man-made Bull Shoals Lake was formed. While the main purpose of the dam was to produce hydroelectric power, its other purpose was to control flooding in the White River basin.

Bull Shoals Lake has been widely recognized in the Midwest as a perfect fishing spot.  Fishing at the Bull Shoals Lake has become popular because of abundance of fabulous white bass and wall eye. Aside from being a favorite fishing destination, the lake is also great for scuba diving, wake boarding, swimming, boating, water skiing, and parasailing. In the lake you can find area resorts and marinas that offer boat rentals, sports equipments, guides for hire, and supplies on sale. The prime trout fishery in the White River produced state records for cutthroat and rainbow trout.

One of the most popular water sports activities in the lake is boating. The lake has several public marinas and area resorts that offer boat dock facilities for boating enthusiasts where they can buy supplies including fuel for their boats. At the dock facilities in the lake, boaters can rent boats, wave runners, rent a houseboat, scuba gear, water sports equipments, and boaters can request of service guide for fishing trip. The dock facilities also offer a full floating marina store where you can buy reels and rods, sunglasses, marine hardware, clothing, snacks, and many more to boaters.

Boating enthusiasts at the Bull Shoals Lake can make use of boat docks in the lake for them to weigh anchor and set sail. Fishing is another one of the most favorite recreations in the lake. Largemouth bass, white bass, striped bass, and black bass can easily be angled in the lake. Each year, several record sized fish such as crappie, walleye, and catfish have been pulled out from the Bull Shoals Lake.  

If you want to experience some other exciting water sports adventures aside from boating and fishing, try a little more unique water sports activity, scuba diving in the lake. Try this very exciting water activity under the waves, which is ideal for beginners or advanced drivers. Scuba diving enthusiasts who have experienced diving in Bull Shoals Lake have called the place ‘The Caribbean of the Midwest’. Diving instructors in the lake offer beginner and advanced diving classes. The beautiful rock formations, sunken boats, and hundreds of different types of fish are some of the things that can make your diving adventure a memorable one. 

If you want to spend a sweet summertime vacation and enjoy a variety of water sports adventures in Bull Shoals Lake, come to Branson and stay at Thousand Hills Golf Resort.

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