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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, longear sunfish, warmouth, white bass, striped bass and paddlefish at Table Rock Lake in Missouri.

Table Rock Lake, MO

Come visit Table Rock Lake for the outdoor experiences of a lifetime. Beautiful scenery surrounds this 745 miles of shoreline known for some of the best largemouth bass and Kentucky bass fishing anywhere. Crappie, catfish, striped bass, sunfish and other species also lurk in these waters to thrill your angling spirit.

The purpose of this page is to deliver an overview of this lake, the fishing options, and area amenities. Our goal is to provide info to first time visitors, as well as beginner and novice anglers. We gathered details from personal experience, numerous trusted websites, and videos of fishing activity on the lake. These websites include the Missouri Department of Conservation, marinas at the lake, campgrounds, boat rental agencies and others. By consolidating this information to one page it allows visitors to see the entire picture, all in one place.

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Table Rock Lake, located in southwestern Missouri, is renowned for its exceptional fishing opportunities and scenic beauty. Spanning over 43,000 acres, this expansive lake offers anglers a chance to catch a variety of popular fish species.

Bass fishing is a major draw at Table Rock Lake, with largemouth, spotted, and smallmouth bass being the primary targets. The lake's crystal-clear waters and rocky shorelines provide excellent habitat for these prized game fish. Anglers can use a range of techniques such as casting topwater lures, crankbaits, or soft plastics to entice bass. The lake's healthy bass population and the potential for trophy-sized catches make it a favorite among bass fishing enthusiasts.

Table Rock Lake is also known for its striped bass fishery. These hard-fighting fish can grow to impressive sizes and provide thrilling battles for anglers. Striped bass are often found in deeper waters, near points, and along channel edges. Trolling with large crankbaits or using live bait such as shad can attract these powerful predators. The lake's striped bass fishery offers an exciting challenge for anglers seeking an adrenaline-pumping fishing experience.

Walleye is another sought-after species at Table Rock Lake. Anglers can find these elusive fish near rocky points, drop-offs, or submerged structures. Fishing with jigs, crankbaits, or live bait such as nightcrawlers or minnows can yield successful walleye catches. The lake's healthy walleye population and its clear waters make it a prime location for walleye fishing.

Catfish enthusiasts will also find plenty of opportunities at Table Rock Lake. Channel catfish and flathead catfish are abundant in the lake's waters. Anglers can target catfish near deep holes, submerged timber, or along the lake's channels. Using cut bait, live bait, or prepared stink baits can entice these bottom-dwelling predators. The lake's catfish populations offer exciting angling experiences for anglers of all ages.

Table Rock Lake is also home to a variety of panfish species, including black and white crappie, white bass, bluegill, and sunfish. These species provide additional angling opportunities and are popular among families or anglers looking for relaxed fishing experiences.

Table Rock Lake in Missouri is a haven for anglers seeking a diverse range of popular fish species. Whether you're targeting bass, striped bass, walleye, catfish, or panfish, the lake offers an exciting fishing experience. With its stunning scenery and recreational amenities, Table Rock Lake is an ideal destination for fishing, boating, and camping adventures.

Table Rock Lake offers a variety of recreational activities including hiking, sightseeing, swimming, boating and water skiing. Come to Table Rock Lake and take in the outdoors like never before. With plenty of boat docks and marinas, this is a great lake for bass boats, canoes, kayaks, pontoons, fishing boats and water-sport craft. If you prefer to fish from the bank, there is plenty of accessible shoreline at various places around the lake.

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Primary fish species residing in Table Rock Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Bluegill Longear Sunfish Warmouth Sunfish White Bass Striped bass Paddlefish

Table Rock Lake Amenities

Table Rock Lake

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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In addition to fishing, Table Rock Lake offers ample opportunities for boating and camping. Anglers can explore the lake's vast waters, enjoy water sports, or simply relax in the tranquil camping areas. The lake's multiple boat ramps, marinas, and camping facilities make it a preferred destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

Fishing Boat Rentals

Baxter Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats and kayaks
417 779-4301

Big M Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats
417 271-3853

Campbell Point Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats
417 858-6331

Cape Fair Boat Dock & Marina
Rentals: Fishing boats and pontoon boats
417 538-4163

Chateau Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats
417 243-1744

Eagle Rock Marina
Rentals: Bass boats and pontoon boats
417 271-3398

Fall Creek Marina
Rentals: Fishing boats and pontoon boats
417 336-4937

Hideaway Marina
Rentals: Fishing boats and pontoon boats
417 538-2828

Holiday Island Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats, canoes and kayaks
479 253-8300

Indian Point Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats
417 338-2891

Kings River Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats
417 858-6429

Long Creek Marina
Rentals: Bass boats and pontoon boats
417 334-4860

Port of Kimberling Marina & Resort
Rentals: Pontoon boats
417 739-2315

Rock Lane Resort and Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats
417 338-2211

State Park Marina
Rentals: Bass boats and pontoons
417 334-2628

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Aunts Creek Campground Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, off Aunts Creek Park Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Aunts Creek Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, off Aunts Creek Park Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Clevenger Cove Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, north side, off Clevenger Cove Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Dale Avenue Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the northeast side of the lake, off Dale Avenue, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.

Joe Bald Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off Joe Bald Park Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.

Kimberling Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off Nautical Circle, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Mill Creek Campground Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off Mill Creek Park Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Moonshine Beach Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off State Highway 265, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Roaring River Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off State Park Drive, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Table Rock Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, at the south end of the Highway 39 Bridge, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Marinas

Baxter Marina
4667 W State Hwy H
Lampe, MO 65681
417 779-4301

Big M Marina
26111 Big M Campground
Cassville, MO 65625
417 271-3853

Branson Bay Marina
668 Emerald Point Dr
Hollister, MO 65672
417 334-7807

Campbell Point Marina
1363 Campbell Point Rd
Shell Knob, MO 65747
417 858-6331

Cape Fair Boat Dock & Marina
1500 76-82
Cape Fair, MO 65624
417 538-4163

Chateau Marina
415 N State Hwy 265
Branson, MO 65616
417 243-1744

Eagle Rock Marina
31170 State Hwy 86
Eagle Rock, MO 65641
417 271-3398

Fall Creek Marina
438 Illinois St
Branson, MO 65616
417 336-4937

Hideaway Marina
1810 Hideaway Rd
Galena, MO 65656
417 538-2828

Holiday Island Marina
124 Woodsdale Dr
Holiday Island, AR 72631
479 253-8300

Indian Point Marina
3443 Indian Point Marina
Branson, MO 65616
417 338-2891

Kings River Marina
27504 Big Rock Rd
Shell Knob, MO 65747
417 858-6429

Long Creek Marina
1368 Long Creek Rd
Ridgedale, MO 65739
417 334-4860

Port of Kimberling Marina & Resort
201 Marina Way
Kimberling City, MO 65686
417 739-2315

Rock Lane Resort and Marina
611 Rock Ln
Branson, MO 65616
417 338-2211

State Park Marina
380 State Park Marina Rd
Branson, MO 65616
417 334-2628

Click here for a Missouri Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Viney Creek Campground - 417 271-1001

Campbell Point Campground - 417 858-3903

Cape Fair Campground - 417 538-2220

Aunt's Creek Store & RV Park - 417 739-5267

Table Rock Lake RV Resort & Marina - 417 739-4627

Lakeview Campground - 417 338-5211

Indian Point Park Campground - 417 338-2121

Branson KOA Holiday Campground - 417 334-4414

Ozark Country Campground - 417 334-4681

Branson Stagecoach RV Park - 417 335-8185

Old 86 Campground - 417 779-5376

Mill Creek Campground - 417 779-5378

Baxter Campground - 417 779-5370

Table Rock Lake MO Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Table Rock Lake
State Park Marina
380 State Park Marina Rd
Branson, MO 65616
417 334-2628

 

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Table Rock Lake offers excellent largemouth bass and Kentucky bass fishing, plus full service marinas, restaurants, boat rental, camping and lodging.

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