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Guided Fishing Trip from Branson
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Largest of the big lakes of the White River, popular for many recreational activities.
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and peaceful. Scenery is breathtaking. Water was 30 feet high but did not keep me away. May can be a little stormy but also beautiful, as the picture depicts.

Thank debindenton
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Year after year in my youth, we went to the Twin Lakes, typically Norfork, to fish and ski. My family also took a 2 week vacation annually, but my mind and heart was always in AR. Years ago, I knew I would retire there. 10...More

1  Thank Susie A
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had all afternoon to drive around Bull Shoals Lake. It had some of the most beautiful scenery you could imagine. Well worth the time it takes to see this pretty part of Arkansas.

Thank Butterflydays
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This is a clear lake that is not crowded and offers good boating and fishing. If you do not own or rent a boat it is a hard lake to enjoy. There are not many beach type areas. It is a very rocky shore. The...More

Thank Cathomeyer
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We visited during July for a long weekend boating trip. The lake was fabulous, the water is crystal clear and beautiful. My son loves to wakeboard and said its the best water he's seen. It's like you have the lake to yourself, it's never crowded....More

1  Thank AvistonSue
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Book a tour of the lake via the Bull Shoals information centre. We went in the evening around six so not too hot. The volunteer guides were very knowledgeable and picked out interesting points along the way. We were also lucky enough to spy bald...More

Thank Ozzietraveller69
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here for 20 years and the fishing gets better and better. Stay at the Wagon Wheel Resort. Clean and owners very accommodating.

1  Thank debindenton
Reviewed 2 October 2014

I am here on the lake for work for the next few weeks. I have been on both Table Rock and Beaver. Both of those lake are amazing and this lake is the same. It is deep crystal clear water. There is very little boat...More

3  Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Rented a pontoon from Bull Shoals marina (great group of people!) Spent the day exploring the lake. Beautiful scenery, clear water.

1  Thank BrendaB331
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Beautiful lake. Caught lot's of fish :) The weather was perfect and the lake was not to crowded. Really enjoyed it :)

1  Thank seetheworldtoday47
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