The lake level was 658.9; generation around 6,500 CFS throughout the week for a level of 658.5 by the weekend. Surface temperature at Bagnell Dam was 53 degrees. Truman Lake was at 706.8 level.

The lake level was 658.9; generation around 6,500 CFS throughout the week for a level of 658.5 by the weekend.  Surface temperature at Bagnell Dam was 53 degrees. Truman Lake was at 706.8 level.  

TO NOTE

The Lower Osage is from the dam to the 22-mile mark; Mid-Lake is between the 22 and 38-mile marks; the Upper Osage is between the 38 and the Rt. 65 Bridge.

WALLEYE

No catches reported.

CRAPPIE

Lower Osage: Fair on jigs around main lake docks 12 to 15 feet deep. Gravois: Good on jerkbaits, jigs or minnows around main lake docks 12 feet deep. Mid-Lake: Fair on jigs in brush piles and around main lake docks 15 to 20 feet deep. Grand Glaize: Good on jigs set below bobbers 4 to 6 feet deep in coves with deep water and shooting jigs around docks on the main channel. Niangua: Fair on minnows and jigs in brush piles 12 to 18 feet deep. Upper Osage: Good on minnows 6 to 8 feet deep around docks.

CATFISH

Gravois: Fair on limblines with cut skipjack or shad. Mid-Lake: Fair drifting cut shad along the main channel. Grand Glaize: Fair on cut shad tightlining 30 to 35 feet deep.

BLACK BASS

Mark Tucker won the Webb Elite Outdoor tournament Dec. 1-2 with 10 bass weighing 33.51 pounds. Bagnell Dam spillway: Fair on crankbaits. Lower Osage: Fair on spinnerbaits, jerkbaits and crankbaits along rocky channel banks and main lake points. Gravois: Good on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and Alabama rigs along rocky main channel banks. Mid-Lake: Fair on crawfish crankbaits, spinnerbaits and jerkbaits on channel banks and rocky points. Grand Glaize: Slow on Wiggle Wart crankbaits on main channel banks. Niangua: Fair on shaky head finesse worms and crawfish crankbaits 1 to 5 feet deep on rocky banks. Upper Osage: Slow on jigs along channel banks.

WHITE AND HYBRID BASS

Lower Osage: Good on jerkbaits along windy points. Gravois: Slow on Alabama rigs on the main channel.

UPDATES

Guide Alfred Chapman (573-465-3810), www.lakeozarkfishingguideservice.com; Big Ed’s Guide Service (573-692-6710) www.bigedsguideservice.com; Guide Jack Uxa (573-434-2570) www.lakeoftheozarksfishingguide.com; Guide John Blankenbeker (573-280-1455); Guide Terry Blankenship (573-480-2835); Guide Jim Dill (573-204-9005) www.jamesdillguideservice.com; Fitz Fishing (573-693-9299); Bryants Osage Outdoors (573-374-2278); Edgar’s Outdoor Sports (573/378-2220); www.edgarssports.com; Cody’s Bait & Tackle (660-723-5115); Lake Level (573-365-9205); Tournament Results—Thanks to www.bassingbob.com.