The lake level was 657.5; generation of 28,000 CFS by midweek up to 35,000 CFS by the end of the week for a level of 657.3 by the weekend. Surface temperature at Bagnell Dam was 38 degrees. Truman Lake was at 715.3 level.

The lake level was 657.5; generation of 28,000 CFS by midweek up to 35,000 CFS by the end of the week for a level of 657.3 by the weekend. Surface temperature at Bagnell Dam was 38 degrees. Truman Lake was at 715.3 level.

TO NOTE

The Lower Osage is from the dam to the 22-mile mark; Mid-Lake is from the 22- to 38-mile mark, the Upper Osage is from the 38-mile mark to the Route 65 Bridge.

TOURNAMENT RESULTS

No tournaments were reported last weekend.

BAGNELL DAM SPILLWAY/OSAGE RIVER

Water clarity: Stained. Fishing is slow for all species.

LOWER OSAGE

Water clarity: Stained. Black bass: Slow on suspending stickbaits along steep banks.   Crappie: Slow on jigs 8 to 15 feet deep around brush.

GRAVOIS

Water clarity: Stained. Black bass: Fair on Alabama rigs and finesse jigs in brush piles 18 feet deep. Crappie: Fair on jigs 8 feet deep around brush and docks.

MID-LAKE

Water clarity: Muddy. Fishing is slow for all species 

GRAND GLAIZE

Water clarity: Muddy. Fishing is slow for all species

NIANGUA

Water clarity: Muddy. Fishing is slow for all species.

UPPER OSAGE

Water clarity: Muddy. Black bass: Slow on crankbaits along channel swing banks. Crappie: Slow on jigs in brush 15 feet deep along docks. 

TRUMAN DAM SPILLWAY

Water clarity: Stained. Fishing is slow for all species.

SOURCES

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); and Ferg’s Bait & Tackle (660-438-7413). Tournament Results—Thanks to www.bassingbob.com.