Jump to content
  • GUESTS

    If you want access to members only forums on HSO, you will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up .

    This box will disappear once you are signed in as a member. 😀

  • RECEIVE THE GIFTS MEMBERS SHARE WITH YOU HERE...THEN...CREATE SOMETHING TO ENCHANT OTHERS THAT YOU WANT TO SHARE

    You know what we all love...

    When you enchant people, you fill them with delight and yourself in return. Have Fun!!!

Sign in to follow this  
prov1900

Table Rock in Mid-June

Recommended Posts

Going on a family get together this June. Looking for any guidance from anyone that has fished this lake. Can you tell me what to expect for fish availability, i.e. what is the learing curve?

Any other tips would be very much appreciated.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've only fished it a couple of times, and it was in July. Surface water temps were above 90, so fishing was very tough. The bigger fish we did find were suspended in deep water chasing schools of shad/baitfish. We were able to catch all three species (largemouth, smallmouth, spotted), but I definitely didn't master it. We started in the bays fishing shallow cover and when that only produced dinks we tried to fish deep cover(flooded timber) but weren't having much luck there either. We ended up fishing the main lake, watching for baitfish schools getting pushed to the surface, and would fish topwater or cranks in those areas. We managed to catch some fish but nothing amazing.

I get the impression that water temp is going to dictate fish location and your productivity more than any other factor in the summer. I was fishing with a local down there and he admitted that when I was there it was some of the toughest fishing he'd had there. This may not be great info, but it's what I got. I'd try talking to the local bait stores or any other local fisherman you can find when you get there to see what the word is.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I live on Beaver Lake, which flows into Tablerock via the White River. We're about 12 feet low from normal pool. I would assume Tablerock is pretty low also.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

What's the word on Beaver? That may be in the works instead of Tablerock, as there are more resorts (that aren't already booked). I see it must be a good striper fishery, but was wondering on the learning curve to green bass, brown bass, and walleye.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Sorry I probably can't be much help yet. Just moved here late last fall - just in time to get my boat on the lift The Striper fishing is suppposed to be very good - not many fish, but very, very large. I would guess the learning curve to Beaver would be steeper than Tablerock. It has pretty good black bass, but not as good as Tablerock. Also has some smallies, some walleye,and Brown and Rainbow Trout below the dam.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I went to Table rock last spring and got a guide for the day. Pete Wenners is the name and he showed me and the girlfriend a good time. [Note from admin: Your post has been edited. Please read forum policy before posting again. Thank you.]

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Table Rock it is. Watching one of the FLW events last week on WFN got me pretty excited. It will be a one time chance to try an Alabama Rig, at least with five rigged baits.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Only three hooked baits if your in Missouri! Don't want you to get into trouble.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That's good news!!

Planned on doing a guided fishing day down there this coming weekend( going down to visit my son ), but changed my mind. Making the short trip from Springfield to Flippin Ark. to tour the Ranger boat factory. grin

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If you're talking Beaver, the FLW tournament is this weekend. You'd probably be better off at the Ranger plant. There are bass boats flying around everywhere.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Didn't do any fishing. Went to the Ranger factory instead! Wow! I was in dream land!! But sad that i knew i couldn't afford any of them!! cry Did find out that they now also build the Stratos and Triton glass boats. Same parent company.

Highly recommend a tour if your in that areas!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Leaving in a couple of days. Looking forward to a bass fishing trip. First one ever that didn't entail a pond. Will report back during the week on successes or failures.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  



  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • This is where:   Big Dave2 HSO Legacy Member Don't know much about football, huh?   😁   Doesn't matter if we have a good QB. We're a running team! 🙄
    • I hope they draft a good QB next year. That was a shiatty play call on first and goal to begin with. Pack aren't that impressive, neither are the Vikes.
    • Anybody lose any touchdowns today? 🤷‍♂️
    • That's why you limit Cousin's attempts.....
    • Good luck with the hunting Tracy.  
    • Use the E Z Stand from ProControl for storing your Trolling motor
    • I am a Super Hunter & Hunting is My Superpower | Custom T Shirt for Hunting   I am a SuperHunter & Hunting is My Superpower | Custom T Shirt for Hunting https://stylemerchantpro.com/i-am-a-superhunter-hunting-is-my-superpower-custom-t-shirt-for-hunting I am a SuperHunter & Hunting is My Superpower | Custom T Shirt for Hunting - Special T-shirt Hoodie Sweatshirt Ladies Item Kids Item and others gift item for men and women We know your Choice and provides the exact Product that you want to be customized in your own way Inside USA and Worldwide shipping available, Home Delivery With Fast Delivery Channel Track Your Order Enriched Online custom t shirt Shop with New Designs to bring the Trends to you! Dedicated Customer Service are waiting for your call +1-855-999-7840 [9:00-5:00 PST, Monday to Friday] We have Best Customer Reviews for our product Quality and Market Best Pricing [Rating:5] TIPS: SHARE it with your friends! Order 2 or more to get Discount More? ==> https://stylemerchantpro.com/hunting-store  
    • My goodness, this team has a horseshoe up it’s rear! Each game they’re looking uglier and getting luckier! Thank goodness it’s a bye week! Hopefully our RB’s get healthy, and they get everything figured out.
    • Magic number from 13 to 9 in one day. Huge!
    • What a great day of baseball! Didn’t see that coming!   First game had some pucker factor lol and the 2nd game was a great comeback and absolute dagger.
×
×
  • Create New...