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Bull Shoals Lake, AR

For boating and fishing enthusiasts alike, Bull Shoals Lake is an excellent getaway destination. Come for a day, a family vacation or a weekend fishing trip. Great bass fishing, crappie fishing, trout and many other species are abundant.

This 71,000-acre reservoir has over 1,000 miles of shoreline, plenty of which is accessible for bank fishing. Kayaks, canoes, bass boats, pontoons and other fishing boats are welcome on the scenic waters of Bull Shoals Reservoir. Multiple marinas and boat rental options are conveniently located around the lake. Novice and serious anglers will find bass, white bass, striped bass, walleye, crappie, sunfish and catfish. Bull Shoals Lake is located in the extreme north, center of the state just west of Mountain Home. Local fishing guides offer trips for virtually any fish species you like.

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What to fish for...

Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, bluegill, longear sunfish, warmouth, white bass and striped bass at Bull Shoals Lake in Arkansas.

Primary fish species residing in Bull Shoals Lake

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

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

Bull Shoals Lake Amenities

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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Fishing Boat Rentals

Buck Creek Marina
Rentals: Fishing boats, bass boats, kayaks and pontoon boats
417 785-4291

Bull Shoals Lake Boat Dock and Marina Services
Rentals: Bass boats and pontoon boats
870 445-4424

Highway 125 Marina
Rentals: Bass boats and pontoon boats
870 436-5390

Lakeview Cove Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats
870 431-5291

Sugarloaf Harbor Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats
870 422-2900

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Buck Creek Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off State Route 125, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

County Road 8064 Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off Marion County Road 8064, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Highway 125 Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off Marina Drive, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

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

Point Return Public Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off Brown's Brach Road, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Tucker Hollow Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off State Route 281, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Marinas

Buck Creek Marina
10642 S State Hwy 125
Protem, Missouri 65733
417 785-4291

Bull Shoals Lake Boat Dock & Marina
140 Boat Dock Cove
Bull Shoals, AR 72619
870 445-4424

Highway 125 Marina
159 Lake Front Pt
Peel, AR 72668
870 436-5390

Lakeview Cove Marina
707 Boat Dock Road
Lakeview, AR 72642
870 431-5291

Oakland Marina
9924 Oakland Rd
Oakland, AR 72661
870 431-5381

Sugarloaf Harbor Marina
1502 Shoreline Drive
Diamond City, AR 72630
870 422-2900

Tucker Hollow Marina
22921 State Highway 281
Lead Hill, Arkansas
870 436-4740

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lead Hill Campground - 870 422-7555

Highway 125 Park Campground - 870 436-5711

Buck Creek Park Campground - 870 785-4313

AR Game & Fish-Fishery Campground - 870 436-2742

Lakeview Campground - 870 431-8116

Bull Shoals Lake Parks Campground - 870 445-7166

SonLight Campground and Cabins - 636 515-5016

Bull Shoals Lake AR Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

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Contact Information

Bull Shoals
Highway 125 Park Bull Shoals
32 Marina Ln
Peel, AR 72668
870 436-5711

 

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