After my last report the fishing really slowed down, I believe it to be the drastic weather changes we have been having and the warmer than usual water temperature.  I believe that all the temperatures in the 80's are over for the year.  The water temperature today hovered between 69-70, but the fishing was still slow.  Yesterday, in about the first twenty minutes of fishing, I had a total of 6 muskie encounters and then the day slowed down.  Hopefully it will pick up this coming week.


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Hickory Grove Resort
Indian Hill Resort

Stillwater Resort

Goody's Resort

Sunflower Resort

Anglers Resort

Berryland RV Park

Clearlight Inn
Willow Winds
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Nemo Bridge Marina
State Park Marina

Harbor Marina

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Located In The Missouri Ozarks
On Lake Pomme De Terre
Home 417-993-0035  Cell 816-225-3519  

Check the top of the Pictures page for more muskies caught

Have to brag about my grandson,      
Mason, got this real nice buck          

Mike Buechler and a huge 41" Muskie
His first ever muskie   9-14-16          

   Harry Tartar with a 38" muskie 9-28-16

Observed swimming across the lake      

  The dripping wet buck

 Pomme de Terre is located in SW Missouri,
An hour north of Springfield, Mo.
  2 hours south of Kansas City, Mo.
3 hours west of St. Louis, Mo.

Whole & Half Day
Muskie Hunts Available

I want your trip to Pomme de Terre to be very enjoyable, why? because I want your return business.  We will start the day by casting and then by trolling in the afternoon.  If you wish to troll all day, or if you would rather cast, both are fine with me.  We will do the type of fishing that suits you best.  Muskies, like all fish, are unpredictable and if a poor day happens because of the weather or just a bad fishing day we can make arrangements for another trip at a reduced fee.

For your day on the water you will need the following equipment:  current Missouri fishing license, rain gear (if necessary), beverages (I supply free bottled water) (each boat has a cooler), lunch if you wish to eat or we can stop and get something at a marina (one marina offers call in service for lunches)( time spent for lunch does not count against fishing time), snacks if you wish, make sure you have the appropriate clothing for the time of the year or current weather conditions.  You can bring your own fishing equipment, don't have muskie tackle--I do--for you to use, one rule though - lose a lure - you have to replace it, sorry, but those things are very expensive, life jacket, but make sure that you limit the amount of tackle due to space limitations in boats.  Donít forget your camera to take that picture of your muskie.  I provide a check liston this website, print it out and use it.  If you think of something that should be added let me know I am always trying to improve the service to you and everyone else.  No alcohol, while in the boat, please.

1. A 21' Charger Bass Boat, very comfortable to fish out of, a very smooth ride on the water. The boat is powered by a 300 HP Johnson engine and has a 74 Lb. of thrust Minn Kota trolling motor.  Getting anywhere on the lake in a short amount of time is no problem.  Also in the boat is a Frabil Big Kahuna net to land your muskie.    

2. A 24' Pontoon boat if you would just like to troll.  Casting is also available from the pontoon depending on the number in the party. On the pontoon there is ample room to get up and move about.  There is also some shelter from the sun and the rain if the need is there.

On both boats I provide free bottled water, each boat has a cooler for your use.

Member of the Executive Board Of Muskies, Inc.
a 6,500 member muskie fishing organization, helping to build muskie
fishing and muskie fishermen/women.

Treasurer of the Pomme de Terre Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
Newsletter Editor for the Pomme de Terre Chapter of Muskies, Inc.
Webmaster for the Pomme de Terre Chapter of Muskies, Inc.
Fishing Reports for the Kansas City Star Newspaper
Fishing Reports For Several On-Line Fishing Sites


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New Information

For Sale:
  I am offering for sale: leaders,  4' trolling leaders 80# Seaguar Fluorocarbon with 100# snaps and swivels for $5.00 each.  Casting leaders 9" 80# Seaguar Fluorocarbon with 100# snaps and swivels for $2.50 each.  If you wish a custom length just let me know.  I also sell 18" walleye trolling leaders for $2.50, why you say walleye trolling leaders?  Have a couple of baits bitten off by muskies and you will know....

Guide Honors

3rd Place 2015 Tournament
Big Muskie 2015 Tournament
2nd Place Friday 2012 Tournament
2012 Tournament Big Muskie
2nd Place Sat/Sun 2012 Tournament

Winner Prime Time Outing 2011
Second Place 2010 Tournament
Most Muskies Caught In 2010 Tournament
First Place 3 Lure Outing 2010
Winner 2009 Tournament
2009 Tournament Big Muskie



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