Your Guide to the 2013 Lake of the Ozarks Shootout


The Lake of the Ozarks Shootout kicks off this Friday, August 16th and ends on August 25th.

This is the 25th anniversary of the Shootout and is expected to bring in a crowd of 100,000 spectators to the lake. According to Fox KRBK-TV, The Shootout “is the largest unsanctioned boat race in the United States”.

We decided to put together some helpful links so you don’t miss a thing!







Don’t Miss Out: Coupons in Camdenton!

Everyone loves a good deal, right?!

If you’re coming to the Lake of the Ozarks this summer, be sure to check out Lake News Online’s Radar Frog.

They have several coupons to save money at local restaurants and other attractions in Osage Beach, Camdenton, and Sunrise Beach.

A few of them include Imo’s Pizza and Big Bear Resort.

Don’t forget to check out our Local Area Guide for restaurants, attractions, spas, and more.

Remember: We are here to answer any of your questions about the lake!

This Weekend At the Lake of the Ozarks

Are you staying with us this weekend or know a friend or relative who is?

Here are some of the must-attend events worth checking out!

63rd Annual Dogwood Festival, April 18-20: Fun for the family, featuring, among other activities: crafts; pageants; food; entertainment; a parade; a golf tournament; a fish fry; and a carnival. Please visit the website for details, locations and schedules. Get more details here.

In-Water Boat Show, April 19-21: The In-Water Boat Show, sponsored by the Lake of the Ozarks Marine Dealers Association, allows you to see a variety of boats, including new cruisers, performance boats, runabouts, and personal watercraft. The show is held at Dog Days Bar and Grill; 19 mile-marker by water. Get more details here.

Big Bass Bash Fishing Tournament, April 20-21: The Big Bass Bash on the Lake of the Ozarks has grown to become one of the Midwest’s largest amateur bass fishing tournaments. More than $150,000 in cash prizes, including a grand prize of $41,500 to the angler who hauls in the heaviest bass of the weekend. More information here.

What’s Happening At The Lake of the Ozarks?

We want to give you a heads up on what to do when visiting the Lake of the Ozarks this spring!  There are several other resources that will help to serve as a guide during your visit.  Below are some other blogs and news sources that we recommend. Lake Media is a family of a dozen publications delivering Lake of the Ozarks with all of the best coverage of the topics that mean the most to you. Lake Media has you covered from shoreline to shoreline and beyond starting with the lake area’s only daily newspaper, the Lake Sun.

Lake of the Ozarks West Chamber of Commerce: The west side of the Lake of the Ozarks is a growing area with new residents and businesses relocating on a daily basis. Come join us.

Lake Area Chamber of Commerce: Providing Lake of the Ozarks Visitor information for accommodations, resorts, marinas, attractions and restaurants, and serving the business community of Four Seasons, Horseshoe Bend, Lake Ozark, Osage Beach, North Shore, Linn Creek and Kaiser.

Lake Ozarks Forum: A great forum about the ins and outs of the lake, written by Kent Houston.

The Lake Today: The Lake Today is the first full-color newspaper publication at Lake of the Ozarks. As part of the family of newspaper and print products under Central Missouri Newspapers, Inc.

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