Silent Killer Leaches From Unusual Suspects

The alarm screeched from two docks in the same cove. It was the week before Memorial Weekend 2018 — not a good time for electricity to scorch through a cove close to one of the Lake’s hottest pool bars. It turns out, the source was from a most unusual...

Any Time Is A Good Time To Fish Lake Of The Ozarks

by Deborah Wolfe Even though a deluge of frigid rain pelted the Lake of the Ozarks area during the October FLW Costa Series fishing tournament, it couldn’t dampen the ambitions of 360-plus anglers raring to reel in more than $100,000 in prizes that...

Party Lake/Family Lake – 1 Day, 2 Ways

Party LakeThere’s no “right way” to party by boat at Lake of the Ozarks, other than to always designate a sober captain. The not-so-secret ingredient to a righteous party and day of hopping is all about location. The days of Party Cove are all but dead,...

Boating Rules: A Crash Course For Avoiding A Crash

by Nathan Bechtold & Al Griffin Appoint A Sober Captain It’s obvious. It’s so obvious, and the message gets beaten into our heads through every medium so often, it’s impossible to forget it. So at this point, there’s no excuse. Sure, back in the “good...

2019’s Can’t-Miss Calendar Of On-Water Events

There are loads of events happening at the Lake of the Ozarks so if you find yourself wondering, “What are we doing at the Lake this weekend?” It’s because you didn’t read this first. The boating season at Lake of the Ozarks may not be year-round. But for Lake of the...

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Boat Review: Starcraft SLS 3

Gone are the days of the one-trick “party barge” that shakes, rattles and rolls its way across the lake. The Starcraft SLS 3 possesses a Transformer-like adaptability and construction you can count on for increased strength and endurance — and a much...

Boat Review: Sea-Doo RXT-X 300

In the arms race for fastest personal watercraft on the planet, the RXT-X 300 has few rivals. The secret is a new hull and deck design that enhances wave penetration, shaves weight and lowers the center of gravity, making it more stable but also lighter....

Boat Review: Pursuit S 328

It’s hard to be a center console these days. The utilitarian nature of the design demands that you should be able to do anything your owner wants at any time, whether it be bottom-fishing for big channel cats, sling-shotting the kids on a tube, hosting a...

Boat Review: PlayCraft 2700 Powertoon X-Treme

You’ve seen stock pontoon boats topping 50, even 60 mph at the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout. Now boost your own Lake-cred with this jaw-droppingly powerful, amazingly stylish tri-toon that can be packed with all the features you like. The 2700 Powertoon...

Boat Review: Eliminator 28 Speedster

There’s nothing quite like the rumble and roar of a speedboat — fire up the ignition, push the throttles forward and savor the sonic rush. The Eliminator 28 is a thunder god in watercraft form, built for flashy performance and style. Svelte catamaran lines...
Boat Review: Sea-Doo RXT-X 300

Boat Review: Sea-Doo RXT-X 300

In the arms race for fastest personal watercraft on the planet, the RXT-X 300 has few rivals. The secret is a new hull and deck design that enhances wave penetration, shaves weight and lowers the center of gravity, making it more stable but also lighter....

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Boat Review: Pursuit S 328

Boat Review: Pursuit S 328

It’s hard to be a center console these days. The utilitarian nature of the design demands that you should be able to do anything your owner wants at any time, whether it be bottom-fishing for big channel cats, sling-shotting the kids on a tube, hosting a...

read more
Boat Review: PlayCraft 2700 Powertoon X-Treme

Boat Review: PlayCraft 2700 Powertoon X-Treme

You’ve seen stock pontoon boats topping 50, even 60 mph at the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout. Now boost your own Lake-cred with this jaw-droppingly powerful, amazingly stylish tri-toon that can be packed with all the features you like. The 2700 Powertoon...

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4 Drinks On The Water’s Edge & Where To Find Them

by Al Griffin & Emily Smith Nectar Of The Gods — Paradise Restaurant Paradise’s signature drink, “Nectar of the Gods,” is like a peach party in your mouth! Made of white rum, Hiram Walker Peach Schnapps, and ice-blended mango drizzled with strawberry...

Party Lake/Family Lake – 1 Day, 2 Ways

Party LakeThere’s no “right way” to party by boat at Lake of the Ozarks, other than to always designate a sober captain. The not-so-secret ingredient to a righteous party and day of hopping is all about location. The days of Party Cove are all but dead,...

2019’s Can’t-Miss Calendar Of On-Water Events

There are loads of events happening at the Lake of the Ozarks so if you find yourself wondering, “What are we doing at the Lake this weekend?” It’s because you didn’t read this first. The boating season at Lake of the Ozarks may not be year-round. But for Lake of the...

Dock Safety Checklist! Do This Before You Power Up For The Season

While it would be nice if every aspect of boating were plug-and-play, the reality is: things need to be maintained. Catalyst Electric co-owner Jon Bussey says few things are more important than ensuring your dock’s electrical system is in good shape. In...
Party Lake/Family Lake – 1 Day, 2 Ways

Party Lake/Family Lake – 1 Day, 2 Ways

Party LakeThere’s no “right way” to party by boat at Lake of the Ozarks, other than to always designate a sober captain. The not-so-secret ingredient to a righteous party and day of hopping is all about location. The days of Party Cove are all but dead,...

read more
2019’s Can’t-Miss Calendar Of On-Water Events

2019’s Can’t-Miss Calendar Of On-Water Events

There are loads of events happening at the Lake of the Ozarks so if you find yourself wondering, “What are we doing at the Lake this weekend?” It’s because you didn’t read this first. The boating season at Lake of the Ozarks may not be year-round. But for Lake of the...

read more

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