Fun For The Whole Family

Whether you are experienced at fishing or a beginner, we will make sure you have a great time and a lot of fun catching fish on Bull Shoals Lake.

More Than A Guide

We take special care of you and go the extra mile to make sure you have an informative and fun experience.

Your Professional Fishing Guide

Whether you just want to enjoy a day on the lake catching fish, learn new skills and fishing techniques, or you're preparing for a tournament we can help.

We Cater To You

Whether you are a novice and want to be trained by a professional or just want a guide to help you navigate the beautiful waters of Bull Shoals Lake, we tailor your experience to your needs.

BustersBadAssBass.com

Fishing Guide Service

Located at The Fish-Un-Time Resort in Oakland, Arkansas on Bull Shoals Lake

Your Guide For Day and Night Fishing YEAR-ROUND

Bull Shoals Lake is home to many species of bass, walleye, catfish, trout, and panfish, with largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and spotted bass being the primary species. Secondary species of fish include striped bass, walleye, catfish, crappie, bluegill, rainbow trout and brown trout.

The Lake straddles the border of Arkansas and Missouri with a surface area of 45,500 acres and 730 miles of shoreline.

There are NO CLOSED fishing seasons. You can fish beautiful Lake Shoals day and night year-round. Fishing is best at daylight and after dark during the summer. Night fishing for walleye and crappie is very popular. Spearfishing and scuba diving are popular due to the excellent underwater visibility.

BustersBadassBass.com Fishing Guide Services are available for the Expert to the Novis fisherman. Solo, family and group options are available.

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(REQUIRED – purchase online HERE)

Bull Shoals Lake Guided Fishing Expeditions

Half-Day (Best for Kids)

Early Morning or Late Afternoon

3/4 Day (Most Popular)

Early Morning to Noon or Afternoon til dark

Full-Day
(Best for Avid Fishermen)

Third Person Rates: Guided Fishing Expeditions are for one to two people, there is an additional $100 charge for a third person.
Multiple-Day Rates
Contact us for discounts on multiple-day rates for those who wish to get the most out of their stay.
Deposit and Cancellation Policy
  We require a minimum $100 deposit per Expedition to confirm the booking and hold the Expedition date. Deposits are refundable if requested more than 14 days before the scheduled date.
Inclement Weather
It is possible that we may have inclement weather that may lead to short delays in getting started but be prepared to fish regardless of the weather. The only weather conditions that may cause an Expedition cancellation are:

1. thunderstorms forecast to last all day,

2. sustained winds over 30mph forecast to last all day,

3. Ice or extreme cold (below 20 degrees).

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What should YOU bring:

Arkansas Fishing Licenses (REQUIRED – purchase online HERE)
Raingear
Hat – Polarized sunglasses (VERY Important)
Extra clothing (layering is best)
Sunscreen
Camera
Drinks
Special dietary requirements
Live bait (if desired)

What's Included & What Isn't:

Expeditions include the following:
Rods and reels ready to fish
All necessary lures and terminal tackle
Bait when we’re fishing for catfish
Bottled water
All required boating items such as net, fuel, life jackets, … NOTE: If you are bringing a very young child, you may need to bring a life jacket for them.
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You can also bring a few of your own rods, reels, and lures if you have favorites. Let us know what kind you have when you book and we’ll let you know if they’re appropriate for fishing on Bull Shoals Lake.

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Bull Shoals Lake Guided Fishing Expeditions Rates

Third Person

$100