The Lake of the Ozarks Recreation Area has two upcoming fishing tournaments.
The 2018 LORA Bass Tournament is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 10 at LORA. The tournament is open to the public, but each boat must have at least one military ID-card holder present. Entry fees are $40 per boat. An optional $10 fee for the tournament’s Big Bass contest is also available.
The 2018 LORA Crappie Tournament is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 17. No boat is required for this event, which is open to the public. Participants can fish off docks, the shore or personal boats. Entry is $30 per person. An optional Big Crappie contest is also available for an additional $10 fee.
The Lake of the Ozarks Recreation Area is Fort Leonard Wood’s own vacation getaway and is open to active duty and retired military, National Guard and Reservists, Department of Defense employees, Family members and contract employees. Patrons can rent cabins, campsites, RV sites, picnic pavilions, ski boats, deck boats, party barges, fishing boats, jet skis and more.
For more information about either tournament or LORA itself, call 573.346.5640 or visit https://leonardwood.armymwr.com/us/leonardwood/programs/lake-ozarks-recreation-area-lora.