Early settlers lived here prior to the Civil War. Bull Shoals Lake is sitting at 693.8 feet. She was active in women's civic clubs. the American way. by Ricky Eastwold and Crew at Bull Shoals Lake Boat Dock "We Rent Fun!" Tim bought the business May 1, 1978. The Bull Shoals-White River State Park is a 725-acre (2.9 km²) park in Baxter and Marion Counties of Arkansas both above and below the massive dam. With 17 Spillway Crest Gates, Bull Shoals Lake has a surface area of approximately 45,440 surface acres, 740 miles of shoreline, and a lake elevation above “mean sea level” of 654 feet at the top of the Conservation Pool. Bull Shoals today is an incorporated town in Marion County overlooking Bull Shoals Dam, Bull Shoals Lake and White River. Bull Shoals Dam near Mountain Home, Arkansas was constructed from 1947 to 1951 at a cost of $86 million and is the 5th largest concrete dam in the United States. July 2019: Sun: Mon: Tue: Wed: Thu: Fri: Sat: 1: 182: 688.2: 2: 183: 688.2 Boating, swimming, scuba diving, water skiing, wakeboarding and sailing are a few of the many reasons people visit Bull Shoals each year. At the top of the Flood Control Pool, the lake has 71,240 surface acres, 1,050 miles of shoreline, and a lake elevation above “mean sea level” of 695 feet. For those of you curious about how high the lake has been in past years, Tim did a little research and found that Bull Shoals has only reached maximum capacity (695) one time, and that was June 1957. Below the Highway 160 bridge, swallows dive and skim the water, banking sharply to avoid the anglers returning from their morning exploits. Bull Shoals Lake, a 43,000-acre Corps of Engineers lake on the Missouri-Arkansas line, is the focus of Loving’s winter time walleye fishing trips. Fishing was the main reason folks came to Bull Shoals back then, and it continues to be a very popular pastime. Sycamores sway as a light breeze gently coaxes cotton-candy clouds across a cerulean sky above Bull Shoals Lake, just a stone’s throw from the Arkansas line. The first mayor was Dr. Joe and Alice had two sons, Tim and Dan. 103 Margarets Ln , Bull Shoals, AR 72619-4515 is currently not for sale. Bull Shoals Lake Top Flood Pool: 695.00 White River (BSGA4) ... Table Rock Lake White River at Highway 341 White River at Powersite Dam White River at Newport Bear Creek at Omaha Little North Fork River at Thornfield Beaver Creek at Bradleyville. Feet MSL. The second highest level was 691.5 in June 1990. Mr. C. S. Woods, Sr., passed away in 1957 but, if he were alive today, he would be proud of the progress of Bull Shoals since that day in 1945 when he started his dream town in the hills of the Ozarks. Along the lakeshore, the park offers picnic sites and playgrounds. Bull Shoals Lake is the place for you and your family to spend your vacation, to enjoy a weekend getaway, or to just go somewhere for the day. She was one of a group of business women from Bull Shoals to go to the State Capitol to petition the State Highway Commission to blacktop Highway 14 South from Yellville and build a bridge over Buffalo River. Beaver Lake, Bull Shoals Lake, and Table Rock Lake are man-made lakes or reservoirs created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under the authority of the Flood Control Act of 1938. Bull Shoals Dam was created to impound the White River by one of the largest concrete dams in the United States and the 5th largest dam in the world at its inception. As the lake cools each winter the shad are stunned or killed by cold water. Soon Baptist and Presbyterian Churches were established. Bull Shoals Dam forms Bull Shoals Lake, Arkansas’s largest lake with 45,440 acres of waters stretching along Arkansas's northern border but some of the best fishing comes from the headwaters in southern Missouri. Record rainfall in the spring of 2008 caused Bull Shoals to reach its highest water level since 1957. It now has city water, a community hospital, shopping center, tourist attractions, recreation facilities, a city-form of government, clean water and clean air. Govt strip across the street, lake access 1/2 mile down the road. A record crest of 696.51 was achieved at 5 p.m. Friday May 27, 2011 due to record rainfall, exceeding the Spring 2008 lake levels and 1957 levels. So Mr. Woods, Sr., who had an office in Mountain Home, began buying land at the Dam Site in 1945. This is 36.3feet below the top of flood pool. He calls it a Bass Tricker, a combination of sorts between a spinnerbait and an umbrella rig. This area of the state offers more than boating and fishing. Find the best campgrounds & rv parks near Bull Shoals, Arkansas. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. The Army Corps of Engineers opened the floodgates to stop the lake from more flooding. The lake crested at 695.02 feet above sea level, prompting the Army Corps of Engineers to open the floodgates to relieve the lake from further flooding. The bottom of the lake consists of bedrock with very limited vegetation. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. 2 bedrooms. The land, now the incorporated town of Bull Shoals, was bought by a mining company from the state of Arkansas for one dollar per acre. WEATHER . Fireplace. The amount of the shad kill varies, mostly based on how cold the weather gets. In the spring of 2008, due to the record rainfall, Bull Shoals reached its highest water level since 1957. The White is a tailwater fishery with its origin at Bull Shoals Lake dam. The shoreline is heavily forested.[4]. This 2 bedroom home is so close to Bull Shoals lake you can hear the boats at the bottom of the hill. Scuba Shop, Boat & Motor Repairs & Sales, Lodging. Record Hybrid Bass . This tract is a sportsman’s dream sitting on a private peninsula on Bull Shoals Lake. The acres passed from hand to hand after that for many years -- most of the time, the land was bought for taxes. [2] Arkansas Highway 178 runs along the top of Bull Shoals Dam and into the park. The Missouri state record walleye came from Bull Shoals. That's just under the record of 695.02 feet. However, the lake regularly fluctuates between an elevation of 630 to 680 feet. Bull Shoals Lake and the White River create an anglers' paradise. Winter Lake view. ft. single-family home is a 2 bed, 2.0 bath property. It weighed 21lbs.1oz. Bull Shoals Lake covers 45,000 acres (182 km²) with a 700-mile (1,120-km) shoreline at powerpool to more than 70,000 acres (284 km²)with a 1,000-mile (1,600-km) shoreline at 690 feet. He paid for the paving of three miles of Highway 178 from the Dam to the base of Bull Mountain. His wife, Jean, became the first woman mayor of Bull Shoals several years later. He and his son, C. S. Woods, Jr., had visited various areas of the Ozarks, in Arkansas and Missouri, since the late 1930's. BULL SHOALS LAKE FISHING GUIDES. Wonderful screened porch with attached grilling deck. But, most of all, it has the friendliness of its people. Bull Shoals Lake is loaded with millions of shad. At least seven small family cemeteries and 20 larger cemeteries were meticulously relocated to accommodate the new lake. The little, red, one-room school house served the children from grades 1 through 6 until it was consolidated with the Flippin School. The lake is controlled by the Army Corps of Engineers and has the primary purpose of flood control. . The bottom land and the river land that the lake now covers was owned by the Johnson family. Upstream, Table Rock fell 0.9 foot to rest at 0.5 foot above seasonal power pool and 15.5 feet above the top of flood pool. This is for you water level watchers and history buffs. . We have several videos of this breath-taking property. The lake crested at 695.02 feet above sea level, prompting the Army Corps of Engineers to open the floodgates to relieve the lake from further flooding. In the spring of 2008, due to the record rainfall, Bull Shoals reached its highest water level since 1957. Boat Rentals, Houseboat Rentals, Marina Services, Large Tackle & Watersport Equipment Store, Fishing Guides, P.A.D.I. WATER LEVEL. That's just under the record of 695.02 feet. The year that level happened was 2011, and it was difficult for many downstream, including in the Cotter area. In 1946 Mr. Woods dedicated the streets to the public and started an extensive advertising campaign to sell lots in the town site of Bull Shoals. Anglers are drawn to the lake's catches of lunker bass, catfish, crappie, and large walleye. In addition to lunker bass, crappie, and bream in the lake, the clear, cold-water river is nationally-known for record-setting rainbow, cutthroat, and brown trout. 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The 1,760 sq. [1] Work on the dam began in 1947, was completed in 1951 and dedicated by President Harry S. Truman in 1952. This has been done by faith, strength and the hope of a bright future . The lake crested at 695.02 feet above sea level. 2.5 baths. The lake crested at 695.02 feet above sea level. Two hours south, the world record walleye of 22-pounds, 11-ounces was caught in Greers Ferry Lake on a Bomber Lure. In the spring of 2008, due to record rainfall, Bull Shoals reached its highest water level since 1957. It has hundreds of miles of lake arms and coves, and common activities include boating, water sports, swimming, and fishing. The level of the lake fluctuates regularly with a normal pool level elevation of 654 feet above sea level, which is locally known as powerpool. Power and phone are at the north end of Timber Shoals Ranch so they are within about a mile of the property. Fishing report for The Bull Shoals Lake.Fishing guides, rentals, tackle, and so much more! 658.63. Reprinted with permission from History of Marion County edited by Earl Berry, copyright 1977. From this dream, Bull Shoals has become the fastest-growing town in Marion County. Zestimate® Home Value: $138,392. Beaver Lake fell 0.2 foot to rest at 0.3 foot below seasonal power pool and 9.9 feet below the top of flood pool. [5] [6] See … The Army Corps of Engineers opened the floodgates to stop the lake from more flooding. About this time, the U.S. Army Engineers proposed that the waters of the White River be controlled by building a dam for flood control and the sale of electric power. Bull Shoals is thus the lake farthest downstream in a chain of four artificial lakes that include (from upstream to downstream) Beaver Lake, Table Rock Lake and Lake Taneycomo. On all “Corp of Engineers” lakes, the water itself as well as a buffer area around the water is actually owned/controlled by the Corp of Engineers. He fired a cast to the bank and wham! This attracted the attention of a developer of towns, Mr. C. S. Woods, Sr. The first church was established in 1949 by the Methodist Church of Yellville but other religions used the church. But the purpose for spending time on the lake has evolved. The Layton brothers of Yellville and Summit, then owners of the Yellville Bank, bought the land from this company. Living room plus family room/office. The first post office was established in 1949 with the appointment of Mrs. Ralph Batchelder as the postmaster. Bull Shoals Lake is an artificial lake or reservoir in the Ozark Mountains of northern Arkansas and southern Missouri. (Which means very few people have ever seen it that high.) The seven-day total stands at 6.55 inches, while the month of May is at 9.36, with almost two weeks to go, which already makes it the 10th wettest May in Mountain Home history.In 2017, Bull Shoals Lake topped out at a high-water mark of 693. Bull Shoals Lake isn't … ft. single-family home is a 3 bed, 2.0 bath property. Bull Shoals Lake is a “Corp of Engineers” lake which means it was created and is maintained by the Army Corp of Engineers. Bull Shoals Lake impounds the White River for the last time as water travels toward its mouth on the Mississippi River. This home was built in 1973 and last sold on 6/26/2018 for $115,000. (Some of you may remember that.) The lake crested at 695.02 feet above sea level, prompting the Army Corps of Engineers to open the floodgates to relieve the lake from further flooding. A record crest of 696.51 was achieved at 5 p.m. Friday May 27, 2011 due to record rainfall, exceeding the Spring 2008 lake levels and 1957 levels. With wide open, breezy stretches for sailing and quiet, and secluded coves for skiing and swimming, the clear and uncrowded waters of Bull Shoals Lake are ideal for water sports. The Arkansas resident went bass fishing on Bull Shoals Lake on Feb. 18 with a bait he made. Bull Shoals is the largest of the lakes in the White River flood control system and can hold up to 695 feet before reaching the top of flood pool. I. C. Morris, who was one of the first to retire here and serve as "town doctor". Very level tract with nice mature timber. Realizing the need for some organization to aid in the development of the town, the few citizens organized a Bull Shoals Business Booster Club, which has been reorganized and renamed to the Bull Shoals Chamber of Commerce. 2 car garage. The lake filled for the first time in the spring of 1953, starting a boom in the tourist industry in North Arkansas. Workshop under the house. Recent national events include Brostock 2010 and 2011 and the TBF Bass Federation and Bassmaster Elite Series Tournaments in 2012. The lake crested at 695.02 feet above sea level, prompting the Army Corps of Engineers to open the floodgates to relieve the lake from further flooding. This dam was to be constructed at the base of Bull Mountain in Marion County. In the spring of 2008, due to the record rainfall, Bull Shoals reached its highest water level since 1957. And most recently it went to 688.8 in June 2002. Flooding of 2008. Recently Sold Homes in Bull Shoals, AR have a median listing price of $144,900 and a price per square foot of $96. It has a city-form of government with a mayor and city council. "All of a sudden I had one of the hardest hits I’ve ever had in my life," he told local media. [3], The shoreline of the lake is totally undeveloped and protected by a buffer zone (locally called the “take line”) owned, operated, managed, and controlled by the Army Corps of Engineers. Nineteen developed parks around the shoreline provide campgrounds, boat launches, swim areas, and marinas. Bull Shoals Dam was completed in 1952 and President Harry S. Truman visited the town and cut the ribbon across the roadway to the Dam. The year that level happened was 2011, and it was difficult for many downstream, including in the Cotter area. The upper part of the lake, below nearby Powersite Dam, is known as the "Pothole". Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:00:00 PM Level is 0.37 feet below full pool of 659.00. Read below. This helped open traffic from the southern part of the state to North-central Arkansas and Marion County. 235 Ferncliff Point , Bull Shoals, AR 72619-3827 is currently not for sale. Informed RVers have rated 20 campgrounds near Bull Shoals, Arkansas. This tract is basically level on the north side by the easement road and it slopes down gradually as you head south toward the lake. Gus McCracken of Flippin and Roy Johnson of Mountain Home were owners of the land in 1945-46. The lake level at Bull Shoals fell 0.1 foot to rest at 0.3 foot below seasonal power pool of 659 feet msl. Fishing report for The Bull Shoals Lake.Fishing guides, rentals, tackle, and so much more! The lake crested at 695.02 feet above sea level, prompting the Army Corps of Engineers to open the floodgates to relieve the lake from further flooding. He was constantly improving the streets by installing culverts; installed the first street lights; and was instrumental in bringing telephone service to the area. Facilities, including camping, pavilions, dock and interpretive programs, stretch along the banks of the White River. The 1,464 sq. The dam is designed for a maximum elevation of 695 feet (top of the flood pool). Access 1939 trusted reviews, 5 photos & 13 tips from fellow RVers. This home was built in 2005 and last sold on 11/13/2019 for $178,000. The present town site of Bull Shoals was known as Newton Flat. FISHING ARTICLES . The current pulls them down the lake, through the power generators, into the White River. Record rainfall in the spring of 2008 caused Bull Shoals to reach its highest water level since 1957. Bull Shoals Lake Water Level. 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