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EXCITING FISHINGAccording to Tim Homesley, fishing has been great at Roaring River State Park.  The water is a little below normal, clear and in good shape.  Fly fishing doesn't get much better than this.Size 8 and 10 beetles have been catching a lot of trout, most dry flies are #18's and smaller...
 BOAT LAUNCH COURTESYBoat ramps are busy this time of year and Table Rock Lake is no different than other lakes.  There are several public launch sites around Shell Knob for boating enthusiasts.We've all seen or heard of the newbie boater whose vehicle goes into the drink along with the boat, a f...
 FISH ARE BITINGTable Rock Lake has remained stable for several weeks at 916'.  Surface temperatures are staying in the mid to upper 80's, which produces consistent  fishing patterns.According to Shell Knob's resident fishing expert and author, Tom Koob, bass can be caught shallow at medium depth...
                                                             REALTOR   DILEMMA   It has been proven that homes are easier to show and sell if the homeowner is not present for showings. Their absence allows the potential buyer to be open and free to ask questions - voice opinions, etc, more so tha...
 SECOND HOME TREND?  Window Shopping for second homes seems to have morphed into a slightly different form. Buyers shop...look at houses...waterfront lots, but the last 3 out-of-state leads I've received from my blog at AR are doing some considerable travel coming from greater distances to check ...
 WATERS STIR IN SHELL KNOBThere has been a change gradually taking place around Shell Knob.  Summer at the lake was synonomous with water skiing.  The avid waterskiiers knew  you had to get up early to take advantage of the morning's  mirror-like surface on Table Rock Lake.  Traditionalists enjoy...
 2007 Real Estate Sales Pale Compared to '06As a local agent, I would like to see specifics on the local Shell Knob area real estate market,  but these numbers are not available.  We must deduce our individual statistics from the larger area surrounding us,and share in the total numbers.  The fir...
B & J SMOKEHOUSE RESTAURANT, SHELL KNOB, MISSOURI   The following post was written  a week before  a serious fire about demolished  the restaurant.  The fire did not put the  new owner out of business.  Being an inventive  fellow, serious about serving the public, Brian Mitts  has reopened a tem...
 REBATE OF $50 OFFERED If you don't pay a sewer bill, then you probably have a septic tank system.  There are  a large number of septic systems in Shell Knob,  the Table Rock Lake and James River area.  Septic tank systems need to be maintained to prevent them from failure and also adding contami...
4TH MORE THAN FIREWORKS SOLD IN SHELL KNOBJuly 4th, falling mid-week, as it did this year, gave sales of lake property a nudge in Shell Knob.   Sales have been slow this year, as they are in many areas of the country.  The July holiday has traditionally sent families to Table Rock Lake for their ...

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