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. The lake is controlled by the Army Corps of Engineers and has the primary purpose of flood control. This home was built in 1973 and last sold on 6/26/2018 for $115,000. We have several videos of this breath-taking property. This is 36.3feet below the top of flood pool. [5] [6] See … The lake level at Bull Shoals fell 0.1 foot to rest at 0.3 foot below seasonal power pool of 659 feet msl. He was constantly improving the streets by installing culverts; installed the first street lights; and was instrumental in bringing telephone service to the area. Soon Baptist and Presbyterian Churches were established. The bottom of the lake consists of bedrock with very limited vegetation. She was active in women's civic clubs. Bull Shoals Lake is sitting at 693.8 feet. Read below. Anglers are drawn to the lake's catches of lunker bass, catfish, crappie, and large walleye. Bull Shoals Lake Water Level. (Which means very few people have ever seen it that high.) 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. Boat Rentals, Houseboat Rentals, Marina Services, Large Tackle & Watersport Equipment Store, Fishing Guides, P.A.D.I. 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. Many of the citizens of the community have worked long and hard to make Bull Shoals the town it is today. The upper part of the lake, below nearby Powersite Dam, is known as the "Pothole". As the lake cools each winter the shad are stunned or killed by cold water. This tract is a sportsman’s dream sitting on a private peninsula on Bull Shoals Lake. WATER LEVEL. It now has city water, a community hospital, shopping center, tourist attractions, recreation facilities, a city-form of government, clean water and clean air. Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:00:00 PM Level is 0.37 feet below full pool of 659.00. Bull Shoals Lake impounds the White River for the last time as water travels toward its mouth on the Mississippi River. 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. 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 Lake is loaded with millions of shad. 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. 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. From this dream, Bull Shoals has become the fastest-growing town 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. The Arkansas resident went bass fishing on Bull Shoals Lake on Feb. 18 with a bait he made. Find the best campgrounds & rv parks near Bull Shoals, Arkansas. The lake filled for the first time in the spring of 1953, starting a boom in the tourist industry in North Arkansas. 658.63. Feet MSL. Arkansas Highway 178 runs along the top of Bull Shoals Dam and into the park. This area of the state offers more than boating and fishing. [1] Work on the dam began in 1947, was completed in 1951 and dedicated by President Harry S. Truman in 1952. 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. He calls it a Bass Tricker, a combination of sorts between a spinnerbait and an umbrella rig. Wonderful screened porch with attached grilling deck. 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. Fishing was the main reason folks came to Bull Shoals back then, and it continues to be a very popular pastime. This has been done by faith, strength and the hope of a bright future . This home was built in 2005 and last sold on 11/13/2019 for $178,000. 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. 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. Living room plus family room/office. 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. 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. Flooding of 2008. That's just under the record of 695.02 feet. Fishing report for The Bull Shoals Lake.Fishing guides, rentals, tackle, and so much more! [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. "All of a sudden I had one of the hardest hits I’ve ever had in my life," he told local media. This dam was to be constructed at the base of Bull Mountain in Marion County. The lake crested at 695.02 feet above sea level. His wife, Jean, became the first woman mayor of Bull Shoals several years later. Below the Highway 160 bridge, swallows dive and skim the water, banking sharply to avoid the anglers returning from their morning exploits. It weighed 21lbs.1oz. So Mr. Woods, Sr., who had an office in Mountain Home, began buying land at the Dam Site in 1945. He paid for the paving of three miles of Highway 178 from the Dam to the base of Bull Mountain. In the spring of 2008, due to record rainfall, Bull Shoals reached its highest water level since 1957. 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. Govt strip across the street, lake access 1/2 mile down the road. However, the lake regularly fluctuates between an elevation of 630 to 680 feet. Record Hybrid Bass . Very level tract with nice mature timber. Record rainfall in the spring of 2008 caused Bull Shoals to reach its highest water level since 1957. He fired a cast to the bank and wham! The current pulls them down the lake, through the power generators, into the White River. . 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. by Ricky Eastwold and Crew at Bull Shoals Lake Boat Dock "We Rent Fun!" 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. WEATHER . 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. Tim bought the business May 1, 1978. 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. the American way. 2 car garage. 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. 235 Ferncliff Point , Bull Shoals, AR 72619-3827 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. The first church was established in 1949 by the Methodist Church of Yellville but other religions used the church. In the spring of 2008, due to the record rainfall, Bull Shoals reached its highest water level since 1957. Fireplace. Joe and Alice had two sons, Tim and Dan. The 1,760 sq. 2.5 baths. Early settlers lived here prior to the Civil War. At least seven small family cemeteries and 20 larger cemeteries were meticulously relocated to accommodate the new lake. 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. Record rainfall in the spring of 2008 caused Bull Shoals to reach its highest water level since 1957. Informed RVers have rated 20 campgrounds near Bull Shoals, Arkansas. View Bull Shoals Boat Dock Fishing Report. 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. ft. single-family home is a 3 bed, 2.0 bath property. It has a city-form of government with a mayor and city council. Gus McCracken of Flippin and Roy Johnson of Mountain Home were owners of the land in 1945-46. Nineteen developed parks around the shoreline provide campgrounds, boat launches, swim areas, and marinas. 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. ft. single-family home is a 2 bed, 2.0 bath property. The acres passed from hand to hand after that for many years -- most of the time, the land was bought for taxes. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. 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. Recent national events include Brostock 2010 and 2011 and the TBF Bass Federation and Bassmaster Elite Series Tournaments in 2012. The first mayor was Dr. Power and phone are at the north end of Timber Shoals Ranch so they are within about a mile of the property. The year that level happened was 2011, and it was difficult for many downstream, including in the Cotter area. . This is for you water level watchers and history buffs. Access 1939 trusted reviews, 5 photos & 13 tips from fellow RVers. 103 Margarets Ln , Bull Shoals, AR 72619-4515 is currently not for sale. 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. 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. BULL SHOALS LAKE FISHING GUIDES. Bull Shoals Lake isn't … In the spring of 2008, due to the record rainfall, Bull Shoals reached its highest water level since 1957. I. C. Morris, who was one of the first to retire here and serve as "town doctor".