May 3, 2014 4:37 PM

Take it from an expert: This is the time to fish Lake of the Ozarks

Take it from Vern Jaycox, who’s been fishing for bass at the big lake since 1973: “Right before they go onto their (spawning) beds, they’re heavier because they’re carrying eggs. If you can get them to hit, you can catch some big ones right now.”

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