Did you know these facts about Branson’s surging, yet almost forgotten river?

  Branson, Missouri is blessed with three pristine lakes: Table Rock Lake, Lake Taneycomo, and Bull Shoals Lake. Surging underneath each of them is their main source of water; Branson’s almost forgotten White River. Here’s a few facts about this important river that’s such a large part of Branson’s past, present, and future: Origin of…

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Tasty Celebration Kicks Off 2014 Lake Season

BRANSON, Mo., April 21, 2014 – “What a great way for families to spend a day and enjoy great food, fun and activities including houseboat cruises,” said Tammy Johnson, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center. “The ‘Taste at the Lake’ is another wonderful example of how there is always something new, exciting…

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The National Traditional Country Music Hall of Fame inducts Legendary Mickey Gilley

BRANSON, Mo., August 14, 2013 — The Legendary Mickey Gilley will be inducted into the National Traditional Country Music Hall of Fame, August 31, 2013, in Le Mars, Iowa.  Gilley will be part of the “38th Annual National Old-Time Country & Bluegrass Festival.”  Gilley was surprised and honored to be nominated for this prestigious award. …

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Showboat Branson Belle leaves port with two new shows for 2012

BRANSON, Mo. “When the Showboat Branson Belle sails from its White River Landing on Table Rock Lake starting its 2012 season on March 30, it will be presenting two all-new shows,” said ” Tammy Johnson, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center. “Uniquely,” she adds, “although both of these new shows will be…

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By Whatever name Alabama, Umbrella or Skoolin’ these rigs are hot and legal in Missouri

BRANSON, Mo. “The Alabama Rig is the hottest thing to hit the bass fishing scene in a long while,” said Jim Thompson, Fishing Advisor to the Branson Tourism Center, one of Branson’s largest and most respected vacation planning services; long time bass fisherman and the owner of the Central Pro-Am Association, a regional tournament bass…

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“The crown jewel of Table Rock Lake” – Branson’s new $7.9 million attraction

BRANSON, Mo. Called the “the crown jewel of Table Rock Lake,” the new $7.9 million, 15,000 square foot “Dewey Short Regional Visitors Center ” (Center,) designed and constructed from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds is tentatively scheduled to have its “Ribbon Cutting” on April 27, 2012 according to Gala Solari, Assistant Director for the…

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A Christmas Webb of Loons, Seagulls and Table Rock Lake Bass

Branson, Missouri is known far and wide for its myriad of entertainment choices such as its excellent live shows, attractions, shopping and lakes. Typically in December one’s thoughts turn to Christmas shows, shopping and attractions other than lakes, but not if you are Mike Webb, a professional guide and fisherman for sponsors including Bass Pro…

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“Moonshine Beach,” Branson’s main public use beach reopens July 15

BRANSON, Mo. – “The timing and the good news couldn’t be better,” said Tammy Johnson, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center, when referring to the recent announcement by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) that the Corps operated Moonshine Beach, on Table Rock Lake, will reopen on July 15. Moonshine Beach, the…

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King really is “King” of PAA Table Rock Tournament

Three days of intense competition on Branson’s Table Rock Lake ended with the “crowning” of local Table Rock Lake angler Stacy King as the winner of the “2011 PAA (Professional Anglers Association) Bass Pro Shops Tournament Series” presented by Carrot Stix tournament. “It was an amazing event featuring some of the best fishermen in the…

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Local Angler Stacy King leads after Day 1 of PAA Table Rock Lake tournament

“It was a great day for local anglers,” said Jim Thompson owner of the Central Pro-Am Association and long time tournament bass fisherman as he talked about the results of Day 1 of the “2011 PAA (Professional Anglers Association) Bass Pro Shops Tournament Series” presented by Carrot Stix. “Three local anglers are in the top…

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