Outdoor Adventure | Outdoor Things to Do in Branson, MO


When you’re ready to fish, there’s no better place than Table Rock Lake, ranked nationally for its numbers and sizes of bass and crappie. It’s also good to know the marina’s friendly veteran guides, ready to take you to the best fishing spots! 

In the early dawn, when nature is only beginning to stir from the night and the mist lays like a soft blanket across the water, you realize how mesmerizing Table Rock Lake can be. Its 43,000 acres of clear blue-green expanse easily draws you to its picture postcard scenery, and to some of the best fishing and water sports in the country. 

Why is Table Rock Lake so special? Table Rock is nationally recognized as a top bass fishing lake. Large numbers of largemouth, smallmouth, Kentucky spotted bass and white bass thrive in its diverse underwater structure and immense forage base. Bass, crappie and large bluegill are caught in abundance. Catfish of all sizes also roam the lake bottom. Is the lake calling you yet?


Big Cedar is proud to continue to grow its reputation as a lodge for THE AMERICAN SPORTSMAN™. One of its newest attractions, The Bass Pro Shops Shooting Academy, is a stunning outdoor playground for sportsman or outdoor enthusiast. Designed for all skill-levels, this world-class facility is the ideal destination for family and group activities. It offers training and experience in shooting sports all in front of the stunning backdrop of Table Rock Lake. Various shooting disciplines including ATA Trap, Wobble Trap, American Skeet, and Sporting Clays are available. You will be supplied with a shot gun, ammunition, clay targets and all required safety gear. The academy and its outdoor amphitheater are also available for private functions and special events.