A finger of land jutting into the water; deeper water is usually found just beyond the exposed tip and along the length of both sides. Welcome to Harry S. Truman Lake. Total Acres: 4.0. Two of the four large tainter gates at Harry S. Truman Dam. However, as mentioned before, Truman Lake is a flood control lake and helps maintain the level of The Lake of the Ozarks, so the water depth can vary greatly all year long. Despite the increased fishing pressure in 2020, it still looks like 2021 should be an excellent year for fishing Truman Lake. Harry S. Truman Reservoir management lands consist of 58,133 acres distributed around the reservoir in parts of Henry, Benton, Hickory, and St. Clair counties in west central Missouri. Many of the trees were left standing and the shoreline undisturbed, which makes Truman an excellent place to fish. Our Motel and Campground offer easy access to the Sterett Creek Loop of the Truman Lake Mountain Bike Park. On the lower lake, fish the bluffs and timbered points. However, as mentioned before, Truman Lake is a flood control lake and helps maintain the level of The Lake of the Ozarks, so the water depth can vary greatly all year long. Unlike other lakes in Oklahoma, Grand Lake is a deep and mostly rocky lake. The crappies are moving off the brush piles and onto the bluffs about 19 feet deep a foot off the bottom. 2019 at 739.63 mean sea level (the lake is still rising and this will be updated accordingly). The Harry S. Truman Regional Visitor Center contains exhibits about the cultural and natural history of Truman Lake, environmental activities, the construction of the dam, the operation of the powerhouse, and the US Army Corps of Engineers. The crappie are moving off the brush piles and onto the bluffs about 19-22 feet deep a foot off the bottom. Grand Lake has a surface area of 41,779 acres (169.07 km 2) of water, a storage volume of 1,515,416 acre-feet, and 1,366 miles (2,198 km) of shoreline. Tel: 660-438-7317 extension 1 Fax: 660-438-7815. Light wind. Lake Description; Harry S. Truman Lake (Missouri, USA) 55,406: Also known as: Harry S. Truman Reservoir, Truman Lake It looks a like a reel of film perched on a bluff; it is the visitor center overlooking Truman Lake. Upper lake areas are //