Lake conditions are perfect right now for fishing! Water is clear of debris and sitting around the new normal of 659 ft. Surface temp has cooled off with the recent rains. The cooler temperatures have brought the lake way down from the 91 degrees we had a couple of weeks ago. Bass have become very active feeding in shallower water. Boat Launch, Bluff Road and Courtesy Dock are all usable!
Lake Level – 658.7 and steady
Lake Temp – 84 degrees
Lake is Stained
Black Bass – Good on a variety of baits! Top Water plugs such as Zara Spooks, full size Whopper Ploppers and Buzz Baits. Great results using a 10 to 12 inch Plum Worm, Texas Rigged in and around brush piles. Also good on Jigs and Brush Hogs.
Crappie – Good to Fair on Live Minnows on trees and brush piles. Several 12 to 15 in crappie came in last week! Large Crappie hitting medium crank baits along the high rock bluffs while trolling.
Walleye – Good on vertical jigging Silver or White spoons off of steep, rock points. Good reports toward Power Site / Bridge area. Also good on large crank baits trolled in 20 to 40 ft. Best reports on trolling around Bee Creek Island and the Drury Mincy flats starting at Barn Cove and heading down stream. (Just past the 35 Lake Marker)