Reservoir Conditions: Water temperature is 47.8 degrees. The lake elevation is seasonal normal.
Walleye/Sauger/White Bass: Sauger, walleye, and white bass are being caught in the tailwater. Jigs bounced along the bottom is the technique being used.
Crappie: Some crappie are being caught in the slack water in the same areas. Jigs and/or minnows are being used for bait. A-rigs, jerkbaits, and jigs are the lures that are being used most frequently for bass downstream in the lake area. Some crappie are being caught while drifting in the deep secondary water while using jigs or minnows.
Bass: Some bass are being caught shallow along flats or secondary points, especially when the wind is blowing across these areas.
Reservoir Conditions: Fishing is good. The water temperature is 48 degrees and the lake is falling.
Smallmouth Bass: Several smallmouth are being caught on jigs, float-n-fly’s, crankbaits, shad, and jerkbaits while fishing points and flats in 5-25 feet of water.
Largemouth Bass: Several big largemouth are being caught while casting jigs on grass flats and points in and around wood in 15-20 feet of water.
Crappie: A few are being caught out of fallen trees on minnows in 15 feet of water.
CENTER HILL LAKE
Reservoir Conditions: Fishing is very slow. The water temperature is 50 degrees and the lake is falling fast.
Bass: A few are being caught on crankbaits on vertical bluffs in 5-10 feet of water on the main lake.
Crappie: A few crappie are being caught under docks on minnows in 15 feet of water