GOOD. Water stained; 51 degrees; 3.05 low. Largemouth bass are slow with spinners, crankbaits, and jigs in coves, shorelines, and timber in 8-15’. Crappie are good on minnows in brush piles and timber edges near a creek channel or drop-off. White bass and hybrids are good on spoons and swimbaits in the creeks. Catfish are good on punch bait and cut bait in 12-25’ near baited areas.
FAIR. Water lightly stained; 53 degrees; 5.91’ low. Largemouth bass are fair, continuing just a bit shallower still among creeks and timber. Topwater has returned slightly, so stick to spinners, worms, and crankbait. Sunfish are fair with nightcrawlers and cutworms with some increased success at night. Crappie are fair on jigs staying close to sunny calm water and creek vegetation. Catfish are fair with slowing movement on stinkbait, nightcrawlers, and chicken livers night and day.
FAIR. Slightly stained. 53 degrees. 3.23’ low. Hybrid stripers are fair to good on rattletraps following baitfish on the edge of cove borders. Largemouth bass are fair to good as activity and aggressiveness picks up. Catfish are fair using stinkbait and cut bait around cove entrances within 4 feet of the bottom.
FAIR. Water clear; 54 degrees; 13.20’ low. Black bass are fair as spawn moves to center stage. Typical staging places are the aquatic vegetation, especially in river arms on bass jigs and thick worms. Crappie are fair on live minnows choosing natural structures, especially at night. Catfish are good on stinkbait, live, and cut bait.
GOOD. Water lightly stained, 51 degrees; 0.41 low. Largemouth bass are good on finesse worms, jerk baits, cranks, and skirted jigs in near brushy creeks, timber edges, and rocky shorelines. Hybrid stripers are fair with swimbaits in the main lake around 30-45’. Crappie are fair with minnows in 14-28’ in creek mouths, timber, and brush piles. Catfish are good on cut bait and punch bait.