Archive for Sunday, July 15, 2001

Fishing Report

July 15, 2001


(Latest update in parentheses)

CLINTON LAKE (July 10) Water 79 degrees, clear and 1.4 feet above normal pool. Channel catfish good on a variety of baits including crawdads, minnows, livers, stinkbait and worms. Many are being caught off of clay points or on mudflats. Crappie fair on jigs and minnows at about 12 feet off channel or other structure. Walleye good trolling crankbaits on flats. White Hellbenders and Rattletraps working well.

PERRY LAKE (July 13) Water 83 degrees and 3 feet above normal pool. Rain up the watershed has the Delaware River moving. Channel Catfish fair. The feeders are in and will be producing some fish shortly. Shad are just right for drifting, lots of them on the surface the other day when placing the feeders. Sauger fair. Saw some nice fish while electrofishing in Rock Creek and Slough Creek. Crankbaits or jigs and minnows on the bottom. White Bass fair off windy points with twisters or crank baits. White crappie fair.

DOUGLAS STATE LAKE (July 6) Bluegill good on nightcrawlers around feeders and near shoreline cover. Carp fair on corn around feeders. Channel catfish fair on chicken livers and Bee-Jay around feeders.

LEAVENWORTH STATE LAKE (July 6) Bluegill fair on crickets and nightcrawlers around feeders, brushpiles and rocky areas. Channel catfish good on Bee-Jay, chicken livers and nightcrawlers around feeders. Largemouth bass fair using nightcrawlers, minnows, 4- and 6-inch plastic worms with chartreuse tails, white and chartreuse spinnerbaits and crankbaits.

LONESTAR LAKE (July 6) Channel catfish good on prepared baits and chicken livers off points and in coves. Wiper fair working crankbaits near deep dropoffs in late evening.

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