Archive for Sunday, August 6, 2006

Fishing report

August 6, 2006



(Last updated 8-2)

Water .33 feet below normal and 84 degrees. Feeders operational. Walleye fair on jigs and nightcrawlers, while trolling crankbaits and swimming jigs over structure, mainly in early morning. White bass-wiper fair while vertically jigging Clinton Point area and casting jigs off windy points and off dam. Find them under schools of shad. Channel catfish excellent on stinkbait, minnows and liver in lake. Baited areas producing lots of fish. Also try shrimp under bobber off dam. Drum fair on worms fished on bottom. Crappie poor. Most being caut on minnows and jigs fished over brushpiles at about 15 feet.


(Last updated 7-24)

Channel catfish fair to good with spawn over and fish moving out to feed. Feeders activitated at 7 a.m., 8 a.m., noon, 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sauger slow to fair on rocky points and Rock Creek using crankbaits or twisters. White bass fair to good off rocky points using twisters or shad colored crankbaits. White crappie slow to fair on tube jigs and minnows at 10-16 feet around structure.


(Last updated 8-2)

Largemouth bass fair mainly on grubs in early morning and late evening. Channel catfish good using stinkbait, shad, liver. Bluegill fair using worms and crickets below bobber.


(Last updated 8-2)

Closed to fishing. Repairs have been completed. Currently about 10 acres of water is in basin. Fathead minnows were stocked last week.


(Last updated 8-3)

Largemouth bass fair using spinnerbaits and grubs. Bluegill fair using worms, small spinners and jigs. Channel catfish fair using prepared baits, livers and nightcrawlers around feeders and off piers. Note: Feeders working. Aerator is running, but only two air lines are open.


(Last updated 8-2)

Channel catfish fair using nightcrawlers, stinkbait and liver. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits, jigs and plastic worms. Bluegill fair on worms under bobber and with small spinners.


(Last updated 7-28)

Channel catfish excellent downwind of feeders and off windy points with worms, grasshoppers or prepared baits. Walleye poor. Try off the flats at night using jigs tipped with worm on minnows. White bass/wipers fair early and late under lights with jig/spoons. Look for fish on surface and use gizzard shad imitations. Crappie poor. Use jigs or minnows under lights in deeper water. Carp excellent. Try bowfishing or use fly rod worms and dry flies close to fish feeders or shoreline.


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