Archive for Monday, May 8, 2006

Fishing report

May 8, 2006

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Clinton Lake

(Updated 5-3)

Water 2.01 feet above normal. Temperature 64 degrees. Channel catfish fair using worms in creeks and river during runoff events. Some being taken on minnows and liver in lake. Crappie good at 4-8 feet. Most are being caught on jigs over rocky areas. Minnows have been working, too.

Perry Lake

(Updated 5-1)

Channel catfish good up the creeks when the water runs on worms or cut shad. Sauger fair off rocky points on west side toward the dam on crankbaits and twisters. White bass fair off rocky points using twisters or shad-colored crankbaits. White crappie fair to good on tube jigs or minnows at 2-6 feet around flooded brush.

Lone Star Lake

(Updated 5-3)

Largemouth bass fair. Anglers are picking some fish up on shallow running crankbaits, jigs and plastic worms. Crappie fair. Most being caught off rocky banks and brushpiles using minnows and jigs. Note: Bass sample this week showed lots of good-sized fish.

Douglas State Lake

(Updated 5-3)

Closed to fishing. Lake has been drained for repair of dam and water-intake line.

Leavenworth State Lake

(Updated 5-3)

Largemouth bass fair using jigs, plastic worms and suspending crankbaits. Crappie fair using jigs off piers and in coves. Wiper fair using jigs. Feeders and aerator are operational.

Lake Shawnee

(Updated 4-27)

Channel catfish fair using nightcrawlers, shad entrails and liver. Wiper fair using jigs off points. Crappie good from bank on jigs and minnows. Largemouth bass good on crankbaits, jigs and plastic worms.

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