Fishing Report

 

2017 Fishing Reports

Date– 06/14/17                                                Lake Level– 712.93

Water Temp– Not Available                                           Water Clarity– Stained

Discharge– 16000 cfs/ through the turbine

Crappie– The bite is still very good! Fish the flats in 15-28 ft. of water fishing 12 ft. down.

Catfish– The bluecat bite is good. Use fresh cut shad drifting the main lake flats in 10-20 ft. of water, and fishing jugs 6-12 ft. deep off the channel breaks.

Bass– Fish the main lake points early with buzz baits switching to crank baits and 10 in. worms after the sun comes up.

White Bass– Are being caught on the main lake flats and humps trolling crank baits.

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Date– 06/05/17                                                Lake Level– 716.99

Water Temp– Not Available                                           Water Clarity– Stained

Discharge– 15000 cfs/ through the turbine

Crappie– The bite is really good! Fish the flats in 18-22 ft. of water fishing 12 ft. deep. Use black/ chartreuse jigs and/ or minnows.

Catfish– The fishing is going very well! Fish upstream in the grand arm or Hay Creek using fresh shad.

Bass– No report.

White Bass– Fish the main lake points and humps using spoons or live shad.

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Date– 05/29/17                                                Lake Level– 721.31

Water Temp– Not Available                                           Water Clarity– Stained

Discharge– 14000 cfs/ through the turbine

Crappie– The bite is really good! Fish the flats in 18-22 ft. of water fishing 12 ft. deep. Use black/ chartreuse jigs and/ or minnows.

Catfish– The fishing is going very well! Fish upstream in the grand arm or Hay Creek using fresh shad.

Bass– No report.

White Bass– Fish the main lake points and humps using spoons or live shad.

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Date– 05/22/17                                                Lake Level– 725.33

Water Temp– Not Available                                          Water Clarity– Stained

Discharge– 6500 cfs/ through the turbine

We are Open!! 

The fishing has been slow due to high water. The water is dropping slowly and we are hoping that the fishing will we back to normal as soon as the water drops a little more.


Date– 05/01/17                                                Lake Level– 717.72

Water Temp– 61°                                           Water Clarity– Stained

Discharge– 0 cfs/ through the turbine

Crappie– Fish the flats in 10-20 ft. of water fishing 8-10 ft. down using minnows. Also being caught in the willows fishing in 11-12 ft. of water fishing 10 ft. down.

Catfish– Fish the trees in 20 ft. of water fishing 18 ft. deep with live gold fish or cut shad.

Bass– The bass are spawning in the creeks! Fish with white spinner baits, square bills & flip bushes with tubes baits.

White Bass– Fish the windy flats and humps. Use jigging spoons, rattle traps or slow troll crank baits.

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Date– 04/24/17                                                Lake Level 709.84

Water Temp– 61°                                           Water Clarity– Stained

Discharge– 24,000 cfs/ through the turbine

Crappie– Spawning bite! Fish in 2-4 ft. of water fishing 18 inches down with a bobber using a black & chartreuse or blue & white jig.

Catfish– Fish the trees in 10-12 ft. of water fishing 5-6 ft. deep with gold fish.

Bass– The bass are spawning in the creeks! Fish with white spinner baits, square bills & flip bushes with tubes baits.

White Bass– Fish the windy flats and humps. Use jigging spoons, rattle traps or slow troll crank baits.

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Date– 04/18/17                                                Lake Level 708.73

Water Temp– 60°                                           Water Clarity– Stained

Discharge– 16,000 cfs/ through the turbine

Crappie– Fish 2-6 ft. from the banks fishing 2-3 ft. down using black & chartreuse jigs, chartreuse or pearl/white jigs. Fish the creeks in about 6-15 ft. of water, fishing 6-10 ft. deep spider rigging and using minnows for bait.

Catfish– Fish the timber 10-15 ft. deep with cut shad for blue cats and gold fish or blue gill for flat head.

Bass– Fish the main lake points with crank baits. The bass are also starting to show up in the creeks, use square bills or jigs for bait.

White Bass– Use rattle traps on the main lake points & creeks.

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Date– 04/10/17                                                Lake Level 710.19

Water Temp– 54°                                           Water Clarity– Stained

Discharge– 3300 cfs/ through the turbine

Crappie– Fish early in the morning (7-9 am) and later in the evening (4-dark) on the banks in 2 ft. of water using a slip bobber. Fish the mouths of the creeks between 9-4 pm in about 20-25 ft. of water, fishing 10-17 ft. deep spider rigging and using minnows for bait.

Catfish– Fish the timber 10-15 ft. deep with cut shad for blue cats and gold fish or blue gill for flat head.

Bass– Fish the back of the creeks using a white spinner bait, white trailer and a #5 Colorado single blade.

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Date– 04/03/17                                                Lake Level 706.89

Water Temp– 53°                                           Water Clarity– Stained/ Muddy

Discharge– 3500 cfs/ through the turbine

Crappie– Fish the creeks in 20-30 ft. of water, fishing 15 ft. deep spider rigging and using minnows for bait.

Catfish– Fish the flats with cut shad.

Bass– Fish the main lake points using crank baits.

White Bass– Fish the main lake points using crank bait & rattle traps.

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*RV sites and boat slips are available!*


Date– 03/27/17                                                Lake Level 705.74

Water Temp– 51°                                           Water Clarity– Stained

Discharge– 133 cfs/ through the spillway

Crappie- Fish the mouths of the creeks about 3/4 of the way back into the creeks spider rigging. Fish in 15 ft. of water, fishing 6-12 ft. deep using minnows for bait.

Catfish– Drift the flats with cut shad.

Bass– Fish the main lake points using wiggle warts for bait.

White Bass– Fish the main lake points using crank bait & rattle traps.

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Date– 03/20/17                                                Lake Level 705.75

Water Temp– 46°                                           Water Clarity– Stained

Discharge– 133 cfs

Crappie- Fish the mouths of the creeks about 3/4 of the way back into the creeks spider rigging. Fish in 12-19 ft. of water, fishing 8-11 ft. deep using minnows for bait.

Catfish– Fish the flats with shad.

Bass– Fish the creeks and pockets using black and blue jigs and white spinner baits. The bass fishing is fair.

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*RV sites and boat slips are available!*