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2009 Fishing Reports

Date   November 11, 2009 Water Temp   56
Lake Level   Lake Level 711.00
Discharge  30,000 cfs
Water Clarity   Good
   
Crappie fishing is fair the fish are being caught in the mouth of the creeks to half way back. Fish the points leading in and work you way back half way. Fish 20 ft of water and fish 12 ft deep. Blk/char is the best.
 
Catfish are being caught on the flats in 10 ft of water using cut bait.
 
White bass no report
 
Black bass are being caught in the back of the pockets on spinner baits. Fish the pockets with shad and keep on the move.
 
Duck and deer hunters-  welcome,  we will have our lodge open all year.
If you want to catch some winter time crappie, give us a call - I'll guiding all winter
Richard 660-477-3780        Or        660-477-3900


 

Date   October  27, 2009 Water Temp   57
Lake Level   Lake Level 713.79
Discharge  31,500 cfs
Water Clarity   Stained
   
Crappie fishing is fair the fish are being caught in the creeks from the mouth to half way back. Fish the trees that are along the creek channels using minnows. Fish water that is 12 ft deep or more and fish 10 ft down.
 
Bass fishing is fair the fish are being caught on the secondary points and in the back of the ditches. Look for the calm pockets and points. Spinner baits are the bait of choice.
 
White Bass no report
 
Catfish are being caught in the coves on cut bait. Fish water that is 10 ft deep and fish 6 ft down. Several white cats being caught.
 
Deer hunting is upon us, we have several deer around the corps ground.   If you need a place to stay our lodge will be open all season.


 

Date   October 17, 2009 Water Temp   61
Lake Level   Lake Level 716.14
Discharge  30,300 cfs
Water Clarity   Stained
   
Crappie fishing is fair. Crappie are being caught on the bluffs and in the mouth of the creeks. Fish water that is 16 ft deep and deeper using minnows. Most are being caught down 14 ft.
 
Bass fishing is good. Fish secondary points, the back of the creeks and in the pockets. Most are being caught in 2 to 5 ft of water using spinnerbaits. Keep on the move some nice fish being caught.
 
White Bass are being caught on the humps in the damn area. Fish a spoon on the bottom and work it slow . Fish the humps that are in 12 ft of water and fish on the top of them. When the lake calms down the fish will move to the points.
 
Catfish no report
 
If you are looking for a winter crappie trip Call     660-477-3900  or    660-492-5024       Ask for Richard  


 

Date   October 7, 2009 Water Temp   74
Lake Level   Lake Level 707.23
Discharge  250
Water Clarity   Good Shape
   
Crappie fishing is fair the fish are moving to the mouth of the creeks. Fish water that is 15 ft deep or deeper and fish 13 to 14 ft deep. Fish the mouth of the creek, points leading in or just inside the mouth for best results. Minnows are the bait of choice.
 
Bass fishing is good the fish are in the creeks and coves in 1 to 4 ft of water. Fish as far back as you can get you boat. Spinner baits and crank baits are the bait of choice.
 
White bass are scattered. The ones that are being caught are being caught trolling and fishing wind blown points. Fish the damn area. The clear water helps. As the water cools down the bite will get better.
 
Catfish are being caught on jugs and trot lines. Fish 12 ft of water fishing 6 ft deep. Fresh cut bait is the best.
 
Crappie and white bass fishing is good all through the winter so if you need a winter time trip call me.  Ask for Richard 660-477-3900 or 660-477-3780


 

Date   September 27, 2009 Water Temp   74
Lake Level   Lake Level 707.23
Discharge  250
Water Clarity   Good Shape
   
Crappie fishing is fair the fish are on the flats in 10 ft of water or more being caught 9 ft deep. Fish the flats and keep on the move . Some fish being caught in the creeks and on the bluffs.
 
Bass fishing is good the fish are in 3 ft to 10 ft of water fishing top water early. after sun up switch to a crank bait or a spinner bait. The water is cooling off so the bass are more active.
 
White Bass are scattered. Most are being caught trolling on the flats. With the water cooling down the whites will hit the banks. Windy banks.
 
Catfish are being caught on the flats using fresh cut shad. Fish 10 ft of water and fish 6 ft deep. Jugs and trot lines are the best.
 

 

Date   September 16, 2009 Water Temp   77
Lake Level   Lake Level 706.79
Discharge  250
Water Clarity   Good Shape
   
Crappie fishing is fair the fish are being caught on the flats and in the mouth of the creeks. Fish the creek channels and the flats leading into the creeks in 10 ft of water and more. Minnows are the bait of choice.
 
Bass are being on the points in 3ft of water and more . Early morning use a top water buzzbait or zara spook. Fish a big worm after the sun is up. Color of choice is red shad.
 
White Bass are being caught on the humps trolling crankbaits.Fish 10 ft of water and more and keep on  the move. Troll a crank bait in the shad color or a rooster tail.
 
Catfish are being caught on the flats in 5 ft of water using cut bait. Fresh bait is the best.
 

 

Date   September 7, 2009 Water Temp   72
Lake Level   Lake Level 706.56
Discharge  350
Water Clarity   Stained
   
Crappie Fishing is good the water is stable and the big fish are biting. The fish are being caught on the flats in 10 ft of water and some shallower. Fish a 1/8 oz jig in the blk/char color tipped with a minnow the slow fall works well. Fish the isolated tree and keep on the move.
 
Catfish are being caught on the flats in 5 ft of water and more. Fishing fresh cut bait. Set your lines in some brush for best results. Seeing lots of bluecats come in.
 
White Bass no report
 
Black Bass are being caught on the main lake and secondary points. Fish top water baits early. Fish a jig and frog up into the day. Look for laydowns and stumps in 1 to 5 ft of water.
 

 

Date   August 24, 2009 Water Temp   75
Lake Level   Lake Level 707.56
Discharge  350
Water Clarity   Stained
   
Crappie fishing is good. The fish are on the flats in 10 ft of water and more fishing 8 to 10 ft deep. The water has cooled some so the fish are more scattered. The best bait is minnows. Fish the isolated trees and fence rows. If you are going to fish the clearer water fish a little deeper. Some fish are being caught in the mouth of the creeks.
 
Bass fishing is fair. With the water a little cooler the fish are chasing a buzzbait a little later. Fish the flats and secondary points in 3 to 5 ft of water. after the top water bite stops switch to a big worm and keep on the move.
 
Catfish are being caught on the flats in 10 ft of water fishing 5 ft deep. Fresh cut bait is the best. Mostly blues being caught.
 
White bass being caught trolling crank baits. Fish the flats that have the clearer water between Bucksaw and Longshoal for the best bite.
 
 

 

Date   August 11, 2009 Water Temp   81
Lake Level   Lake Level 707.23
Discharge  350
Water Clarity   Good Shape
   
Crappie fishing is good if you like to catch fish its worth a trip down. The crappie are on the flats in 10 ft of water or more fishing 10 ft deep. Fish the isolated tree rows, road beds and channel edges. Some crappie being caught on the bluffs. The bait of choice is minnows with some being caught on jigs. We are seeing a lot of fish in the 1 lb range and up.
 
Bass fishing is good. We are seeing several good bass being caught. Fish the flats and secondary points in 2 ft to 8 ft of water using top water. After sun up switch to a big worm.
 
Catfish are being caught on the flats n 10 ft of water fishing 5 ft deep. Cut bait is the bait of choice. Several white cats being caught .
 
White bass are being caught on the flats trolling crank baits. Fish in 10ft of water trolling crankbaits, rattle traps and rooster tails.
 
On Aug the 9th we had our monthly crappie tourney and had several good weights come in. We want to thank everyone who fished.
 
The first place team of Tony and Ryan Burnworth had 7 fish for a total of 9.25# with a big fish at 1.51#. They won $500.00.
The second place team of Charlie Rogers and Jeff Lewis had a total of 9.12# with a big fish at 1.58# and they won $380.00.
The big Crappie of the day went to the team of Steve Ingram and Rick Koll with a big Crappie at 1.59# and that was good for $110.00. Our next  tourney will be Sep 13th come and join us. Thanks.
 

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Date   August 4, 2009 Water Temp   81
Lake Level   Lake Level 707.23
Discharge  350
Water Clarity   Good Shape
   
Crappie fishing on the Grand is on fire. The bite above the marina has come on and the big fish are coming in. Fish the flats in 10 ft or more and fish 8 to 10 ft deep. Look for isoated trees, fence rows and outside edges of the flats. The bait of choice is minnnows with some being caught on a jigs tipped with a minnow. The bite is good.
 
Bass fishing is fair the fish are being caught on buzzbaits early and after the sun gets up switch to a 10" worm. Fish the points main lake and secondary in 2 to 10 ft  of water and keep on the move.
 
White Bass are being caught trolling around the damn area. Troll  a crank bait , rattle trap or a 1/4 oz rooster tail in 10 ft of water. Most fish are being caught  3 to 6 ft under the surface. Some walleye mixed with them.
 
Catfish are being caught on the flats in 12 ft of water. Fish with fresh cut shad 5 ft deep on your jugs. several white cats and channels coming in.

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Date   July 31, 2009 Water Temp   86
Lake Level   Lake Level 707.23
Discharge  350
Water Clarity   Stained
   
Crappie fishing is fair the fish are being caught on the in 10 ft of water or more using minnows. Fish the tree rows, isolated trees and channel trees for the best bite. Fish a #2 sinker with and 2/0 hook. The best bite is from U hwy bridge to Long Shoal Bridge.
 
Bass fishing is good. The fish are on the flats in 3ft of water to 10 ft of water. Early morning fish top waters. After sun up fish a big worm or a brush hog. Most are being caught around wood.
 
Catfish are being caught on the flats in 10 ft of water and fishing 5 to 6ft deep. Fresh cut shad are working the best. There are a lot of shad up so bring a throw and catch all you need.
 
White Bass are surfacing around the damn area early and late. Mid day you can catch them trolling small crank baits and spinners. reports of some walleye being caught while trolling.
 


 

Date   July 21, 2009 Water Temp   80
Lake Level   Lake Level 706.79
Discharge  350
Water Clarity   Stained
   
Crappie fishing is fair the fish are on the flats. Fish 10 ft of water or more using minnows. Fish the isolated trees,fence rows and out side edges of the timber. Most fish are being caught in the morning and late in the evening.
 
Bass fishing is good the fish are on the points and some being caught in the tree rows. Fish top water early and after sun up go to a big worm. Fish from 2 ft of water out to 12 ft most being caught in the 5 ft range in the upper Grand.
 
Catfish are being caught on the flats with several blue cats being caught. Fish water 10 ft deep and more and set lines at 6 ft. The bait of choice is fresh cut bait.IF you can find a row of timber set your lines close to it.
 
White Bass no report
 


 

Date   July 13, 2009 Water Temp   81
Lake Level   Lake Level 706.90
Discharge  0
Water Clarity   Stained
   
Crappie fishing is good the best bite is from Bucksaw to Long Shoal in 12 ft of water or more fishing 10 ft deep. Fish the flats looking for isolated trees and fence rows. Minnows are the bait of choice.
 
Black Bass are being caught on the main lake and secondary points in 1 to 5ft of water early on buzz baits. After sun up go to big worm in 5 ft to 15 ft of water on the same points.
 
White Bass are being caught trolling crank baits and some on jigging spoons. Fish the points and the flats in 10 ft of water or more. We are seeing some surfacing action early and late.
 
Catfish are being caught on cut bait, fresh is the best. Fish the flats in 10 ft of water and fish 5 ft deep. Several white cats being caught.
 
Remember the hotter it gets the better the crappie fishing gets come see us.


 

Date   June 29, 2009 Water Temp   Not Reported
Lake Level   Lake Level
Discharge 
Water Clarity   Good Shape
   
Crappie fishing is good the fish are on the flats. Look for tree rows,road beds and isolated trees in 13 ft of water or more and fish 10 ft deep. Minnows are the bait of choice. We are seeing a lot of fish in the 1 to 2 lbs range. Crappie Masters was here Sat and it took over 11 lbs to win not bad for 7 fish.  We had our Bucksaw tourn Sun and it took almost 10 lbs to win with 7 fish.
 
Bass fishing is fair the fish are on the points in 1 to 5 ft of water. Fish a top water early buzz baits and zara spooks and when the sun comes up switch to a big worm.
 
Catfish are on the flats in 10 ft of water. Fish 5 ft deep using cut bait. we are seeing lots of blue cats come in. Trot lines are the best
 
White bass are being caught on the humps and road beds. Fish 15 ft deep using jigging spoons most fish are being caught early.
 
Remember the hotter it gets the better the crappie fishing gets so come and fish with us.

 


 

Date   June 16, 2009 Water Temp   Not Reported
Lake Level   Lake Level 709.01
Discharge  21000
Water Clarity   Good Shape
   
Crappie fishing is fair. Most fish are being caught in the mouth of the creeks and on the main lake flats. Fish water that is 15 ft deep and fish 12 ft down. Minnows are the bait of choice.
 
Bass fishing is good the fish are being caught on the main lake and secondary points. Early morning fish a top water zara spook or a buzzbait. After sun up use a big worm.
 
Catfish are being caught on the main lake flats. Fish water that is 10 ft deep and set baits at 5 ft. Most fish are being caught on cut bait. We are seeing some flatheads come in and are being caught on live bait.
 
White bass are on the roadbeds and humps. The best bite is the damn area. Look for humps in 15 ft of water and fish on the bottom using a jigging spoon.
                  

 


 

Date   June 2, 2009 Water Temp   Not Reported
Lake Level   Lake Level
Discharge  0
Water Clarity   Stained
   
Crappie fishing is good. The fish are showing up on the flats.Fish water that is 15ft deep or more and fish 12ft deep. Most fish are being caught on minnows. Fish the flats and keep on the move. Look for the fence rows and the isolated trees.several big crappie coming in.

White Bass are being caught on jigging spoons and crankbaits.Fish the humps and roadbeds in 20ft of water. The Bucksaw to the Damn area is the best.

Black Bass are being caught on Buzz Baits and Crankbaits. Fish the points and keep on the move. The bass are on the points due to the current. Lots of fish being caught.


Catfish are being caught on the flats in 10 ft of water fishing 5ft deep. We are seeing several flatheads come in. The bait of choice is perch and goldfish. June is one of the best months for big flat heads.

We had Crappie Masters here this week end and the fishing was great. It took over a 1.25 lbs average to win. This is a 14 fish limit.
Average Weight / Fish: 1.24

Total Fish Released: *** (100%)

1 BILL CAMPBELL-MIKE SNODGRASS 22.19
2 JEFF LEWIS-STEVE BURNWORTH 21.87
3 MIKE LOMAN-ROBERT JONES 21.15
4 WALLY MARSHALL-JEFF HEUMAN 21.02
5 KEVIN ROGERS-CHARLES ROGERS 21.01
6 CHARLES BUNTING-TRAVIS BUNTING 20.46
7 DON BROOKS-ALLEN MORGAN 20.35
8 MARTY SNIDER-JACKIE ALBIN 20.19
9 RICK KOLL STEVE-INGRAM 20.11
10 ALBERT MELCHER-KELLY WHITAKER 19.89

Big fish was 2.05 lb crappie caught on day one by team Bob Schouten and Bill Claypole

 


 

Date   May 27, 2009 Water Temp   72
Lake Level   Lake Level 721.03
Discharge  0
Water Clarity   Stained
   
Crappie fishing is good the bite between Bucksaw and Longshoal is on. Most fish are being caught in the mouth of the creeks and some being caught on the summer time flats. Look for the trees with lots of limbs and 20 ft of water and fish 12 ft deep. Minnows are the bait of choice.
 
White Bass are being caught on the humps and points using jigging spoons.Fish 20 ft of water on the bottom with the spoon. Several fish being caught on the humps between here and the mile long bridge.
 
Black Bass are being caught on the main lake and secondary points. Early morning fish a buzz bait and after sun up switch to a blk/neon worm on the points. Most bass are being caught in 3 to 10 ft of water.3
 
Catfish are being caught on the flats in the flooded brush. Fish water that is 8 ft deep and fish 4 ft down using live bait. We are seeing several flatheads come in.  
 

 


 

Date   May 19, 2009 Water Temp   67
Lake Level   Lake Level 723.79
Discharge  39,000
Water Clarity   Good Shape
   
Crappie fishing is good lots of fish coming in.Most fish are being caught in the creeks and on the flats. Fish water that is 20 ft deep and fish down 12 to 14 ft using minnows. Fish the isolated trees and the tree rows for the best fishing. Remember the warmer it gets the better it gets.
 
Catfish are being caught on the flats in 12 ft of water fishing 6 ft deep. Look for the timber on the flats and set jug lines or trot lines for best results. Live bait or cut shad are working.
 
Bass fishing is fair most are being caught on the points in 2 to 5ft of water. Early morning fish a buzzbait or a spinner bait and after the sun comes up switch to a jig and frog or a big worm. Point hop is the best approach.
 
White Bass are being caught on the humps in 20 ft of water using jigging spoons. With the current the white bass fishing should get better.  This week week had some very nice hybrids come in and several white bass.
 
Remember the fishing will get better and better as it gets warmer.
 


 

Date   May 10, 2009 Water Temp   63
Lake Level   724.22 Discharge 23,000 Water Clarity   Good Shape
   
Crappie fishing is fair the fish are being caught on the bank and in the trees. Most fish are in 15 ft of water fishing 10 ft deep. Fish the pockets and creeks trying to stay on the old bank line. Minnows are the bait of choice.Several big crappie coming in.
 
Bass fishing is tough. The fish are scattered with most being caught on spinner baits in the flooded brush. Early and late you can catch bass on buzz baits. As soon as the lake starts down the current will put the bass on the points and it will be great fishing.
 
Catfish are being caught on cut bait and some on live perch. This week we had several white cats and a few nice flat heads come in. Fish the flats in 10 ft of water and fish 5 ft deep. Jug lines and trotlines working.


 

Date   April 29, 2009 Water Temp    
Lake Level     Water Clarity   Stained 
   
Another awesome Fish For Sight tournament was held this past Saturday at beautiful Bucksaw Resort and Marina on Truman Lake. The Lions Club has brought in a total of $656,651 for SIGHT research by hosting this tournament for the past 19 years.  

The first place win and the $6000 prize went to the team of Jay Roe of Grandview, Mo and John Bollinger of Raymore, Mo. They brought to the scales five fish weighing 20.84 pounds.

Second place and $2000 went to the team of Brent Eitel of Shawnee, KS and Brandon Caldwell of Lansing, KS. Their five fish limit weighed in at 20.42 pounds.

Third place and $1500 went to the team of Curt Walker of Carl Junction, MO and Dave Sommerkamp of St Louis, MO. They fished the area between Bucksaw and Longshoal to boat their limit weighing 17.98 pounds

The Guys & Gals division was won by the team of Kevin and Annette Brueseke of Fenton, MO. They brought five fish to the scales weighing 14.95 pounds. They also placed 12th overall for a total win of $575.

Big bass went to the team of Brian Parson of Parkville, MO and Mike Wacker of St Joseph, MO. Their fish weighed in at 6.41 pounds winning the team $1300.


 

Date   April 20, 2009 Water Temp   51
Lake Level   Lake Level 708.04       Discharge 30,000 cfs Water Clarity   Stained 
   
Crappie are on the banks, Started showing up Saturday. We had a lot of fish come in that were caught in 1 to 3ft of water. All fish were caught in the creeks on the spawning banks. Look for the pockets that are wind protected and fish with a bobber set 12 inches deep. Minnows under the bobbers works the best. Remember keep on the move and cover water the fish are just starting so we have some good weeks coming.
 
Bass fishing is good. Fish the flat pockets in 2 to 4ft of water using a spinner bait or a jig and frog. Again, pockets with no wind is the best.
 
Catfish are being caught on the flats in 10 ft of water fishing 5 ft deep. The bait of choice is cut bait. We are seeing several bluecats come in. Most are being caught on jugs and trotlines.
 
Lake Level 708.04    Discharge 30,000 cfs    Water Stained     Temp 51 degrees
 
Turkey season opens today!


 

Date   April 14, 2009 Water Temp   49
Lake Level   Lake Level 709.13       Discharge 31,000 cfs Water Clarity   Stained 
   
Crappie  fishing has been fair. The most crappie are being caught in the creeks in the channel. We have been spider rigging and catching several. We are fishing in the creeks in 20 ft of water or more and fishing 10 to 12 ft deep. We are using double minnow riggs with a 1/4 oz sinker on the bottom. This will work in all creeks so try them all.
 
 Bass fishing is good the fish are being caught on spinner baits and jig and frogs. Fish the back half of the pockets that has no wind. Most fish are in 3 ft to 5ft of water keep on the move. The bite from Bucksaw to the Damn are is the best.
 
Catfish are being caught on juglines in 10 ft of water fishing 5 ft deep. The best bait is cut bait,lots of blue cats coming in.
 


 

Date   April 06, 2009 Water Temp   51
Lake Level   Lake Level 712.18       Discharge 30,000 cfs Water Clarity   Stained 
   
Crappie- Fishing is fair, the fish are in the creeks at the mouth of the pockets in 15 ft of water or more. Fish the mouth of the pockets using minnows. Have seen some nice fish coming in.
 
Bass- Bass are in the back of the pockets in 3-5 ft of water, look for pockets with no wind on the north side of the lake. Fish spinner baits and jig and pig.
 
Catfish- Are being caught on the flats in 10 ft of water fishing 5 ft deep. Cut bait is the bait of choice.
 
Results of the first Crappie Slayers Tournament:
 
 
1st T Burnworth / J Burnworth 8 lbs 12 oz
2nd Cox / Hockett 8 lbs 8.4 oz
3rd McGhee / Pitts 6 lbs 6.2 oz
4th Scott / King 6 lbs 6.2 oz
 
Big Crappie: T Burnworth / J Burnworth 2.0 lbs
 

 

Date   March 30, 2009 Water Temp   49
Lake Level   Lake Level 710.97       Discharge 31.500 Water Clarity   Stained 
   
Bucksaw Resort hosted their first tournament of the year and some nice fish came in. We had 15 boats entered in the tournament and 94 fish brought to the scales with a total weight of 119lbs . Average weight 1.26lbs not bad. We also had 4 fish over 2lbs come to the scales, looks like a year for big crappie.
 
1st  Place Marty Snider and  Jackie Albin         11.83 lbs
2nd Place Allen Morgan and  Donald Brooks     10.11 lbs
3rd  Place Noel Fernandez and John Boise        9.97  lbs
Big Crappie went to Kevin Rogers and Caitlin Young 2.50 lbs ,our first coed team. Great job to everyone who fished and see you next time . april 19th is our next tourn.
 
Crappie fishing is good several fish coming in and some big ones. The crappie are in the mouth of the creeks in 1ft of water and more fishing 9 ft deep. You can catch them on live bait or jigs in the  Blk/Char in color. Look for the brushy trees and fish in the middle of them. We are also catching them spider rigging lots of fun.
 
Bass fishing is good with some heavy weights coming in. The bass are in the warmest water they can find look for shallow pockets with no wind the calmer the better. Fish a spinner bait or a jig and frog. Most bass are in 2ft to 5 ft of water.
 
Catfish are being caught on the flats in 20ft of water fishing 10 ft deep.Cut bait is the bait of choice. Several blues and white cats being caught.
 
Lake Level 710.97    Water temp  49           Discharge 31.500          Water clarity stained


 

Date   March 8, 2009 Water Temp   42
Lake Level   Lake Level 707.95       Discharge 0 Water Clarity   Stained 
   
Crappie fishing is good we have seen several nice fish come in. I fished several days this week and caught limits every time. The key to catching them was 10ft to 15ft of water and fishing 9 to 12 ft deep .Fish the mouth of the creeks to about 1/2 way back.  The bait of choice was blk/char in the 1/8th oz head. Keep on the move and try several creeks some are holding more than others.
 
Bass No Report
 
Catfish are being caught in the main river channel. Fish in 20 ft of water and more fishing 15 ft deep. Fresh cut shad is the bait of choice . Juglines are the best.
 

 

Date   February 26, 2009 Water Temp   39
Lake Level   Lake Level 708.01       Discharge 0 Water Clarity   Stained (very fishable) 
   
Crappie: Are being caught on the edge of the creek channels and on the bluffs. Fish water that is 18ft and more and fish 15ft deep. The best bite is from the U hwy bridge to the damn area with some big fish being caught. The best colors are blk/char and blu/white in the 1/16th oz size. The bite will continue so come and see us.
 
Catfish are being caught on jug lines in 30 ft of water fishing 20 ft deep. Fresh cut shad is the bait of choice.
 
Black Bass No report                 

 

Date   February 26, 2009 Water Temp   Not reported
Lake Level   Not reported Water Clarity   Not reported
   
Crappie fishing is fair the fish are in 20 ft of water or more fishing 15 ft deep. Look for cedar trees in the mouth of the creeks and along the creek channels. Most fish are in the first half of the creek. Some big crappie being caught. Blk/char are colors of choice.
 
Bass,Catfish  no report.
 
We do open on Feb 28th 7am to 7pm Come and join os for breakfast and lunch. We have almost completed our new for the 2009 season. We have 30 ft 26 ft and 20 ft slips avail.

 

Date   February 17, 2009 Water Temp   Not reported
Lake Level   708.03  Discharge  0 Water Clarity   Stained
   
Crappie fishing is fair went sat and caught 23 good keepers. Fished the bluffs in 30ft of water or more and fished 20 ft deep. We used double rigs with a 1/16th  on the top and a 1/8th on the bottom. Best colors green/char and blk/char. Best bite lower lake.
 
No report on Bass or Catfish

 
Date   January 26, 2009 Water Temp   Not reported
Lake Level   Not reported Water Clarity   Not reported
   
No report on any fishing.  The lake has ice in all the pockets and some on the main lake. so the report is slow. We do have slips available for the season - give us a call.

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