NET Fishing Reports – March 19
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Water lightly stained; 51 degrees; 0.10 high. Black bass are good on A-rigs, finesse jigs, chatter baits, spoons, and skirted jigs in 12-18’’ near creek bends, timber, rocky shorelines, and drop-offs. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs in brush piles and near open water bait schools. Catfish are fair on cut bait and punch bait in 12-25 near baited holes.
Water lightly stained; 56 degrees; 0.25 low. Largemouth bass are fair on bladed spinners, crankbaits, chatter baits, and skirted jigs near points, roadbeds, brush piles, timber, and shorelines. White and yellow bass are fair with slabs and jigging spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs in 28-45’ near docks and bait schools in the main lake. Catfish are fair on punch bait and cut bait in 12-30’.
Water lightly stained; 48 degrees;0.36 high. Largemouth bass are fair on plastic grubs, crankbaits, and football jigs. The white bass and hybrids are good in 25-35’ with slabs and over humps, ridges, and in main lake creeks. Crappie are good with minnows and jigs on brush piles and near timber. Catfish are good on cut bait and in punch bait 10-20’.
Water lightly stained; 52 degrees; 1.87 high. Largemouth bass are fair working bladed spinners, square billed crankbaits, skirted jigs, and small swimbaits near channel edges, boat docks, and creek mouths. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs near brush piles and timber near a drop-off or creek channel in 14-24’. White bass are good on slabs in the main lake. Chain pickerel are fair with spoons and small jigs. Catfish are fair on punch bait, chicken liver, and cut bait fishing baited holes near channels and timber edges.
Temperature not available. 1.05 high. Largemouth Bass’ will be along the shoreline. Largemouth Bass baits to use: plastic worms and lizards, spinnerbaits, jigs and jerk baits.
Water lightly stained; 57 degrees; 0.71 low. Largemouth bass are fair on jigs, plastic worms, and crankbaits near points, creek bends, and fallen timber. Crappie are fair on minnows in 10-20’ near brush piles and standing timber. Catfish are slow on punch bait.
Water stained; 52 degrees;0.48 high. Blue catfish are excellent on fresh-cut bait. Channel catfish are good on punch bait. Largemouth bass are fair on crankbaits, brush hogs, skirted jigs, and jerk baits. White bass and hybrid stripers are good on swimbaits near ridges and humps in the main lake. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs around brush piles, docks, bridge pilings, and main lake bait schools.
Water lightly stained; 54 degrees; 2.78 low. Striped bass are good on swimbaits and live shad. White bass are good on swimbaits and spoons in creeks. Largemouth bass are fair fishing A-rigs, crankbaits, jerk baits, and gold spoons in 15-30’. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs near deep boathouses, timber, and brush piles in 18-32’. Catfish are fair on punch bait and cut bait.