More Georgia Cubes were added in April 2020! The minimum length for Saugeye at Bone Creek is 18 inches and a daily creel of 2 fish per day! Recent sampling indicates a good population with majority of fish 14 to 19 inches. New Law Gives Lake Moultrie Anglers Better Shot At Keeping Striped. This has the ability to use your location to use similar to a depth finder while you're fishing. The size structure listed for largemouth bass is from May 2020 electrofishing. The 2020 sample documented that smallmouth bass numbers continue to trend downwards with the lowest abundance seen in over a decade. Last Updated: 11/6/2020 Print. The latest stocking occurred on December 22nd and included 425 very nice fish. The creek in the south end maybe excellent right after a hard rain. Best baits are  dark colored jigs and minnows, mainly around underwater structure. Good luck! With water levels being high the boat ramp in Card Creek Campground is currently closed. ICE REPORT-Very little ice is present on the reservoir and is restricted to the extreme upper ends of the coves. Channel Catfish may be taken occasionally from shore using cut bait or livers. Angler input is welcomed. Last Updated: 11/19/2020 Print. Success of this project is dependent on anglers reporting the tagged fish they capture. Continuing to follow guidelines will ensure that public fishing access will remain open. Did have reports of fish being caught around the fish attractors and along the dam using jigs with twister tails, road runners and crank baits. Justin is finding better fish sticking with a burrito swimbait fishing the drop side of ledges and islands. Click on the following link to download the Google Earth File and get the coordinates. Locations were marked with GPS using datum NAD83: 1) N38.99217 W095.63188, 2) N39.00736 W095.62968, 3) N38.99254, W095.63210, 4) N38.99619 W095.632202, 5) N39.01043, W095.63014. WINFIELD CITY LAKE - Try shad crank baits, soft plastic baits close to fish structure, the deeper side of weed beds and along rocky points. BIG HILL RESERVOIR - For the latest information on COVID-19, visit For 2020 the lake was stocked with 2,400 channel catfish. This lake provides a diverse fishery, but best in 2020 should be crappie, wiper, and white bass. ... Devils Lake Fishing Report. Regular reporting will resume in March of 2021. If you can find shad, you'll likely find a few white bass. Black Bass ( Largemouth and Spotted Bass), Fish 10 to 17 inches dominate the population. minnows, jigs, work the pools below the rifles. If new reports are received it will be updated. Also remember this lake has a good wiper population. There is a parking lot and gravel ramp and provides shoreline angling also. Some new brushpiles were created and some brush was added to some of the existing 2018/19 structures. Bluegill can be caught with a nightcrawler under a bobber near brushpiles. Lipless crank baits or jig and plastic have been productive. The pond is open to anglers 15 and younger as well as their mentor. The fish feeder is OFF. The walleye bite is hit and miss as Walleye are scattered throughout the reservoir feeding on shad. If you would like to provide a fishing report for Bone Creek Lake, don't hesitate to contact Connor Ossowski, District Fisheries Biologist, at (620) 231-3173. Winter fishing is on fire!! Try using floating dough baits, worms, small spoons, or spinners. The water has cleared some so fish should be hitting lures better. Culling is not allowed. Try casting crankbaits and spinner jigs near any of the newly fallen trees along the shoreline. Last Updated: 11/6/2020 Print. Currently the stilling basin should be good during the water releases. Wipers are also hitting crankbaits slow trolled in 14 to 18 feet of water. Last Updated: 12/11/2020 Print, KINGMAN STATE FISHING LAKE - Cedar Bluff District Newsletter: A biannual newsletter detailing fishing related projects and activities in the Cedar Bluff District, which includes such waters as Cedar Bluff Reservoir, Sheridan and Scott State Fishing Lakes, Antelope Lake, and other public fishing waters in northwest Kansas are available. Main lake ledges in 10 to 12 ft of water or windblown shorelines and points on the windier days. The free Explorer GIS app can also be downloaded to use when you're out fishing from your mobile phone, or tablet. Fishing with jigs and crawlers or jigs and minnows often works best but trolling spoons and cranks through these areas can also produce good results. Read more. Fishing for all three species of catfish can be good at Rocky Ford. The high release rates last year moved a lot of saugeye from the Reservoir downstream which has led to good fishing in the River Pond, the river below the dam or at Rocky Ford. 2020 is our 25th year in business under the same ownership. Channel catfish can be taken now on a variety of live or prepared baits. Last Updated: 12/11/2020 Print, MARION COUNTY LAKE - The best way to measure social distancing is with a fishing pole. By Jamie @buckets22_ caught at North shore cove and weighed 7 . The plan is to only have a length limit on blue catfish for a few years until the population shows signs of being permanently established. Soft plastics have been working best. Wiper are stocked on the Mined Land Wildlife Area in Unit #21 on an annual basis. Most fish around 7 inches, but some are greater than 10 inches. Lake Moultrie … Twice a year I will be publishing a newsletter with Perry and other waters in my District. Fish feeders are Off. You also can get helpful information from the Fishing Forecast. Gearup for these big channel catfish. by Lake Camanche Staff Santee Cooper Lakes. Crappie numbers have been improving the last three years and the population is offering decent numbers of fish over 10 inches. CLEAN, DRAIN, and DRY your boat and livewell before leaving an area. HORSETHIEF RESERVOIR - The lake level was 659.1; generation of 900 to 1,000 cubic feet per second (CFS) throughout the week for a level of 658.7 by the weekend. Lake Moultrie Marion One Of The Best Winter Fishing Destinations. The lake is known for catch and release of largemouth bass and harvest of nice bluegill. The water level is good. The floating dock is finished and compliments this great fishing lake. If you want to keep up with what's going on at Douglas State Fishing Lake sign up for the Lawrence District Newsletter at the following link: Livebait under a bobber fished near structure. Report submitted by … Last Updated: 12/9/2020 Print, Water temperature: 46 degrees F, December 9, 2020, A habitat enhancement project was conducted in spring of 2020 with over 250 cedar trees being submerged and 27 new brushpile locations being added. I don't expect any of these fish to be above the 15" minimum length limit. Vertical fishing small jigs and a small worm under a bobber have been working best. This includes cleaning and rinsing your boat and motor, trailer, and equipment, draining any excess water from previous outings, and allowing your boat to dry before using it in a different body of water. Anglers can target the whiskered fish in coves on the upper end of the lake, especially during periods of inflow, main lake where submerged trees and Georgia Cubes have been placed, and jetties and docks that can be fished from shore. Trout Season opened on November 1. KEITH SEBELIUS RESERVOIR - Bluegill are also available but are smaller in size. Surfacing feeding whites are alot of fun. For up-to-date information, look up the fishing report for the lake of your choice. There is some artificial habitat just out from the dock. The lake has a great largemouth bass population. We recently stocked 2000 channel catfish. Look for areas where water is running in. Have had reports of fish being caught around the north and south shore breakwaters and fish attractors. Attention anglers, If you fish this water body and would like to contribute your knowledge to the fishing report shoot an email to [email protected] Spotted Seatrout. Flathead catfish will move up to the shallows in the morning, evening, and at night, so fishing off the jetties with a bobber and live bait would be a good tactic to try. Try soft plastics, jerk-baits, and other slow moving lures near points and drop offs. Some anglers have caught some spawning fish from the jetties using a slip-bobber and minnow or jig. Crappie are being caught in standing timber and brush piles in water 15 to 18 deep. For more information about the Fall River/Toronto Fisheries District, click here to access newsletters. If you would like to provide a fishing report for Crawford State Fishing Lake, don't hesitate to contact Connor Ossowski, District Fisheries Biologist, at (620) 231-3173. Walleyes and saugers are the main catch around here in the winter but you just never know what else may be swimming under your house. Otherwise if the bite seems slow switching to finesse techniques such as the Ned rig, Wacky rig, or Texas rig should work when fished around brush piles, weedlines, and rocky banks. Water temperatures should be dropping in the upper 30's. November 07 locations were marked with GPS using datum WGS84 in decimel degrees: 1) N39.00740 W095.62978; 2) N39.00819 W095.63046; 3) N39.00810 W095.63055; 4) N39.00806 W095.63043; 5) N39.00638 W095.62261; 6) N39.00247 W095.62495; 7) N38.99622 W095.63205; 8) 39.00274 W095.63202. Some fish being caught using shad, minnows, cut bait, liver and stink bait. For additional information, water temperature, release rates, please check: Best success for bass is coming by using soft plastic worms near structure in 3-10 ft or water or just off of the many ledges. High-water boat ramps usable at this level are Old Marina, Goose Flats, Morel & Rock Point. Scroll down to find Crawford State Fishing Lake. In an effort to better control sediment buildup, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism will soon draw down the water level at Atchison State Fishing Lake to clear preexisting sediment and to install a sediment control structure. Mark Lawson . Also, been catching them trolling diving lures along the Dam. This lake tends to be dominated by gizzard shad over 10 inches that compete with crappie for food and space. OTTAWA STATE FISHING LAKE - Category: fishing reports. FT. SCOTT LAKE - Cross. Crappie fishing has been poor locals say. White bass are fair in the 20-30’ bouncing slabs and heavy spoons. SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE FISHING REPORT June 2020 DALE WILSON’S SML GUIDE SERVICE PHONE NO: 540-297-5650 / 540-874-4950 The pic included is of two smallmouth bass caught and released by Captain Dale on 5/26/20 Overview: Heavy rains and flooding has made for different fishing conditions. Focusing on habitat near or in the warm water discharge area will be best bet. Spotted bass tend to hang near rocks and the dam, whereas on the south end of the lake your more likely to catch only largemouth bass. Fish may not be transported alive from ANS designated waters. No recent reports of walleye catch. Catfishing can be very good just about any where along the shoreline. Fishing is productive in the evening or at night. Upper end during rain events can be good. Brown trout tend to be more seclusive than rainbow trout, so early morning and evening hours will be your best bet. This makes the Reservoir, River Pond and Rocky Ford as designated Aquatic Nuisance Species waters. Largemouth bass can also be caught in most of the main lake coves as well as in the state park using spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and Senkos. some up to 7 pounds. The best way to measure social distancing is with a fishing pole. Units where crappie have been reported to be caught this winter and for anglers to focus on for crappie would be the following units: 7, 8, 22, 41, and 40, to name a few. Lake Moultrie Fishing Reports Check out the latest fishing reports in Lake Moultrie to find out what's biting! The lake has a low level blue catfish population with most below 20 inches. Also nightcrawlers or prepared baits where the wind is blowing in. Zebra mussels can be found attached to rocks lakewide. A good population of white bass exists in this lake. Be sure to Clean, Drain, and Dry your boat, bait buckets, and recreational watercraft before and after launching your boat. The GPS coordinates for the Georiga Cubes are as follows: 16 Georgia Cubes @ N 37.642602, W 094.808321 (North point), 6 Georgia Cubes @ N 37.642695, W 094.806880 (Northeast corner dock), 7 Georgia Cubes @ N 37.641402, W 094.807221 (East cove dock on west side of cove), 5 Georgia Cubes @ N 37.637147, W 094.811688 (East fishing pier), 3 Georgia Cubes @ N 37.643472, W 094.811373 (Marina northeast dock), 3 Georgia Cubes @ N 37.644663, W 094.810369 (North boat ramp). Various prepared baits, liver, and worms usually good for channel catfish lakewide. Recently there were 500 channel catfish stocked to spice up the fishing. Click HERE for river flow data. Some blue catfish have been caught that are over 80 pounds. Fishing Reports for Manitoba Last Update December 27, 2020: Nopiming Prov. Soft plastics mimicking crayfish and jerkbaits have been working best. Try casting around rocks or look for schools of fish breaking up the balls of shad. Fish have moved back to deeper cover. LOUISBURG-MIDDLE CREEK SFL - Stripers were located throughout the upper end of the reservoir in Horseshoe Bend and the flats around Spring Creek in 4-6 feet of water. Eight brushpiles were created and added. Remember- Wear a Lifejacket and Reach - Throw - Don t Go. The lake is known for being a good spot for catch and release bass fishing. Last Updated: 11/17/2020 Print, WYANDOTTE COUNTY LAKE - For a low monthly fee of just $5, or annually for $24 (that's less… Facebook. Click Here for the most up to date lake level information. The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys, and county and state parks staff. Lots of submerged trees, high water clarity, and adequte forage (i.e., gizzard shad).... the perfect recipe for a crappie population to flourish! However, the recent cold front might start pushing them deeper. The best way to measure social distancing is with a fishing pole. Shad imitation baits will also produce bites. White perch are being caught using similar methods for Wipers and White bass. Look for white bass chasing shad on calm days. Luck could also be had by trolling along the dam and open areas. The walleye population has been trending up the last few years. have been reported. The lake is in the Urban Stocking Program and is frequently stocked with 12 to 18 inch channel catfish which leads to good catch rates of fish in this size range. Registration for Coffey County Lake is now available online at Try using flukes, jigs, or spoons near deeper water. There were also several trees sunk at the end of the hot water dike and should be easily marked on your locator. Zebra mussels were found in Tuttle Creek in 2017. Anglers should try live minnows under a bobber, jigs with a twister tail, and streamers with a fly rod. Finesse plastics, jigs, or spinner-baits target docks and vegetation edges. Of course, the gorilla in the room was the COVID-19 pandemic. Drifting jigs over deeper water in the main body of the lake. Sep 7, 2019 Summerton . Angler access and success is affected by release rates from the nearby Tuttle Creek Reservoir. Anglers should try using shad sides, shad gizzards, shrimp, nightcrawlers, and chicken liver. and look for schools of shad or focus on wind blown flats or rocky points. They are often located in the deeper sections of the lake and on the edges of drops that run from 35-45 feet of water. Crappie fishing has been poor locals say. The fish cleaning station is now closed. THE WALLEYE LENGTH LIMIT IS 21-INCHES WITH A 2/DAY CREEL LIMIT. Last Updated: 10/19/2020 Print, Zebra Mussels are present at Clinton Reservoir. More brushpiles were added again on 3/17/20. Zebra mussels, white perch, and asian carp are all invasive species that can be found in Kansas. However, the flooded timber and clearer water in the backwater section of the river produces a fair density bass population. near brush/rock drop offs and channel ledges 10 ft deep on jigs, minnows, and spinners, near wind blown flats on cut bait and worms, near dam and rock points on jigs, worms, and crankbaits, near rock and brush on jigs and crankbaits, on small jigs and worms in coves and near brush, near wind blown flats and creeks on cut bait and worms, near points, brush, and rock 10ft deep on jigs and minnows, along the dam and edges of flats and points on jigs, worms, and spoons, along creeks, dam and points on spinners, jigs, and crankbaits. Fishing near the brushpiles has provided some good panfish action. In 2020, the lake was stocked with 3,200 catchable sized catfish. Bluegill and redear sunfish, or "shellcrackers", can be found lakewide near the shoreline. JEFFREY ENERGY CENTER AUX. S = Slow F = Fair G = Good . The abundance of saugeye in the 2020 sample was slightly above the long-term average. Any time one leaves the reservoir it is best to clean mud, vegetation, or attached zebra mussel adults off of boats and other equipment, drain any thing on a boat or other equipment that holds water, and allow boats and other equipment to dry completely before using them at another body of water. Current lake elevation and water temperature is available on the location page linked to this fishing report. The boat ramp  is fine. N38.76493             W095.674210                   2. Minnows and jigs are catching fish right now. Try bucktail jigs and swimbaits. There was a 6 pounder and a 7 pounder caught last week. The 2020 sample recordeds that the number of channel catfish are up, but the average size of fish is down. LinkedIn. The south boat ramp is the only accessible ramp. Best for 2020 should be for saugeye, crappie, and largemouth bass. White bass can be taken on shad imitation lures and white marabou jigs. For tips on spring bass fishing check out the KDWPT video at the following link! Remember there is a 15 inch minimum length limit on channel catfish. Try stink bait and liver. During this time, please visit, or download our mobile apps – HuntFishKS and CampIt KS – for all of your outdoor recreation needs. A complete summary of rules and regulations can be found HERE. Zebra mussel veligers are too small to be seen with the unaided eye and they can be found in boat livewells, minnow buckets, boat bilges, water toys and anything else that is capable of holding even a small amount of water. Casting imitation crankbaits in this situation as produced some good fish. Nevada fishing report, Dec. 23, 2020. Fish are in deep water. Saskatchewan Lakes - Fishing Reports - Click on the name of the waterbody for a detailed history and personal reports. We sank 30 Georgia Cube Fish Attractors in this lake and they are holding fish. Bone Creek provides a high quality largemouth bass angling experience. This includes cleaning and rinsing your boat, motor, trailer and equipment, draining any excess water from previous outings, and allowing your boat to dry before using it in a different body of water. There are good white bass up to 2 pounds and good wipers up to the 5-6 pound pounds. NEOSHO STATE FISHING LAKE - There is a new regulation for all sunfish species beginning in January 2019. Each tag will display an ID number unique to that fish and a phone number to call to report the catch, (620) 342-0658. Try power bait, small spinners, spoons, flies, small crankbaits, worms, or corn. Use worm, very small jig, or small silver spinner around brush piles and rock jetties. Bass are few and far between at this lake, but they are big. Crappie numbers have been low for a few years but are trending up due to good spawns in 2017 and 2018. Twice a year I will be publishing a newsletter with Perry and other waters in my district. jigs with pink or chartreuse grubs in 3-10 feet of water near or within brush or pvc cubes. Lake Of The Woods MN Fishing Report. Paddlefish snagging season is currently closed. Largemouth can be found near the flooded cattails and also hang out around flooded trees, stumps, and logs. Channel catfish from the rearing pond are stocked into this lake each fall. The size structure for crappie, white bass, and channel catfish is from October 2019 test netting. Weekly Fishing Report: Dec. 29, 2020. There are two good year classes of wiper in the lake and there is decent numbers of wiper with most 16 to 22 inches long. Blue-Green Algae: Current information listed here: Catfishing has improved. Click on image for video. FALL RIVER RESERVOIR - spoon in submerged schools. Located north of Silver Lake, Shawnee State Fishing Lake is the site of good catch and release largemouth bass fishing. The catfish bite has been good recently. Limited opportunities exist, due to not being stocked since 2016. Fish feeders are OFF and there are a lot of fish around these. There are good numbers in the reservoir but are difficult to target. Go fishing, the fish have to eat. Lots of 9 to 12 inch fish being caught at Broken Bridge. Chasing shad early and late in the day. For additional opportunities call 913-352-8941 for accurate information on wildlife pool drainage. This applies to bluegill, redear sunfish, green sunfish, and their hybrids. If you want to receive additional information about this lake. CEDAR BLUFF RESERVOIR - Zebra mussels now inhabit this lake. Try topwater along shoreline vegetation. Continuing to practice social distancing will ensure we can keep our public fishing access points open for everyone. This lake has a decent number of Flathead Catfish. var hs = document.createElement('script'); hs.type = 'text/javascript'; hs.async = true; All waters in the Dodge City District are currently open to fishing during this COVID-19 outbreak. Last Updated: 10/19/2020 Print, DOUGLAS STATE FISHING LAKE -