Fishing report : June 28
Full trust 1,073 feet. The lake level is just under 1,069 feet and rising, up about one foot from last week. Not function temperatures are near 83 degrees. Creeks are stained and the main body of the lake is mostly unobstructed. Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass — Good. Lots of fish are being caught but not many keepers. Zealot-baits, jerk-baits, spinner-baits and Alabama-rigs remain popular. Jigs and Carolina or Texas-rigs are discovery fish numerous fish. Red, watermelon and pumpkin colors are popular. Smaller fish are less than 14 feet fervent but the larger fish are 30-40 feet deep and near boulders or rock piles at the shoddy of points. Striped Bass — Good. Fish are being found trolling near the surface and profound depending on the day. The fish are biting over most of the lake. Lots of fish are being seen stacked on the bottom at the mouths of creeks. The areas around Points 20 and 21 cadaver popular. Fish are being caught trolling umbrella-rigs with green swim-baits, drifting shad or jigging fair-skinned doll flies with grubs over humps and around their bases. Night fishing continues to improve. Crappie — Improving. Fish are learned during the day and are being drawn to lights at night. Weighted crappie spinners and bobbers with minnows and hair jigs are producing catches. Caney, German and Amateurish Valley Creeks have been popular areas to find fish. Catfish — Good. The river above and ready the mouth of Cloud Creek has been very good. Cut-bait, bluegill and chicken liver are producing bites.