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Charlie Taylor's Buggs Island Fishing Reports

fishing graphic We're pleased to provide weekly fishing reports from Virginia Outdoor Writer Charlie Taylor. We receive his reports and post them late Thursday or early Friday in time to give you a lead on the best places to fish over the weekend. We also maintain an archive of previous reports so you can track fishing trends on Buggs Island Lake. Charlie also manages an online bulletin board.

Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - October 20, 2017

Updated: 
Friday, October 20, 2017

Fishing in Kerr Lake is improving as the water falls and clears. Crappie anglers are loading coolers with 1-3 pound fish, using small minnows over brushpiles and around bridge pilings.

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Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - October 13, 2017

Updated: 
Friday, October 13, 2017

Lots of bass are caught on spinnerbaits on shallow points with flooded bushes. Bass may be caught shallow in 2-3 feet of water, medium in 5-6 feet of water or by fishing deep in 11-12 feet of water.

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Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - October 6, 2017

Updated: 
Friday, October 6, 2017

The water level in Kerr Lake remains low. The southern coves midlake, are holding hundreds of baitfish in huge schools. Bass are not agressive in these coves. Check out coves on the Northern side of the lake, off creeks below Goat Island and above the Route 58 bridge.

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Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - September 29, 2017

Updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Striper fishing in Kerr Lake is good to fair, with most fish being caught in the area from Buoy seven to Clarksville. Trolling Cordell Redfins and bucktail jigs is the preferred method.

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Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - September 22, 2017

Updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017

Striper fishing is good to fair, with most fish being caught in the area from Buoy 10 to Clarksville. Live bait is the preferred method. Anglers are also taking stripers between dusk and midnight on live or cut shad, fishing from the points at the mouth of Nutbush Creek.

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Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - September 15, 2017

Updated: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Grubs are taking bass in the 1-3 pound class, while 1/2 ounce willow-leaf spinnerbaits are taking the better fish.

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Charlie Taylor's Fishing Report - September 8, 2017

Updated: 
Friday, September 8, 2017

In Buggs Island Lake bass are being caught by anglers concentrating on shad schools, near submerged wood cover, in the creeks. Shallow running crankbaits
and plastic baits, cast into these areas, will take the bass.

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