Fishing Report – April 7, 2022

Striper and white bass fishing is good below Kerr Dam. Bucktails and live shad are the best bait. With the current lake level, fishing has slowed in some spots. Bass fishing is generally slow, and requires patience. Currently, the larger fish are generally on the...

Fishing Report – March 31, 2022

With the predicted rains, fishing success will depend on patience. Target mud lines where muddy creek water enters the main lake or river. Chartreuse or red/orange rattling baits and Chatterbaits, as well as large gold bladed spinnerbaits should take most of the bass....

Fishing Report – March 24, 2022

Stripers are biting well on live shad. Fishing is good from Nutbush Creek to Palmers Point, and from the mouth of Eastland Creek to Butchers Creek. The stripers appear to be moving up the lake, starting their spawning runs into the Dan and Staunton Rivers. Largemouth...

Fishing Report – March 17, 2022

Some good catches of bass are being made on main lake points on jig ‘n pig, slow-rolled spinnerbaits and rattling crankbaits. Bass are also being caught by anglers fishing the willows on main lake points with black/blue jig ‘n pig, chartreuse spinnerbaits...

Fishing Report – March 10, 2022

The temperatures in the past week and the expected higher temperatures in the coming weeks should show fish beginning to feed heavily prior to their spawning. Some good bass are taking shad-colored crankbaits on main lake points. Concentrate on the rocky, red clay...

Fishing Report – March 3, 2022

With the weather trying to start warming up, water temperatures have been up and down and bass and crappie are on the feed. Bass may generally be found near their normal spawning grounds, holding in deeper water adjacent and coming up on the flats to feed once the sun...

Fishing Report – February 24, 2022

With the recent advent of warm weather, water temperatures are rising and bass and crappie are on the feed. Bass may generally be found near their normal spawning grounds, holding in deeper water adjacent and coming up on the flats to feed once the sun warms the...

Fishing Report – February 17, 2022

Largemouth bass fishing is fair on main lake points in six feet of water, near rocks. Crankbaits, spinnerbaits and five inch chartreuse/pepper grubs are the preferred baits. Crappie fishing is excellent over brushpiles and in the shallows. Slow trolling, with small...

Fishing Report – February 10, 2022

Please use the utmost caution when boating on our state’s waters this week. The outdoor temperatures are cold, and the water is cold enough to cause hypothermia and possible death. Special note: WEAR your life jacket. It can save your life. It won’t do...