Fishing Report – July 14, 2022

10-12 pound Striper are being caught vertical jigging with Hopkins and Salty Dog spoons and jigs. Trolling with bucktails and Redfins is also working well. Better areas are Nutbush Creek and County Line Creek, on the lower end of the lake. Topwater lures are taking...

Fishing Report – July 7, 2022

Early morning anglers, fishing deep-diving crankbaits and Carolina-rigged plastic lizards in 18-22 feet of water on creek and main lake points are catching largemouth bass. Stripers are taking trolled Cordell Redfins and bucktails in the Nutbush Creek area at night....

Fishing Report – June 2, 2022

Bass are still found in the buck brush. Others are found on standing flooded gum trees. Bass are also being caught on Carolina rigged lizards and worms in pumpkin pepper or green pumpkin colors, fished on points in 5-18 feet of water in Butchers and Eastland Creeks....

Fishing Report – June 30, 2022

This will be a busy weekend on the water. Please be safe and WEAR your PFD. Remember to drink plenty of WATER or fluids with electrolytes. Dehydration is never a good idea. Between sun and wind, fluids evaporate from your body. Sunscreen is your friend. If you...

Fishing Report – June 23, 2022

With the lake level stable, bass are found on main lake points in the buckbrush. Best pattern appears to be fishing Carolina-rigged plastic baits on main lake and secondary points and flipping plastic baits in the bushes. Topwater baits are taking some fish early and...

Fishing Report – June 16, 2022

The lake is at full pool and stable. Bass action is slow, with most of the fish being caught on Carolina rigged Zoom lizards and worms in pumpkin pepper colors. Fish these baits on points in 5-18 feet of water. Some anglers are having success with small blue fleck...

Fishing Report – June 9, 2022

Waters throughout the state are lightly stained to muddy due to the large amount of rain received over the past week or so. That being said, boaters need to be aware of floating debris in the waterways. Be especially careful when seeing a short vertical piece of wood...

Fishing Report – May 26, 2022

Bass fishing is picking up, with best fishing on the points and in the buck brush, using plastic worms. Bass are burrowed deep in the bushes. Topwater baits or rapidly retrieved spinnerbaits are best early and late in the day. After the sun rises, pitch or cast grubs...

Fishing Report – May 19, 2022

Water level is around 303 and stable. Bass are still feeding. Spinnerbaits in the coves, with particular attention to points, are a good choice. Creature baits, dropped into the middle of buckbrush, will also take the finicky fish. Jerk baits, fished parallel to buck...