Charlie Taylor’s Fishing Report – May 21, 2020

Water level is at 301 and rising as this is being written. Bass fishing is picking up, with best fishing on the points and around the buck brush, using spinnerbaits and chatterbaits. Bass are burrowed deep in the bushes and in flooded shoreline cover. Topwater baits...

Charlie Taylor’s Fishing Report – May 14, 2020

The lake level is at 299 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...

Charlie Taylor’s Fishing Report – May 8, 2020

With the water level at 304 and falling, bass are taking plastic baits, small spinnerbaits and jerkbaits, fished in the buckbrush and willows. Bass are also found in 3-7 feet of water in stumps and rocks. Live shad, bucktails and Redfins are taking stripers between...

Charlie Taylor’s Fishing Report – March 5, 2020

Water level is at 297 and stable. Some good bass are taking shad-colored crankbaits on main lake points. Concentrate on the rocky, red clay points. Best area is between Clarksville and Eastland Creek. Stripers are being taken on live and cut shad, off main lake points...

Charlie Taylor’s Fishing Report – April 30, 2020

Water level is at 302 and stable. Stripers are being caught trolling Redfins and bucktails, 10-15 feet deep, in the main channel from Clarksville to Bowie Point. Broken back Redfins are producing well at night toward the dam and in Eastland Creek. There are also...