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Water Level is at 300 and falling. Water temperature is in the high 40s.

Some good catches of bass are being made on main lake points on jigs, slow-rolled spinnerbaits and rattling crankbaits.

Bass are also being caught by anglers fishing the willows on main lake points with black/blue jigs, chartreuse spinnerbaits and Rat-L-Traps. Concentrate on the rocky, red clay points. Best area is between Clarksville and Eastland Creek.

Lots of shad are present in the shallow water around the rocks and trophy largemouth are up after them.

Flippin’ jigs or plastic baits will get some lunkers out of bushes. Don’t neglect jerk baits, fished parallel to the bushes early and late in the day.

Stripers are being caught from buoys 2-8, trolling deep diving Cordell Redfins. Stripers are also being caught at Palmers Point, Keats, Eastland, Butchers Creeks, and in Nutbush Creek on live bait and bottom fishing with cut shad.

Crappie anglers are taking coolers of good sized crappie from brushpiles in 6-10 feet of water on small minnows and tiny jigs. Below Kerr Dam, anglers are catching walleye on small bucktails and Rat-L-Traps.