Melvern Reservoir Fishing Report -
Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
       
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Crappie Slow 0.33-1.3 lb On minnows and jigs. 
Black Bass Fair 0.3-3 lbs Using a variety of baits including crawdad crankbaits, spinners, and jigs.
White Bass Slow 0.5-1.5 lbs On jigs and minnows.
Channel catfish Fair 1-5 lbs Using worms during runoff events.
General Comments
May 21 water level 3.48 feet high, release rate = 20 cfs, water temperature = 66.    Melvern Reservoir has Zebra Mussels, Remember to clean, drain, and dry your boat and fishing equipment when leaving the lake to keep from spreading them to other lakes.