|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, and Location|
|Zebra Mussels|| |
Zebra mussels were verified in Winfield City Lake in December 2006. Lake users should follow recommended control practices found HERE .
Be sure to drain all equipment before leaving the lake to avoid moving veligers to other waters. THIS INCLUDES MINNOW BUCKETS AND BOAT LIVEWELLS AND BILGES!!!
|Crappie||No reports on crappie this week.|
|Channel catfish||Good||Up to 5 lbs||Drifting night crawlers on the flats and old road. Also prepared baits and livers along windy shorelines.|
|Black bass||Slow||Smallmouth bass are protected with an 18-inch minimum length limit and few, if any, smallies have reached this size. Look for largemouth around flooded shoreline cover and look for smallies along rocky shorelines, points, and along the dam.|
|White bass||Fair to Good||Up to 14 inch||Same as wipers|
|Wiper||Fair||Up to 20 inch||Jigs on the old road and off the points. Trolling crankbaits along windy shorelines is a great way to located active fish. Anglers casting from windy shorelines have been doing well.|
|Walleye||Slow||Up to 21-inch|| |
Walleye minimum length limit 18 inches.
Few recent reports on walleye.
|The City of Winfield requires additional permits for anglers using the lake. Stop in to the lake office before fishing at the lake.|