Melvern Reservoir Fishing Report -
Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Fisheries Newsletter     If you would like to receive additional information about this lake a couple of times a year, sign up for the newsletter at the following link
Channel catfish Slow 1.5-5 lbs Using crappie entrails and chicken livers.
Black bass Fair 0.5-4 lbs Mainly smallmouth are being caught - many small ones.  Using jigs and crankbaits.
Crappie Slow-Fair 0.3-1 lb Using minnows and jigs over cover.
White bass Fair 0.3-1.5 lbs Casting or trolling crank baits off points.
General Comments
Nov 24 water level 1.16 feet low, release rate = 20 cfs , water temperature = 55.   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.