|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Methods, and Location|
|Current Fishing Opportunity|
|Largemouth Bass||Fair-Good||up to 5lbs.||Slow rolling big spinnerbaits or working suspending jerkbaits in shallow water around cover. As the water temps. warm up fish will move shallower and become more active.|
|Bluegill||Fair||up to 8 inches||Small jigs or flies, also bobber with with a worm|
|Channel Catfish||Fair-Good||8-24 inches||chicken livers, cut bait or other prepared bait lakewide.|
|Crappie||Fair||6-10 inches||Small jigs or minnows under a bobber around structure. A recent sample showed good numbers of larger fish available.|
|Wiper||Poor||Try using any type of shad imitating lures and even chicken liver may produce some fish.|
|Trout||Fair-Good||various trout baits and small spinners.|
Trout Season starts Nov. 1 and runs through April 15. This is a Type 1 water which means a trout permit is required of all anglers 16 or older.
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