|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, & Location|
|Channel Catfish||Fair||14-24"||Shad sides and chicken livers in deep water. The northeast bank is particularly productive when water cools.|
|Crappie||Fair||6-12"||Crappie are in (6-8') of water try to find them off the east dock around the PVC habitat structures.|
|Bluegill/Redear Sunfish||Good||8-11"||Bluegill and redears can be caught by fishing a nightcrawler about 18" below a cork in 6 ft of water.|
Both maintained boat ramps are currently usable.
A bathymetric map is available for Montgomery State Fishing Lake at the link above.
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Montgomery State Fishing Lake Fishing Report -