Yates Center Fishing Report -
Species Size Rating Baits, Methods, Locations
Redear and Bluegill up to 10" Fair small jigs around deep weed lines. There is an excellent redear population in this lake focus on the deep weed line edges.
Largemouth Bass 8-21" Fair-Good Good numbers of fish in the 13-18" range with a few over 18". Vibrating jigs along weedbed edges or working suspending jerkbaits around the weeds or rocks
Catfish up to 10lbs. Fair livers, dip baits, and other prepared bait lakewide
Wipers/White Bass 8-18" Slow Curly-tailed grubs or swim baits around schools of shad. Wind blown shorelines should be good places to start. 
Crappie up to 12" Fair-Good Fish should be holding along deep ledges and the creek channel along the west side of the lake. Small jigs around these areas should produce some fish 15-20 ft. deep. Some fish are being caught off of the piers using both minnows and jigs of different colors.
Walleye 15-24" slow crankbaits around the rocky banks during low light conditions.
This lake contains Eurasian Watermilfoil. Please remember to help stop the spread of Aquatic Nuisance Species Clean, Drain, and Dry your boat and equipment when leaving water bodies.