Sheridan State Fishing Lake Fishing Report -
Species Rating Size Baits, Method, and Location
Crappie Fair Up to 13 inches Vertically fishing jigs around brush, vegetation, and rock in shallow water is effective.
Largemouth Bass Fair/Good Up to 5 lbs. Casting swimbaits and soft plastics around shoreline brushpiles, along the dam, around the fishing piers, and around laydown trees.    
Saugeye Fair/Good Up to 3 lbs. Drifting jigs tipped with nightcrawlers or minnows or casting swimbaits or crankbaits over underwater shelves and points or along the creek channel.
Bluegill Fair/Good Up to 8 inches Worms under a bobber around deeper brush or rocky shorelines.
Channel Catfish Fair/Good Up to 19 lbs. Stillfishing shrimp, liver, or prepared baits off the bottom has been productive lately.
Wiper Fair Up to 2 lbs. Most fish are inadvertently caught by catfish anglers this time of year.

It is illegal to release any fish into public water unless it was taken from that water, so please discard any unused bait in a trash can.

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