|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method & Location|
|Channel Catfish||Good||up to 8 lbs||The catfish bite has been good recently. Productive baits have been worms, stink baits, and fresh cut bait. Windblown points and shorelines have been the best.|
|Crappie||Fair||up to 12 inch|| |
20/day creel limit
Crappie are on brush or other woody cover.
|Bass||Fair||up to 18 inches|| |
13 inch to 18 inch slot limit 5 fish per day creel limit. Please harvest largemouth bass under 13 inches to improve effectiveness of this slot limit!
Bass are in shallow shoreline vegetation early and late in the day and moving out to 5 to 8 feet during the day. Plastic baits, jigs, and crankbaits have all been producing fish. Spotted bass are being caught on the rocky shorelines and points on jigs and smaller crankbaits.
|Saugeye||Fair||up to 24 inches||Crankbaits and flukes on rocky shorelines|
|Bluegill||Fair||up to 8 inch||Small live baits near rocks or brush|
|White Bass||Fair||up to 15 inches||Along windblown shorelines and points on plastics or crankbaits.|
|Wiper||Fair||up to 23 inches||Same as white bass|
|Boat and bait inspections are MANDATORY at Marion County Lake to prevent the spread of Zebra Mussels and other Aquatic Nuisance Species. Protect our waters... don't forget to CLEAN, DRAIN, and DRY!|