Marion County Lake Fishing Report -
Species Rating Size Baits, Method & Location
Channel Catfish Fair up to 4 lbs Worms, stinkbaits, and cut bait fished on windy shallow areas.
White Crappie Fair up to 12 inch

New 20/day creel limit effective January 1, 2018

Jigs and minnows on brush in 8 to 12 feet of water.

Largemouth Bass Good up to 16 inch

13 inch to 18 inch slot limit effective January 1, 2018

Crankbaits, spinnerbaits, or plastics fished near cover.

Saugeye Fair Up to 19 inch Curly tailed grubs fished on windy points
Bluegill Fair to Good up to 8 inch Worm and bobber or small jigs near brush or near docks
White Bass Fair up to 15 inch Wind blown points and shorelines on curly tailed grubs or spinners
Wiper     Same as white bass
General Comments

New crappie creel limit of 20/day effective January 1, 2018.

New largemouth bass 13 inch to 18 inch slot length limit effective January 1, 2018.

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!