Lyon State Fishing Lake Fishing Report -
Species Rating Size Baits, Method, Location
Bluegill and Redear good

9% 4-7"

79% 7-9"

11% 9-11"

Use worm, very small jig, or small silver spinner around brush piles, weed line, and rock jetties.  Dry flies or grasshoppers work extremely well on calm days.  The water is extremely clear.
Channel Catfish good

0% 11-16"

83% 16-24"

13% 24-28"

4% 28-36"

Use worms, shad sides, or stink bait in coves, around feeders, and weed line. The feeders are empty for the year.     
Largemouth Bass good

30% 8-12"

59% 12-15"

11% 15-20"

0% >20"

Use spinners or jigs around brush piles, rock jetties, and weed line.  Top water baits are exciting due to clear water. The water is extremely clear.
Crappie fair

0% 5-8"

20% 8-10"

53% 10-12"

27% 12-15"

Use small jigs or minnows around deep brush piles and channels. 
General Comments

ATTENTION!  This lake has zebra mussels.  Live fish may not be transported away from this lake.  Clean, drain, and dry all boats.

Size structure listed for largemouth bass is from May 2020 electrofishing. The size structures listed for crappie, bluegill, redear, and channel catfish are from October 2019 test netting.

To view a map of brush pile and habitat cube locations, copy these files into Google Earth and zoom into the lake.  

LYSL brush piles 17 (OCTET-STREAM 2.07 kB)
LYSL habitat cubes (OCTET-STREAM 979 B)

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