HorseThief Reservoir Fishing Information
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, & Location|
|Crappie||Slow||Up to 12 inches||Try minnows, small slab spoons, or jigs around brush in 4-8 feet of water.|
|Channel catfish||Good||Up to 5 lbs||Try fishing the upper lake where water is running in. Try prepared stinkbait, cut bait or liver under a bobber or on the bottom. Also try drifting nightcrawlers.|
|Largemouth bass||Slow||Up to 4 lbs||Try spinnerbaits and plastics around cover and the rocks.|
|Bluegill||Fair||Up to 8 inches||Try small jigs, crickets or worms under a bobber around brush and rock piles.|
|Walleye||Slow||Up to 8 lbs||Try jig and worm, curl tail jigs or crankbaits.|
Water temperatures should be in the upper 70's. Most fish should be in typical summer time patterns.
Please discard of leftover bait in a trash can, even baitfish. Remember it is illegal to release any fish into public water unless it was taken from that water!
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