Montgomery State Fishing Lake Fishing Report -
Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
Channel Catfish Good 14-24" Catfishing remains good.  Look for catfish near inflowing water.  Shad sides have been working the best.
Largemouth Bass Good 8-18" Recent sampling has indicated that largemouth bass are in the shallows staging to spawn.  Fishing soft plastics in the vegetation has been producing the most fish.
Crappie Fair 8-12" Crappie fishing remains slow overall.  Use small jigs around the rocks on the fishing piers has been producing fish.  Fish have been day to day, so checking spots daily may allow you to find the best fishing.
Bluegill/Redear Sunfish Good 6-8" Bluegill and redear fishing remains good.  Look for bluegill and redear near shore structure.  Worms under a bobber have been working the best.
General Comments

A bathymetric map is available for Montgomery State Fishing Lake at the link above.

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