Yates Center City Lake Fishing Report -
Species Size Rating Baits, Methods, Locations
Redear and Bluegill up to 10" Good A good population of both species is present in this lake. Use the good ol nightcrawler or mealworm under a bobber around deep structure.
Largemouth Bass 8-18" Good Reaction style baits should produce this time of year. Crankbaits, spinnerbaits, swimbaits, or jerkbaits fished around the woody or rocky habitat.
Catfish up to 10lbs. Good livers, dip baits, worms, and other prepared bait lakewide. 
Wipers/White Bass 8-18" Fair Curly-tailed grubs, crankbaits or swim baits around schools of shad. Wind blown shorelines should be good places to start.
Crappie up to 12" Fair-Good Efforts should probably be focused on deeper water and brush located near dropoffs or the creek channel. live bait is usually hard to beat but various colored jigs work well during the fall.
Walleye 15-24" slow crankbaits or dragging a jig and crawler over the flats.

Cooling water temps. in the Fall usually triggers the fish to feed heavily to prepare for the winter months. Fall fishing is some of the best of the year.

This lake contains Eurasian Watermilfoil. Please remember to help stop the spread of Aquatic Nuisance Species Clean, Drain, and Dry your boat and equipment when leaving water bodies.