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  • Rough River Lake Fishing Report

    Iím Bill Boyer and hereĎs this weekís Rough River Lake Fishing report.

    Water temperature is around 87 degrees with the water level at 4 ft
    below summer pool. Water Clarity is clear.

    Bass are slow and being taken ledges and channels with deep diving
    crank baits fished around 16-20 ft of water. While some are also being
    taken on primary points with lipless crankbaits and Carolina rigs..

    Top water action is slow / fair during earlier and late hours using
    Buzz baits, Spooks and Pop Rís .

    Crappie are fair and being taken off brush piles and standing timber
    in 13-16 ft of water near channels and mouths of creeks and coves,
    minnows and tubes are the preferred.

    Hybrids are fair and have been taken with spinners and spoons ,while
    lures such as flukes and shad type lures fished off ledges early and
    late in the day have been productive.
    Bluegill action is Good! and being taken in 2-4 ft of water around
    timber and rocky ledges with crickets and red worms .

    Catfish are good! and being taken on ledges and rocky outcrops with
    Bluegill and Goldfish

    The tail waters have been producing fair numbers and Anglers are
    reporting fair numbers of Hybrid and crappie there taken on minnows
    and small spinners.
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