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    Water temperature is around 86 degrees with the water level at 1 ˝ ft.
    above summer pool. Water Clarity is clear.

    Bass are slow to fair and being taken on rock ledges and channels
    with jig’s and shaky style worms fished around 12-18ft of water. While some are also
    being taken on primary points with crankbaits,rattle traps and Carolina rigged soft plastics. Alsoreports of Buzz baits and floating frog type baits fished in shallow cover and weeds early and latein the day are producing fair numbers as well.

    Crappie are still slow to fair and being taken off brush piles and around
    standing timber in 16-20 ft of water using jig’s ,jig’s tipped with wax worms and also minnow’s .

    Hybrids are fair and have been taken with shad type baits and chicken
    livers, while surface lures such as spooks in the main lake and mouths of
    coves early and late in the day are producing a few as well. Live
    wild shiners fished around the big island have been the best producing as well.
    Bluegill action is Good! and being taken in 2-4 ft of water around
    timber and brush piles with crickets ,wax or meal worms and red worms.

    Catfish are good! and being taken on mud flats and ledges with Shiners, Bluegill and Leech’s also cut bait such as Skipjack or Shad are producing as
    well.
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