• Weiss Lake Fishing Report - AL

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  • Weiss Lake Fishing Report - AL

    WEISS LAKE IS AT 1 FOOT 5 INCHES BELOW FULL POOL AND CLEAR AND 84-86 DEGREE'S



    Bass fishingis Fair and the bite is getting slow with all the hot weather and lack of rain,most bass are on deeper cover, under deeper docks and on the creek and riverchannel ledges, humps and submerged road beds, they are being caught on mediumto deep running crank baits, 1/2 ounce spinner baits, carolina rigged plastics,and jigs, the top water bite is fair on deeper banks and sea walls early andlate. Some fish are still being caught shallow, around grass on deeper banks.20 plus pound stringers have been winning the tournaments all year, The Bassfishing on Weiss Lake, rivals Lake Guntersville for the last 2 years. The WeissLake Improvement Association and Weiss Lake Anglers, will be stocking FloridaStrain Largemouth this fall.
    Crappiefishing is Fair and most fish are on the main Coosa river channel ledges, in12-16 feet of water on cover, and they can be caught spider rigging withminnows. Night fishing is good, under lights and over structure, a lot of fishare being caught under docks in the upper Chattooga River , shooting jigs.

    Striper fishingis Fair and they are being caught in the lower Chattooga River, at the CaveHole in Little River and Little Spring Creek, down lining and flat lining liveshad 8-10 feet deep in the river channel.

    Catfish arebiting good in the flats on cut bait.



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    Now available for sale 50 of my proven GPS waypoints for off shore structure for Bass and Crappie fishing on Weiss Lake, Alabama !
    For more info contact Ken Sturdivant at ken@southernfishing.com.
    The New Weiss Lake Fish Habitat Enhancement Program will be on September 12th and 14th 2016 at Yellow Creek Boat Ramp at 3 pm. Sponsored by Alabama Power and The Weiss Lake Improvement Association.
    134 new Fish Attracting Device's have been placed in the Little River and Chattooga River arms of the lake.
    171 new FAD's were placed in Cowan Creek and Big Spring Creek on 12-11-2015
    The GPS coordinates for these reefs are available to the public, free, on my website www.markcollinsguideservice.com and at https://apcshorelines.com/our-lakes/weiss/ or contact WLIA at http://weisslakeimprovementassociation.org/ Please join the Weiss Lake Improvement Association, for a 10 dollar donation, to help support Weiss Lake, joining also includes a badge to the spring Crappie rodeo.
    The rain over the past week has cooled the water a little, and put some oxygen back in, some Bass have moved shallow. and the Crappie are starting to bite better. Look for the fishing to start getting really good again with the first cool front in September.



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