Memorial Day is upon us. The lake was busier than most Memorial Days in recent history. This is likely due to the unseasonably hot temperatures. The heat wave has been warming the lake and improving the fishing tremendously. Largemouth bass are still spawning in the shallows in 3-5 ft of water. The best location is […]
May 2018 Fishing Reports
This last week, I’ve been catching some nice Smallmouth off the deep weed lines. The key is the weed lines that have rocks underneath. I caught several in excess of 19 inches. My presentation is lindy rigging nightcrawlers. They could be caught casting jigs with spider grubs also.
Smallmouth bass have been really spotty. They are suspending out with the pods of bait fish in 12-15 ft of water. The ones that are being caught are biting on a small hair jig or a Kalin’s grub fished on a darter head. The best color is smoke and black or avocado pepper. Look for […]
The smallmouth bass are with the largemouth bass in the shallows. The best location has been by Lake Lawn or by Del Mar. Split shot rigged nightcrawlers are working well. They are found in the 4-5 ft depth range until the water warms.
Largemouth bass have been biting in Geneva Bay, Trinkes and Abbey Harbor. Most of the fish are coming in and around the boats. Use a split shot rig nightcrawler or Senko in Green pumpkin. Some consistently warm weather will turn on the fish and make them more active.
With the warming water temperature, fishing has started to improve greatly. Both the largemouth and smallmouth are becoming very active. Smallmouth bass have completed spawning and they are located on the break line near their spawning flats. The best location has been by Elgin Club and Linn Pier. I’ve been drop shotting 4 inch […]