Joe’s Fishing Hole: Bass fishing is good

The next week bodes well for fishing with daytime highs ranging from the mid 60s to the mid 80s with overnight lows hovering between 40 and 50 degrees. Can you say fall fishing! However, with the temperatures still in the mid to high 80s this weekend, surface water temps have only dipped a few degrees at area reservoirs from the low to mid 70s into the mid 60s and low 70s, which is still a bit above the comfort level of trout.

So anglers still need to look for those parts of the lake where trout are likely to hang out. These include stream inlets or springs, which provide cooler more oxygenated water along with food, water that is shaded by plant growth and deeper water, which is generally cooler and not as affected by air temperature as the surface is.

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