Posts Tagged 'Fishing Report'

East Texas Fishing Report: Bass are slow on Lake Athens

Water level is about three inches high and clear. Water temp in the mid-50s. Fishing guide Jim Brack says fishing patterns remain unchanged from last week. Bass are slow. A few fish in the 2-3 pound range taking Carolina rigs fished around brush piles in 20-25 feet of water. Shallow bite is best on Senkos and jigs fished along outside grass lines. Crappie are good with limits coming off brush piles in 20-30 feet using […]

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Lake Lanier fishing report: Bass biting at varying levels

The CORP continues to pull water in an attempt to keep up with inflow and to get the lake down to winter pool. Lake Lanier’s water level is at 1,070.51 or .49 below the normal full pool of 1,071. Lake surface temperatures are hovering around 60 degrees. The main lake and lower lake creeks are slightly stained to stained from recent rains and lake turnover. The upper lake and rivers are stained to muddy from […]

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Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Change lures regularly to catch best bass, stripers

Lake Lanier’s water level is 1,069.35 which is 1.65-feet below the normal full pool of 1,071. Lake surface temperatures are in the low to mid 70’s.  The main lake and lower lake creeks mouths are clear to stained from turn over. The backs of the creeks are stained from turnover. The upper lake and rivers are clear to stained and many areas are starting to turn over above Browns Bridge. The Chattahoochee below Buford Dam […]

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Fishing report for Easter weekend

Mosquito Lagoon: Trout fishing is getting better in the Mosquito Lagoon and the waters were clearing up prior to the easterly winds starting up again mid-week. As winds calm the next few days, expect to find ample sight-fishing opportunities. Keep in mind, fish are getting a lot of pressure during the spring, so expect them to be spooky and boat-shy. Avoid using outboards in shallow water, and when possible, pole instead of using a trolling […]

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Fishing Report: Should we drill for oil and gas off RI coast?

Conservation groups are asking that the final 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Plan should maintain the exclusions for the areas left off limits under the previous plan, including in the Arctic, Atlantic, and Pacific Oceans and Eastern Gulf. As fishermen we should ask ourselves how we feel about allowing drilling in the Atlantic as many U.S. residents and businesses are supporting these exclusions because of the value of maintaining clean shorelines […]

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Fishing Report: Cold takes a deadly toll on area fish

There were few fishing reports this week. It wasn’t that there weren’t many fish being caught, but more that there weren’t many fishermen out there to catch them. It’s been nasty. If the wind wasn’t blowing, it was raining. If it wasn’t raining it was arctic cold. Most of the time, it’s been all three. The St. Johns River and area lakes: The speckled perch remain the best bet. They’re beginning to spawn, pushed by […]

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