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Fishing report for Carlyle Lake 05/01/15

 

Fair

Catfish-  Cut bait, leaches and cheese baits.

 
 
Excellent

 

Crappie -  Crappie are coming in now. Best bite seems to be at about 1 to 1 1/2 ft. Pat Gum is currently holding the lead in the crappie contest with a 2 lb. 1 oz. crappie. Minnows or tube jigs are producing well.

Poor

White bass -  Not seeing much action with Whites on the lake yet. Best bet for whites is at the river right now.

Sauger-  Only sauger we have seen so far has been coming from the river.

Fishing report for the Spillway (Kaskaskia River)  05/01/15

 

 
Fair

Catfish- Catfish are being caught with cheese baits, cut shad and leaches.

 BluegillBeing caught on wax or meal worms

  Good

Crappie-  Starting to see some nice Crappie from the spillway, n Best bite is with minnows are tube jigs right now.

  Good

Sauger- Sauger are active in the tail water right now   
Good

 White Bass-  White bass are being caught using curly tails or swimming minnows.

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Each species of fish is rated based on the following scale.

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