Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Fishing Report

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Fishing Report

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LAKES

Baldwin: Bad weather kept anglers away this week.

Bull Shoals: Two feet below power pool and rising. Clear with stain in the creeks. 58-62 degrees. Bass: Fair to good. Some anglers are fishing live bait or jigging spoons at 40-45 feet on main-lake points or flats. A few anglers are catching largemouth off windy banks on spinner baits. White bass: Fair to good on jigging spoons at 40-45 feet on the flats. Crappie: Good on jigs at 10-20 feet along bluffs with trees. Carlyle: Water release at the dam is low and fishing has been slow for the few anglers out. Clearwater: Three feet above summer pool. Report unavailable. Coffeen: Three feet below normal level. Clear. 61 degrees with normal power generation. Bass: Good. Anglers are fishing points and in the backs of coves with spinner and buzz baits. Crappie: Good at 8-10 feet around brush on minnows. About half are keepers (9 inches) Catfish: Good on chicken livers, nightcrawlers, prepared baits and cut shad. The lake will be closed Nov. 22-24 and Dec. 5-8, during the firearms deer seasons. Lake of the Ozarks: Near normal level. Clear to murky. 60 degrees. Crappie: Good to excellent at 2-6 feet over deeper water around docks early and late in the day. Anglers are using minnows under floats. During the day the fish are at 10-15 feet. Bass: Fair to good early and late in the day on the Hula Grub, jig & pig and crank baits in the backs of coves and on secondary points. White bass: Good on windy points and backs of coves on Pop R's, Rooster Tails and spoons. Catfish: Good by various methods. Below the dam: Water flow low to moderate. White bass crappie: Fair to good. Catfish: Good to excellent. Mark Twain: Four feet below normal level and stable. Slightly murky to clear. 53 degrees. Crappie: Fair to slow for the few anglers out, with one in 15 or more a keeper. The best places, apparently, are in the backs of coves at less than 10 feet. Bass: Fair for small ones. White bass: Spotty in the backs of creeks. …

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