United States
37° 7' 38.4204" N, 119° 52' 44.004" W
Average: 4 (1 vote)
Weather: Cloudy Air Temperature: 81-90 F Clarity: Stained
7 fish caught | Lunker: 5lb Largemouth Bass using a Yo-Zuri Topwater

Start out fishing at about 5AM. Started culling at about 7:30AM as I had already caught a limit at about that time. Worked the banks trolling to the dam tossing out a Strike King KVD1.5 in Chartreuse/Blk Back and no luck. Didn't start catching till I reached the dam. Started banging squarebill off rip-rap with success for a few bass. Caught one average 15 inch keepers on crankbait in about 4-6 ft of water. Tried a Strike King jig in black and blue with a Reaction Innovations beaver trailer in about 25 ft of water. Slow rolled maintaining contact with bottom of lake. Landed another keeper. Decided to try some top-water to cull out and worked a Yozuri Shashimi Pencil FW parallel and at a 45 degree angle to rip-rap. Hooked up with a 5 lb bucketmouth.

CatchSpeciesLure / BaitBrandWeight (lb)Length (in)
1Largemouth BassCrankbaitStrike King111
2Largemouth BassCrankbaitStrike King112
3Largemouth BassCrankbaitStrike King215
4Largemouth BassFootball Head JigStrike King215
5Largemouth BassSenko WormYamamoto111
6Largemouth BassTopwaterYo-Zuri520
7Largemouth BassCrankbaitStrike King110
Average: 3 (1 vote)
Weather: Sunny Air Temperature: 81-90 F Clarity: Stained
3 fish caught | Lunker: 5lb Channel Catfish using a Strike King Crankbait

Bite was slow. Mainly fished rip-rap. Tried Senkos, jigs in various colors and nothing was working. Threw on trusty Strike King KVD 1.5 squarebill and banged off rocks. This seemed to be the ticket for catching.

CatchSpeciesLure / BaitBrandWeight (lb)Length (in)
1Channel CatfishCrankbaitStrike King523
2Largemouth BassCrankbaitStrike King110
3Largemouth BassCrankbaitStrike King111
Average: 3 (1 vote)
Weather: Windy Air Temperature: 81-90 F Clarity: Stained
5 fish caught | Lunker: 7lb Channel Catfish using a Culprit Spinnerbait

Fished two days in a row. First day got to lake at 5:30AM, landed a few bass. On Saturday caught one 14.5 inch bass on Strike King 5XD plug and a few other bass 12 inches or smaller during the morning on some rip-rap. Later in the day, nephew caught a 3.8lb bass swimming a Culprit Spinnerbait in white color with chrome Willowleaf blades + Zoom fluke trailer. Another fisher onboard my boat caught 2 small bass.

Second day we got to lake at about 10:30AM. Fished a few points, weren't getting any nibbles. Decide to return to the point where nephew caught the 3.8 lber, no bass were biting. I changed my setup from a crankbait to a Culprit Spinnerbait as well, this one was in the Firetiger color with gold willows and Swimming Caffeine Shad in Green Pumpkin n Pearl belly. Casted a few times at the same boulders on a point where nephew caught his fish the day before. I let it sink to bottom and becan retrieving. Felt big bites followed by a strong tug. a few minutes later after fighting the fish from going under the boat, landed a catfish just shy of 8 lbs.

CatchSpeciesLure / BaitBrandWeight (lb)Length (in)
1Spotted BassSpinnerbaitCulprit112
2Channel CatfishSpinnerbaitCulprit727
3Largemouth BassCrankbaitStrike King114
4Spotted BassCrankbaitStrike King110
5Spotted BassCrankbaitStrike King18