Striper fishermen trolling live bait or deep-diving plugs around the lower end of the lake are catching 10-15 pound stripers. Anglers fishing live shad baits are taking 8-14 pound stripers at the base of the dam, with some running to 20 pounds.
Dark colored jig ‘n pig combinations are responsible for largemouth bass catches in 3-7 feet of water. Some anglers are catching them on jerk baits and Silver Buddies on ledges and points,close to deep water.
Pond anglers are taking good stringers of crappie, but lake fishermen are having a difficult time locating the schools. Best crappie action is coming from brush piles in 10+ feet of water.
Pea Hill Creek is producing good stringers of stripers to 15 pounds on bucktails. The striper activity should only get better. Uplake, bass anglers are reporting very little activity.