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Fishing Report for Clinton Lake

FISHING REPORT PROVIDED BY:  Reported by Old Joes Bait & Tackle on Rt. 54 in DeWitt. Stop by soon for fresh bait and tackle box supplies. "The wonders of the best fishing holes are too beautiful to miss and should be enjoyed often."

WATER CONDITIONS:  Take levels are up and full. Good for fishing!


WEEK

FISH

FISHING CONDITIONS

4-20-17

CRAPPIE

Good: On spawn! Cold water areas best! Anglers catching lots of limits using minnows and jigs. The bait shop reported buying 110 pounds of minnows to sell this past week.

4-20-17

BLUEGILL

Fair to Good: Fish along the edges with wax worms or red worms.

4-20-17

LARGEMOUTH BASS

Good: Spinner baits and crank baits with Chartreuse or blue color are popular over the entire lake.

4-20-17

CHANNEL CATFISH

Excellent: Look for fish in the hot water areas with meaty baits. Anglers using mostly shad. Fish are pre-spawn and hungry. Bait shop has leeches.

4-20-17

WALLEYE

Slow: Anglers have been picking up a few below the spillway with large minnows.

4-20-17

WHITE BASS

Fair to Good: Shiny chrome rattle traps or white curly tails are popular. Keep your bait moving!

Clinton Lake information and fishing forecast

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