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Fishing Report for Dawson Lake

FISHING REPORT PROVIDED BY:  Reported by Dream Catcher Guide Service at 309-826-0930. and Smiley's Sport Shop in Bloomington. Stop by soon for fresh bait and fishing tackle. And - Moraine View Restaurant & Kayak Rental. Check out the great food! "If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles." (by Doug Larson)

WATER CONDITIONS:  Lake levels are up and clearing. Surface temperature is approximately 75 degrees. The Swimming beach is OPEN.


WEEK

FISH

FISHING CONDITIONS

6-11-19

CRAPPIE

FAIR: A few Fish are being taken; they are done spawning and biting on a 32 oz. chartreuse mini jig or minnows as they move back out. Exciting to catch! Fishermen are having fun catching them!

6-11-19

LARGEMOUTH BASS

GOOD: Anglers using top water lures, worm rigs, spinner baits, and frogs. Big bass in the lake average about 3 pounds. Pre-spawn conditions.

6-11-19

BLUEGILL

FAIR: Clearer water conditions would help success. Fish are starting to make beds; Cast a wax worm or red worm near bedding areas.

Dawson Lake information and fishing forecast

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