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Fishing Report for Rend Lake

St.Louis Corps District Water Levels

FISHING REPORT PROVIDED BY:  U.S. Army Corp of Engineers

WATER CONDITIONS:  Lake Level: 405.44 Water Temp: 74 Degrees


WEEK

FISH

FISHING CONDITIONS

9-15-17

LARGEMOUTH BASS

Good using minnows, spinnerbaits, worms & black/blue jigs. Reports of fish being caught around Jackie Branch, Sandusky Cove, and below the dam. Fish in shallow bays near brush cover and bushes. Fish around bridges and along the rocks.

9-15-17

CRAPPIE

Excellent using meal worms, qtr oz pink/white tube jigs, small & medium minnows. Shallow water! Fish attractors! From shore, fish near structures, hot spots are Jackie Branch, Sandusky, Sailboat Harbor, Marcum coves, and Ina Boat Ramp. Try the Jackie Branch Breakwater and along Mine 21 Road. Fish the main lake drop off areas.

9-15-17

BLUEGILL

Good using small jigs, worms, meal worms, wax worms & crickets. From shore try Sailboat Harbor and Mine 21 Road. Try fishing shallow with crickets, worms or small jigs. Fish in the back of necks and on flat shallow banks and on the rocks.

9-15-17

CHANNEL CATFISH

Excellent using large minnows, leeches, Hoss Hawg Bait, nightcrawlers & Sonnys Stink Bait. Try leeches in moving water. Drift fish the flats. Set line 3 to 4 feet from the shore over rocks. Try the Waltonville Dam, Turnip Patch, Jackie Branch, and North Sandusky Day Use Area.

9-15-17

WHITE BASS

Good using in-line spinners, jig & curly tail grubs. Reports of fish being caught around the 154 bridges. Fish around along the rocks and drop-offs Fish in shallow bays near brush cover and bushes.

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