Reelfoot Lake Fishing Report for:
Reelfoot Lake is about 6'' above pool level. The normal lake level is 282.20. Water color is in good shape all over the lake. Surface temps this week were in the 45 to 50 degree range.
Crappie: Good: Crappie have continued to bite good with some nice stringers reported this week. Most stringers are coming from typical winter patterns 10 to14 foot deep trolling jigs and minnows. A few fish have moved into the 2 to 4 foot water around the trees. Some good quality size fish are being caught on jigs tipped with wax worms or crappie nibblets. Remember, the limit is 30 Crappie per day per man. There are no size limits on Reelfoot Lake.
Bass: Bass fishermen felt the grip of last week’s cold snap as the bite
was off this week. Although the bite has been off this past week things
should continue to improve as weather patterns moderate.
Stripes: A few caught while crappie fishing
a week of winter weather the fishing scene
rebounding as temperatures moderate and winds subside. Crappie
and bass anglers were back out in force at midweek as temps climbed back
into the low to mid 50’s range. Watch for the overall fishing scene to
be good if moderate temps return and winds allow anglers access to their
Page designed by