Reelfoot Lake Fishing Report for:
Reelfoot Lake is
about a foot above pool level. The normal lake level is 282.20.
Water color is in good shape, stained a good color overall for fishing.
Surface temps this week were in the 58 to 60 degree range.
Bluegill: Slow: With the warm weather the bluegill could turn on any day around the shore and beds.
Crappie: Good: Anglers report some dandy stringers coming from 2 to 4 foot water around the trees. The black crappie are spawning. Some crappie are still being caught trolling jigs and minnows in 6-8' water. Remember, the limit is 30 Crappie per day per man. There are no size limits on Reelfoot Lake.
Bass: Good: The bass are under the influence of warm days that have triggered movement toward spawning territory. Bass fishermen are having success tossing spinnerbaits, suspending jerk baits and even some topwater presentations in the forms of floating fluke style worms.
Stripes: A few caught while crappie fishing
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