Reelfoot Lake Fishing Report for:
BLUEGILL ON BED...CRAPPIE AND BASS POST-SPAWN PHASE
Reelfoot Lake is
at pool level. Water temp is 74-76.
Water color remains clear to light stain, as not much rain has fallen.
Bluegill: Good: The bluegill are on the beds around the shoreline in 3-5' water. Biting good on crickets.
Crappie: Good: Some good catches have been taken in depths of 6 to10 feet trolling jigs and minnows. A few white crappie are still spawning in 6' water. Remember, the limit is 30 Crappie per day per man. There are no size limits on Reelfoot Lake.
Bass: Good: Most bass are in the post spawn phase and hanging around the shoreline. Some big bass are still around the deeper trees in 4-8' water and biting crank baits. Fishermen are also having success tossing 4s cranks, spinnerbaits, flukes, and buzz baits early.
Catfish: Great: The catfish are biting around the shoreline. Some good catches reported fishing from the shore. Blocks and yo-yos are catching fish out from the grass. Stink bait and night crawlers are both catching fish.
Stripes: Catching some while crappie fishing.
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