In: Fishing29 Jun 2010
Beaver Lake Striper Last Week Crappie & Bass at Holiday Island
Holiday Island waters pretty warm, look for fish in shade when suns up, they like it too. Bass are still hitting top early. Deep later in day. It’s the best time for Big Blue Gill in 5-15ft water all over. Just get some worms with or with out floats, or small poppers. (Great time to teach a kid to fish). If have night crawlers to spare, hook a whole one like a plastic worm, cast out with split shot, let sink to 14 feet or bottom, work back slowly lifting rod up & down. Might get some bass, or walleye in the mix. Most walleye are being caught trolling deep diving plugs & slow moving jigs tipped with a minnow or night crawler. 14-18 ft. Crappie are deep 12-18 ft in standing timber & sunken brush, try minnows or jigs. Keep a small spoon tied on just in case the white bass school up on you. They’re feeding on small minnows.
BEAVER LAKE – STRIPERS ARE ON OUR END OF LAKE
5-12 inch Gizzard shad or shiners kept cool and dropped fast 28-40 ft are catching most fish from the dam to rocky branch, Some fish will still come to top & hit a top water bait early, but their holding deep in the cooler water. Jigs & spoons can also work or trolling umbrellas, big deep diving plugs or bombers on downriggers should find you some of these big fish.