This fertile 254-acre lake in a state park (electric trolling motors only) is famous for black crappie more than any other species. The fertile green water supports shad and a deep grass line is good to hold fish. Big largemouth bass are caught in spring, and redear sunfish and bluegill during spring and summer. There is a nice campground here for a relaxing fishing vacation.
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Spring and early summer fishing in this lake should be excellent. Black crappie fishing usually slows when weather warms, but look for them in mid-lake on the bottom after April. Bluegill can be caught at the edge of grass and in pockets within the grass line, especially where water lilies and maiden cane grow together. Grass shrimp fished under a small float are deadly, pay close attention to the orientation of the float, if it is anything but vertical chances are that a fish is mouthing your bait. This lake supports a healthy population of brown bullheads as well. Fish the bottom in deeper water for these often overlooked fish. Fish for largemouth bass close to any woody debris or overhanging tree limbs. Texas-rigged plastic worms for largemouth bass with either a pegged weight or none at all will permit anglers to cover a variety of structure with minimal hang-ups. Another go to bait that allows for maximum coverage of bass holding in the grassy edges are weedless top-water frogs.