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Kentucky Lake Fishing Report for:
January 3rd, 2003
fishing has been fair this past week for some crappie anglers but others
have had tough luck and finding only a few scattered fish.
success stories have come from anglers still working the deep sides of
main lake ledges in the 18 to 24 foot zones. Slowly stalking the stumps
and brush on the deep side of the sandbars has produced some decent
crappie as the lake has been falling slowly all week, a situation that
usually means crappie will pull back to the deeper areas.
lake elevation in the New Johnsonville area is predicted to be 354.9
this weekend. At Kentucky Dam TVA reported readings of 354.7 in the
forecast. Kentucky Lake has been falling slowly all week so there’s a
little current in the main river.
temperatures are in the 35 to 39 degree range. Watercolor has been
relatively clear in the Tennessee River with only a little stain in
portions of the Big Sandy, although the West Sandy and areas near
Mansard Island has a little dingy water in places.
minnows have been producing some crappie as have some dull colored jigs
in the purple and chartreuse combos fished on unpainted leadheads.
fishermen are having some luck upstream near the old Danville bridge,
New Johnsonville, and at the mouth of Duck River. The current has been
good for the sauger action lately too.
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