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Alabama's Logan Martin Lake Spawning Bass and Full Pool

Capt. Reed Montgomery
May 6, 2016
Logan Martin Lake - Freshwater Fishing Report

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Logan Martin Lake Report By Reed Montgomery / Reeds Guide Service B'ham, Al. Internet Website: www.fishingalabama.com Like us on Facebook too!

Impounded 1964
Lake Level Down 1/2 foot
Aquatic weeds in full bloom
Water Temperatures low-to-mid 70's
Pre-Spawn Bass, Spawning Bass and Post-Spawn Bass all now in progress!

* Next Full Moon Saturday, April 21

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With lake levels returning to full pool this week shallow bass are evident lake wide. Some bass are still preparing their beds, getting ready to reproduce another year's offspring.

Some bass have already bed, evident by the swept out, bright pale yellow beds, now easily seen in the lake's clear water shallows. Also evident are the schools of newborn baby bass fry, seen "balled up" swimming close together in the lake's shallows.

Big, female bass have already been observed by bass anglers, with most bass released after caught, showing a worn-off or bloody tail, from preparing the bed. Some bass are skinny, mostly from not eating, but most bass look very healthy!

Some bass are now in a post-spawn mode, eating more often and fattening up from the rigors of the spring spawn. Topwater lures have fooled some big, post-spawn female bass!

Also lots of smaller male bass in the 1-2 pound range attacking about any lure fished in shallow water, usually found less than 3-4 feet deep hanging around new growing aquatic weeds, rock cover and wood cover like stumps and brush piles and around piers, boat houses, boat docks and marina release sites.

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Many major, "bass tournament caught bass" have been released recently, some are still hanging around these marina's where they were let go, hitting topwater lures, spinnerbaits, shallow running crankbaits and lipless lures. Worms, lizards, beavers, crayfish imitations, creature baits, jig combos and small finesse plastics fished on or near bottom are good!

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Thanks and Good Fishin' Reed Montgomery, Owner of Reeds Guide Service Birmingham, Al; Alabama's oldest, professional - bass fishing only - guide service guiding on all Alabama lakes for over 40 years!

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Logan Martin Lake Fishing Forecast:

Cooler mornings in the 50's this upcoming
Saturday and Sunday, Mothers Day Weekend. With daytime highs in the 80's. Sunny days and no rain predicted until mid week!

Target Species:

Largemouth Bass and Spotted Bass

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Contact Info:

Reeds Guide Service
141 Reese Drive
Alabaster, AL 35007
Phone: 205-663-1504
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