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Cold snap

Don Schnable
May 6, 2013
Bull Shoals - Freshwater Fishing Report

Fishing Report May 2nd, 2013
Written by Scott on May 3rd, 2013

The lake is now 6 ft above normal power pool with a very cold surface temp. The water is clear at the marina, but a lot of surface debris remains from the recent flooding. The lake starts to change color and rise in temperature past the 37 marker. This end of the lake has seen a 10 degree drop in surface temps causing all species of fish to become very slow. I hope by next weekend to have a better report than what we are going to see this weekend! Snowing hard right now! Keep the jerk baits tied on! We have February weather in May!

Water Temp 49 54 degrees

Water is Clear with Surface Debris

Water Level 660.2 and rising

Black Bass are Fair on Jerk Baits, Jigs and small Plastics.

Crappie are Slow on Live minnows and 2″ swimming minnows. Try clear and glitter, Tennessee shad or Pink plastics. Most crappie are still holding eggs.

Walleye are Slow on medium crank baits trolling. (Debris has made it very difficult to troll around the K Dock area since the flood) Also try Shiners and 1/2 oz spoons.

White Bass are Good when the shad surface. We have seen a huge number of whites come into the marina in the past few weeks! Find the shad, you will find the whites. Big females are still full of eggs

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Hc 1 Box 1265
Isabella, MO 65676
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