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36° 49' 1.1316" N, 88° 8' 55.6944" W

Fishing Reports

Average: 5 (1 vote)
Weather: Cloudy Air Temperature: 51-60 F Water Temp: 71-80 F Clarity: Stained

May 21, 2015 

Air Temperature:  Low 48  High 63
Water Temperature:  Low 72  High 75
Water Elevation:  359.7'  ( 359' Summer pool) 
Water Clarity:  3' to 4' visibility, green stain

Memorial Day weekend is an exciting fishing time here on kentucky Lake.  The deeper "ledge fishing" is normally really getting good and it has!  Check out recent pics on my website www.CaptainKirksGuideService.com

With recent cooler temps and generous rains, the deeper bank fishing has been real good.  There are large numbers of fish "frye" (this year's hatch) along deeper rocky banks and around brush piles.  The Bass, Crappie, Bluegill, and Catfishing is good.

Catching good numbers of both Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass along deeper rocky banks and on deep ledges.  Small crawfish immitations will catch 'em on the bank.  Jigs, swimbaits, and large worms will catch 'em on the ledges.

Drop-shotting a small minnow around stumps in 10' to 20' of water is productive for Crappie right now.

Fishing gravel points 4' to 8' deepwith "Bluegill Bugs" has been producing some real nice fish.

Channel Cats seem to be a little everywhere.  Fish a night crawler  4' to 20' deep on rocky banks for good action.

Hope everyone has a safe, enjoyable Memorial Weekend.  A special thanks to our military veterans who have given so we can enjoy our American way of life.

I have a few good dates available for June.  If interested, give me a call at 877-354-6017 or 270-354-6017.

Captain Kirk, out

Average: 3 (1 vote)
Weather: Sunny Air Temperature: 61-70 F

Air Temperature: Low 42 High 68
Water Temperature: Low 65 High 67
Water Elevation: 361' ( 359' Summer pool)
Water Clarity: Fairly clear 2' to 4' visibility

Largemouth Bass are at the peak of their spawn! With the water being a little high, good numbers of quality fish are being caught by flipping shallow bushes and trees. If you're a fan of flipping you need to get down here now!

Notes on Action: Largemouth Bass action is GOOD.
What to Use: Okeechobee craw colored soft plastics rigged Texas or on a jig will catch 'em.
Where to Fish: Fish are being caught from 15' to 1' deep on the main lake and in the back of bays.

Notes on Action: The Crappie spawn is mostly over and the bite is tough.
What to Use: Blue/white jigs and minnows.
Where to Fish: Still catching some quality fish on mainlake brush 10' to 25' deep. Late spawners.

Notes on Action: Shell Crackers and Bluegill are just starting to bed. A couple of warmer nights and it'll be time for some great action.
What to Use: I like to use spider jigs tipped with a wax worm. Night crawlers, crickets, red worms, or beetle spins will work.
Where to Fish: Shallow graveled banks 1' to 6' deep.

Notes on Action: Good action on Channel Cats.
What to Use: Night crawlers work well.
Where to Fish: Rocky banks.

Notes on Action: Good action can be found.
What to Use: Inline spinners or minnows.
Where to Fish: Mainlake gravel points 10' to 20' deep.

I'm mostly booked for May but still have good dates available for June. If you're interested in great summertime bass or crappie fishing, give me a call at 877-354-6017 or 270-354-6017.

Thanks for reading my report.
Captain Kirk, out

Average: 3 (1 vote)
Weather: Sunny Air Temperature: 51-60 F

Air Temperature: Low 39 High 67
Water Temperature: Low 59 High 62
Water Elevation: 356.2'
Water Clarity: Fairly clear (2.5 ft visibility)

The Crappies are in full-blown spawn right now!

Catching fish from 3' to 25' around wood cover. Using mostly white jigs 1/16 oz to 1/8 oz.
My client, Richard Trowbridge, caught a 3 1/2 Lb Crappie on March 29th. Check out the pictures. Congrats Richard, that's the biggest Crappie to ever come in my boat!

The Bass are mostly prespawn. Carolina rigged pumpkin chartreuse lizards will catch 'em. Points and deeper banks are best. Some good ones coming on spinner bait and rattle traps in backs of bays. When the Oak leaves are the size of a squirrel's ear, that's the best time for shallow spinners. That will be soon.

Got plenty of good dates available for June Crappie & Bass. Call 877-354-6017 or email to book.

See ya on the water.
Captain Kirk, out!

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