Southern Kentucky Lake Fishing Report
The lake is at 361.49
I am flipping a ZOOM baby brush hogs and Z Hogs into the brush, I am using Seaguar’s Kazen Braid 50lb and a 7ft 8 heavy action rod, I’m using a 3/8 weight and if it’s windy I will use a ½ ounce. I like to use a big hook I prefer the Owner twist lock 5/0 most of the time. Also it’s important to use a tungsten weight, with the sensitivity of the tungsten along with the sensitivity of the braid line; it will help you feel those light bites. Some of my biggest fish will just inhale the bait and you won’t even feel this bite. It’s so important to very lightly pick up your bait so that you can feel the fish on there without having the fish spit out the lure then it’s too late. A lot of time you get one chance at catching these big fish!
With the water dropping down to near summer pool by Sunday I will be looking for fish out in the shallow grass beds. The back of creeks, main lake flats near spawning bays will be my target. I have been catching some fish by doing this the last few days.
I am fishing a medium crankbait in green gizzard and root beer pattern from Bag5 baits, also I’ve been doing really well with a Rat-L-Trap in the grass, you really need to be letting the trap tip the top of the grass, and I am getting a lot of hard strikes from the bass. I am fishing both baits of Seaguars 15 Abrazx Fluorocarbon. I like a 7ft rod cranking rod when doing this. The trap s that I’m using is ½ and ¾ ounce if the water is stained I’m fishing the Gold Blue 26B and Chartreuse Shiner 52. In the cleaner water Black Chrome, Emerald shiner 424 and thread fin shad 436.
Also I’ve done well in the mornings and cloudy days with top water around the same areas. With top water fish Monofilament 20ln Seaguar or braid will work.
I am looking for grass that’s has a lot of holes in it, I am using my Lowrance HDS8 to locate these areas, out on the main lake flats and back of the creeks. The grass is growing really good I its fresh green life attracts all types of bait with the bass.
Spring guide trips
Ledge Fishing on the water class
If you’re new to Kentucky Lake or just haven’t been able to figure out how to fish the hundreds of miles of ledges that it has to offer. Then this class is for you. Fishing the ledges is something a lot of anglers struggle with. Understanding what ledges hold fish, when they hold fish and why they hold fish is something I can teach you. I will help you eliminate 90% of the lake in a short time. See what type of areas hold fish and how to find the bait.
*PLEASE DON'T TRASH UP THE LAKES. Below is a bass we found swimming on the surface in the back of a creek, it had swam into a ice bag, we went over to the fish and removed the fish and released it.
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