Burr Oak Lake (Athens and Morgan counties) – Anglers continue to
have success catching largemouth bass averaging 12 to 16 inches in
shallow waters near structure. Try casting crankbaits, plastics,
Dillon Lake (Muskingum County) – Anglers have had success
catching hybrid striped bass, especially along the north side of
the dam wall using worms fished under a bobber in 5 to 8 feet of
water. Bluegills have also been reeled in from water depths of 4 to
6 feet using worms fished under a bobber. Fish minnows over
submerged structure to reel in crappies – average size has been in
the 5- to 8-inch range.
Piedmont Lake (Belmont County) – Saugeye are being reeled in
from 13 to 15 inches. Anglers are trolling with rooster tails
tipped with a worm. One of the best spots for saugeyes has been
across the lake from the Reynolds Road boat ramp.