Tuesday, February 7th, 2023
Tuesday, February 7th, 2023

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Sangchris Lake: Crappies have been biting good near the dam.
Bass picking up, with a report of a 7-pounder caught in early

Powerton Lake: Bass have slowed with changing water. Hybrid
stripers and channel catfish biting at discharges. Flatheads are
being caught on shad and liver.

Lake Bloomington: Crappies have been fair on jigs in 10-20 feet
of water over logs and brush. Beginning April 1, the lake limit
will change to 25 bluegills or redear per day with no size


Clinton Lake: Catfish biting is decent on shad guts and cut
shad. Walleyes, white bass and crappies also are being caught in
hot-water areas around bridges. Bass fishing is slow, but expected
to pick up near points.

Spring Lake: Muskie fishing is getting hot and heavy. Crappies
are biting on the north end on minnows. Bass fishing has slowed.
Catfish are biting on crawlers and cut baits.

Evergreen Lake: Crappies and bluegills are being caught in about
10 feet of water. For the best crappie fishing, use minnows.

Lake Shelbyville: The lake level has been about 3 feet above
winter pool. Crappies have been biting fair in the northern river
portions of the lake, with a few shore anglers catching fish.


Lake Storey: This lake is city-owned and only allows trolling
motors. Crappies have been biting fair on jigs or minnows. Walleyes
are biting good on jigs tipped with minnows.

Newton Lake: Bass are fair but mostly smaller fish on spinners
or crankbaits on main lake ledges. Catfish have been slow to fair
in warmer water areas. Crappies have been slow.


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