Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – April 12th, 2013

Burr Oak Lake (Morgan and Athens counties)

Anglers will start to reel in crappies and largemouth bass in this 628-acre lake.  Fish management staff of the DNR Division of Wildlife has regularly placed fish attractors throughout this lake.  To obtain a map of structure locations, contact the Wildlife District Four office at (740) 589-9930.  Try fishing for crappies over structure locations using minnows or twisters tipped with minnows.  For largemouth bass try throwing jigs-and-pigs or spinner baits.

Tycoon Lake (Gallia County)

Early season crappie fishing is always popular in this 204-acre lake.  Try fishing with minnows or white or chartreuse twister tails in two- to eight-foot depths near brush piles, stickups or old submerged fencerows.  Tycoon is also a favorite bass fishing destination.  Jig-and-pig combos have been typical early spring success bait while fished along the old fencerows or among the many subsurface stumps.  Note that there is a change in the bass regulations at Tycoon Lake for 2013.  There is a three fish split daily limit, with two fish less than 14 inches, and one fish greater than or equal to 20 inches.

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