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Southern Indiana Fishing Reports – Last Updated Dec. 6, 2019

Lake: Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Area (Warrick County)
Fishing report: As water temperatures continue to cool down, the bite out at Bluegrass should pick up. Most fish at Blue Grass pits can be targeted by fishing the weed edges along the banks. Loon and Blue Grass Pits are the go to lakes around Evansville for Crappie and Largemouth Bass fishing. There is also a fishable Muskie population in both Loon Pit and Blue Grass Pit. Crappie commonly reach over 10 inches out at Blue Grass and Loon Pit. Otter Pit Crappie are a little smaller, but more abundant than at Blue Grass and Loon.
Date updated: 10/28/2019 12:00:00 AM
Region: South
Lake: Patoka (Orange, Crawford, Dubois Co)
Fishing report: On October 28th the surface water temperature was 62 F over at the causeway near the Newton Stewart Ramp. The Largemouth Bass bite is hot right now. Results from the Indiana Bass Federation’s Invitational Classic on Sunday were impressive. Of 88 anglers a total of 150 Largemouth were weighed in averaging 2.51 lbs. Now is the time to get out and fish Patoka for Largemouth. For lake information, including levels and temperatures, head over to the US Army Corps of Engineers site located here https://www.lrl.usace.army.mil/Missions/Civil-Works/Recreation/Lakes/Patoka-Lake/
Date updated: 10/28/2019 12:00:00 AM
Region: South
Lake: Pride’s Creek (Pike County)
Fishing report: The panfish bite out at Pride’s creek is a little slow still, but some are having success for Bluegill, Redear, and Crappie. The Bluegill and Redear seem to be in a little deeper water off the banks and can be targeted with small tube jigs or baited hooks. Crappie are being caught by trolling crankbaits in some deeper water offshore. Pride’s Creek continues to be a phenomenal panfish lake with Bluegill commonly over 8 inches, Redear commonly over 9 inches, and Crappie commonly over 9 inches. As the water temps continue to cool down, the bite should start heating back up. Also, if you like catching numbers of Largemouth Pride’s Creek is a great place to visit. While panfishing it is common to catch a high number of Largemouth ranging from 10 to 14 inches which are always fun to catch using panfishing gear.
Date updated: 11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM
Region: South

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