Into the WILD
According to havefunfishing.com, Lake Oconee is full and 87-92 degrees.
Bass fishing is fair. The
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Fish along sea walls and rip rap. After the top water bite ends in the morning move to the deep water docks. Begin using a Texas rigged Zoom u tail worm in a dark green or pumpkin under the docks
If you are having trouble locating fish, move up and down different docks until you find one with active fish. Line-side fishing is fair. Fish in the mid lake to south end flats and use a large crank bait like a Normans DD22.
Troll the bait 100 feet behind the boat at 2.5 to 3 miles per hour. Keep a top water popper ready in the after for school fish that will appear at the south end of the lake. They willl not stay in one place for long, so be ready.
According to havefish- ing.com, Lake Sinclair is down 1.99 feet, 88 degrees, mostly stained.
Bass fishing is fair, but there’s only early and late day bite. Some fish are still hitting on top first thing in the morning and can be found along main river banks and a short distance inside the mouth of coves.
Use Pop R’s, Chug Bugs, and buzz baits. A weightless Zoom Trick worm in white could also work as well. Docks and brush piles are still popular hiding places for basses as well.
For cranks, baits like Rapala DT10 and Fat Free Shad No. 6 have been popular choices.
According to havefishing.com, Jackson Lake is down 2.5 feet, clear, and 88 degrees.
Bass fishing is fair with worms and jigs being popular bates. Concentrate on stumps on the points and run the all white Fat Free Shad crank bait and crank them really fast. Texas rigged Zoom red shad or Culprit black shad worms are popular as well. The bass are hanging around the main lake and secondary creek points.
Start the day with low moving bait and don’t fish the bait too fast then try the Strike King 38 Special all white spinner bait.