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Missouri fishing report 6-10-10

June 10, 2010 at 11:48 AM

CENTRAL REGION (573) 882-8388

    LAKES

Binder: 77 degrees, normal, clear; largemouth bass good on topwater lures; bluegill good on crickets; channel catfish fair on liver and stinkbaits; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Blind Pony Lake: 76 degrees, normal, dingy; bluegill fair on nightcrawlers; largemouth bass fair on Rattle Traps; all other species slow; this lake is closed to private boats, and bait held or transported in containers with water is prohibited. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Lake of the Ozarks (Bagnell Tailwater): 60 degrees, high, dingy; crappie slow on minnows and crappie jigs; black bass slow on worms and dark colored soft plastic worms; white bass fair on light colored soft plastics; catfish fair on worms, cut baits, stinkbaits and chicken livers.


(Report made on 6/9/2010)

Lake of the Ozarks (Glaize): 81 degrees, muddy; crappie fair on minnows and crappie jigs; black bass fair using dark colored soft plastic worms; white bass slow on light colored soft plastics; catfish fair on worms, cut baits and chicken livers.
(Report made on 6/10/2010)

Lake of the Ozarks (Gravois): 81 degrees, dingy; catfish fair; black bass fair; all other species slow.

 


(Report made on 6/9/2010)

Lake of the Ozarks (Niangua): 81 degrees, dingy; black bass good on jigs and crayfish style baits are working best; crappie fair on minnows, get into the brush for the bigger fish; catfish good on cut baits and live bluegill on overnight poles or trotlines.
(Report made on 6/10/2010)

Lake of the Ozarks (Osage): 81 degrees, dingy; black bass good on jigs and crayfish style baits are working best; crappie fair on minnows, get into the brush for the bigger fish; catfish good on cut baits and live bluegill on overnight poles or trotlines.


(Report made on 6/10/2010)

Little Dixie: 69 degrees, normal, clear; largemouth bass good on topwater lures; bluegill good on crickets; channel catfish good on stinkbait; all other species slow. Area closed to all activity between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

    RIVERS

Lamine: 67 degrees, high, muddy; channel catfish and flathead catfish good on live bait, dip bait and cut bait; blue catfish good on cut bait and live bait; all other species fair. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Missouri (Middle): 76 degrees, rising, muddy; flathead catfish good on live bait; blue catfish good on cut bait and live bait; channel catfish good on dip bait and cut bait; all other species fair on worms. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Osage (lower, at Tuscumbia): 67 degrees, high, muddy; black bass slow on plastic worms; white bass good on spinners; crappie slow on jigs and minnows; catfish fair using shad.


(Report made on 6/9/2010)

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KANSAS CITY REGION (816) 655-6254

    LAKES

James A. Reed Area: 74 degrees, high, clear; largemouth bass, channel catfish and crappie fair; bluegill and redear sunfish good; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Montrose: 78 degrees, high, dingy; full pool; catfish and black bass fair; all other species slow; fishing pressure light. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Schell-Osage (Atkinson Lake): 79 degrees, high, dingy; all species fair. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Schell-Osage (Schell Lake): 79 degrees, high, dingy; all species fair. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Smithville: 71 degrees, dingy; catfish good using nightcrawlers, sunfish and shad; walleye fair using chartreuse jigs in 4-8 feet of water around brush; largemouth bass fair using spinnerbaits, jigs and buzzbaits (green and/or chartreuse seem to be working well); crappie fair using minnows and assorted jigs near trees, with some being taken in 8-12 feet of water; all other species slow.

 

(Report made on 6/10/2010)

Truman: 78 degrees, high, muddy; catfish good on trotlines and jug lines using live baits; black bass fair using plastic worms; white bass and hybrid striped bass fair using jigs; crappie slow using minnows at 12’ depths in 20’ to 25’ of water. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Truman Tailwaters: 78 degrees, dingy; catfish good on live baits; white bass and hybrid striped bass good on jigs; crappie fair on minnows and jigs; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

    RIVERS

Missouri River: high, catfish good using nightcrawlers. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

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NORTHEAST REGION (660) 785-2420

    LAKES

Hunnewell: 76 degrees, high, dingy; largemouth bass good using plastic worms and topwater lures; crappie fair using Crappie Nibbles and Twister Tails; channel catfish good using cheese bait; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Long Branch: 74 degrees, high, muddy; channel catfish good using worms and leeches along Highway AX causeway riprap; flathead catfish fair on setlines using sunfish; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Mark Twain: 73 degrees, high, muddy; all species slow. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Sever: 79 degrees, normal, muddy; channel catfish good using live baits and nightcrawlers; bluegill and redear sunfish good using crickets, mealworms and red wigglers; crappie fair using minnows off points and in brush; black bass fair using topwater baits at dawn and dusk; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Thomas Hill: 78 degrees, high, muddy; channel catfish good on worms and stinkbaits; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

    RIVERS

Mississippi (above St. Louis): 73 degrees, high, dingy; channel catfish good using stinkbaits; flathead catfish good using live baits; drum good using worms; all other species fair. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Salt (below Mark Twain): 74 degrees, high, muddy; channel catfish fair on bank lines using live baits; drum good using worms; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

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NORTHWEST REGION (816) 271-3100

    LAKES

Bilby Ranch Lake: 76 degrees, normal, dingy; channel catfish good on chicken liver or dip bait; bluegill and crappie fair; black bass good on crankbaits; walleye fair. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Mozingo: 74 degrees, high, dingy; largemouth bass good on topwater in the morning; crappie good near the shore; bluegill good near the banks with worms or small jigs; channel catfish good on cut bait; walleye fair and scattered on points. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Paho: 76 degrees, high, dingy; all species slow. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Pony Express: 75 degrees, high, dingy; channel catfish good on stinkbait and chicken livers; all other species fair. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

    RIVERS

Grand: 74 degrees, rising, muddy; channel catfish and blue catfish fair; flathead catfish slow; all other species fair. (Report made on 6/8/2010)

Missouri (below Iowa line): No report available.

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OZARK REGION (417) 255-9561

    LAKES

Bull Shoals (East): 81 degrees, high, clear; walleye good on crankbaits and worms; black bass good on soft plastic lures.  (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Norfork: 82 degrees, high, dingy; black bass fair on soft plastic lures and topwater lures. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

    RIVERS

Big Piney (lower, Pulaski Co.): 69 degrees, falling, dingy; black bass and goggle-eye fair on soft plastic lures and jigs. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Big Piney (Upper): 72 degrees, normal, clear; smallmouth bass and goggle-eye fair on soft plastics; bluegill good on nightcrawlers. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Bryant Creek: 74 degrees, normal, dingy; smallmouth bass and goggle-eye fair on soft plastic lures. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Current: 69 degrees, normal, clear; smallmouth bass good on soft plastics and spinnerbaits. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Eleven Point: 60 degrees, normal, dingy; rainbow trout good on on corn or minnows; black bass good on spinnerbaits. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Gasconade (middle, Pulaski Co.): 70 degrees, falling, muddy; all species slow. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Gasconade (upper): 74 degrees, high, dingy; black bass, goggle-eye and sunfish good on nightcrawlers and small plastic lures; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Jack’s Fork: 69 degrees, normal, clear; smallmouth bass and goggle-eye good on grubs. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

North Fork: 67 degrees, normal, clear; smallmouth bass and goggle-eye fair on soft plastics; trout fair on assorted baits.  (Report made on 6/9/2010)

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SOUTHEAST REGION (573) 290-5858

    LAKES

Clearwater Lake: 82 degrees, normal, clear; bluegill fair on live worms and crickets; crappie slow on live minnows or jigs; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Council Bluff: 79 degrees, normal, largemouth bass fair on dark colored soft plastics during low light periods; channel catfish good on liver and worms; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Cypress Lake: 80 degrees, dingy; bluegill fair using worms, crickets and on small jigs at 1-2 foot depths, most have moved away from the banks into a little deeper water; crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 3-4 foot depths; black bass fair on crankbaits, spinnerbaits and soft plastics; channel catfish good on worms, cut bait and stinkbait. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Duck Creek: 83 degrees, bluegill fair on crickets; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Lake Girardeau: 72 degrees, normal, clear; largemouth bass good on jerkbaits and plastic worms; bluegill good on crickets; all other species slow.  (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Perry County Lake: 82 degrees, normal, dingy; black bass fair on topwater lures; bluegill good on crickets; channel catfish good on stinkbaits. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Robert DeLaney Lake: Bluegill fair on crickets and waxworms; channel catfish fair on worms; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Wappapello: normal, black bass fair on buzzbaits and spinnerbaits early and late; bluegill fair on crickets and worms; channel catfish good on worms and live bait using trotlines and jug lines at night; all other species slow.
NOTE: Anglers should note the 9” minimum length limit regulation for crappie. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

    RIVERS

Black River (near Annapolis): 72 degrees, normal, clear; smallmouth bass and goggle-eye fair on artificial bait; bluegill fair on live worms; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Castor River (above Zalma): low, clear; all species good. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Lower Black River (Clearwater Dam): 74 degrees, normal, bluegill good on crickets in the brush; black bass fair on soft plastics; catfish fair on stinkbaits and live bait; walleye fair on crankbaits and worms; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Mississippi (below Charleston): falling, channel catfish good on worms and crayfish. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Mississippi River (Cape Girardeau): 72 degrees, falling, muddy; all species fair. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

St. Francis (above Wappapello): normal, clear; black bass good on plastic worms and tube baits; channel catfish good on large minnows drifted in deeper holes; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

St. Francis (below Wappapello): 82 degrees, normal, dingy; channel catfish fair on chicken liver, worms and stinkbaits using pole and line or limb lines; flathead catfish fair on live bait such as small bluegill and goldfish using pole and line or trotlines; black bass fair on artificial lures such as worms or spinnerbaits; bluegill fair on worms; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

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SOUTHWEST REGION (417) 895-6881

    LAKES

Bull Shoals (West): high, clear; dam area:  temperature 72-76, walleye good on jerkbaits and nightcrawlers; black bass fair on jigs, soft plastics and nightcrawlers; bluegill fair on crickets and worms; Beaver Creek:  black bass fair on soft plastics, jigs and nightcrawlers; walleye fair on nightcrawlers while trolling; bluegill fair on crickets and worms. (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Lake Taneycomo: 49 degrees, normal, clear; upper lake: rainbow trout good on flies, scuds, jigs and Rooster Tails; lower lake:  rainbow trout good on orange/chartreuse Power Baits, corn and nightcrawlers. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Pomme de Terre: 80 degrees, high, clear; black bass good on plastics along main lake points; crappie good on minnows in 20’ of water around structure; walleye good on crankbaits along flats; catfish good on live baits, better on trotlines and jug lines. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Stockton: 74 degrees, normal, clear; crappie good on minnows in 25’ of water; black bass good on crankbaits and Texas rigs; all other species fair. (Report made on 6/8/2010)

Table Rock (James River arm): 75 degrees, high, dingy; black bass good on large deep diving crankbaits, soft plastic crayfish on secondary points and blue or gray jigs; catfish good on nightcrawlers, stinkbaits and live or cut shad, best results using pole and line or trotlines; bluegill good on live worms by docks or bridge piers. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Table Rock (main lake): 75 degrees, high, dingy; black bass good on large deep diving crankbaits, soft plastic crayfish on secondary points and blue or gray jigs; catfish good on nightcrawlers, stinkbaits and live or cut shad, best results using pole and line or trotlines with channel catfish being caught on goldfish, shrimp or nightcrawlers, flathead catfish are being caught on live shad or small perch; bluegill good on live worms by docks or bridge piers. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

    RIVERS

Big Niangua: 69 degrees, high, dingy; goggle-eye good on natural baits and jigs; trout good on natural baits and Power Baits below Bennett Spring; black bass slow, best on natural baits and soft plastics; all other species slow. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

James River (lower): 71 degrees, normal, clear; black bass good on live baits and Texas rigged plastic worms; catfish good on live baits, try crayfish and minnows on trotlines; bluegill good on crickets, nightcrawlers and small crankbaits; catfish, white bass, goggle-eye and black bass can be caught on minnows with a split shot and hook dragged across the bottom of the river. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

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ST. LOUIS REGION (636) 300-1953

    LAKES

Busch Memorial Conservation Area Lake 33: 74 degrees, high, dingy; black bass slow on plastic worms; crappie slow on minnows and tube jigs; bluegill fair on worms; catfish fair on chicken liver, shrimp and stinkbaits, limit 4; all other species fair on crickets and wax worms. Please remove litter. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Busch Memorial Conservation Area Lakes 3, 4, 5, 7, and 24: 74 degrees, normal, dingy; channel catfish good on chicken livers, stinkbaits and shrimp, limit 4; please remove litter.


(Report made on 6/10/2010)

    RIVERS

Big River: 65 degrees, high, muddy; channel catfish good on live bluegill (3” - 4”); drum good on worms; all other species slow.  (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Bourbeuse (middle, lower, Franklin Co.): 70 degrees, rising, dingy; channel catfish good on worms, cut bait and blood bait; bluegill fair on crickets and worms; all other species slow.  (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Meramec (above Sullivan, Crawford Co.): 66 degrees, falling, dingy; black bass good on plastic baits and minnows; goggle-eye good on minnows, nightcrawlers and plastic worms. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Meramec (below Eureka): 68 degrees, falling, dingy; channel catfish good on cut bait and worms; black bass fair on topwater plugs and spinnerbaits; bluegill fair on worms; crappie fair; carp good on doughbait; all other species good on worms.  (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Missouri (below New Haven): 70 degrees, high, muddy; channel catfish good on natural baits; all other species fair on worms and natural baits. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

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TROUT PARKS

Bennett Spring State Park: 57 degrees, high, dingy; spring level 2 inches above normal and dingy;  best lures: ginger snap, persimmon and pink colored marabou jigs, pale pink glo balls, pearl grizzly and blue colored Cracklebacks, cream midges, orange with brown stripe colored Rooster Tails, grey scuds, black and yellow wooly buggers with gold plated head, yellow colored Power Baits and kapok. June fishing hours are 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
We will be cutting weeds in the stream Tuesday and Wednesday, June 22 and 23.  We will begin around 9 a.m. and be done by 3 p.m. (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Maramec Spring Park: 56 degrees, normal, clear; the Spring Branch is starting to clear up after heavy rains last month.  Water color is greenish blue.  Stream level is falling back to normal levels.  (Report made on 6/9/2010)

Montauk State Park: 58 degrees, the river level is normal and holding steady as of 7:30 a.m. on June 10th. Water is clear. Fishing is good on all baits with the best fishing in the morning and evening hours.

Aquatic vegetation removal will be conducted in Montauk Lake, Spring Branch and the Mill Dam Hole on June 23rd.

For up to date stream conditions check http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?07064440 (Report made on 6/10/2010)

Roaring River State Park: 57 degrees, the stream is clear and normal; fishing has been good; Power Eggs and plastic worms in zone one are working well; use bright colors; white, olive and black are working well in all zones.  (Report made on 6/10/2010)

 

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