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Missouri fishing report 9-9-10

September 09, 2010 at 04:53 PM

CENTRAL REGION (573) 882-8388

    LAKES

Binder: 80 degrees, normal, dingy; largemouth bass fair on plastic worms and crankbaits; bluegill fair on worms and crickets; channel catfish good on liver and nightcrawlers; all other species slow. This area is closed from 10:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.

(Report made on 9/9/2010)

Blind Pony Lake: 85 degrees, normal, dingy; bluegill fair on nightcrawlers, all other species slow; anglers need to be reminded that the lake is closed to private boats and bait held or transported in containers with water is prohibited. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Lake of the Ozarks (Bagnell Tailwater): 81 degrees, high, dingy; black bass slow on worms and dark colored soft plastic worms; white bass slow using light colored soft plastics and crappie jigs; crappie slow, try minnows and crappie jigs; catfish fair on worms, cut baits, stinkbaits and chicken livers.


(Report made on 9/8/2010)

Lake of the Ozarks (Glaize): 81 degrees, dingy; black bass good using worms on secondary points, best at night; crappie slow on minnows; catfish fair using cut bait.
(Report made on 9/8/2010)

Lake of the Ozarks (Gravois): 81 degrees, dingy; all species slow.


(Report made on 9/8/2010)

Lake of the Ozarks (Niangua): 81 degrees, dingy; black bass good using worms on secondary points, best at night; crappie slow on minnows; catfish fair using cut bait.
(Report made on 9/8/2010)

Lake of the Ozarks (Osage): 81 degrees, dingy; black bass good using worms on secondary points, best at night; crappie slow on minnows; catfish fair using cut bait.
(Report made on 9/8/2010)

Little Dixie: 82 degrees, normal, clear; largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and topwater lures; bluegill fair on worms and crickets; channel catfish good on chicken liver and stinkbaits; 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 9/9/2010)

    RIVERS

Lamine: 82 degrees, falling, muddy; channel catfish good on shrimp, worms and shad sides at night; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

Missouri (Middle): 82 degrees, high, muddy; all catfish fair on live bait and cut bait; all other species fair. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

Osage (lower, at Tuscumbia): 81 degrees, high, dingy; catfish fair on hotdogs and cut shad; white bass fair using spinners; black bass fair on plastic worms; crappie slow on minnows and jigs.


(Report made on 9/8/2010)

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KANSAS CITY REGION (816) 655-6254

    LAKES

James A. Reed Area: 75 degrees, high, dingy; channel catfish fair; bluegill fair; largemouth bass fair with better success early and late in the day; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

Montrose: 78 degrees, low, dingy; catfish fair; crappie and black bass slow; fishing pressure light. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Schell-Osage (Atkinson Lake): 73 degrees, low, dingy; catfish and crappie good; all other species fair. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Schell-Osage (Schell Lake): 72 degrees, low, dingy; catfish and crappie good; all other species fair. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Smithville: 76 degrees, clear; catfish fair using shrimp on trotlines; walleye slow using Rattle Traps off the points; largemouth bass slow with some success using topwater lures in the early morning and late evening on the edge of the flooded vegetation; crappie slow with some success using minnows in 10-15 feet of water in the main lake brush piles; white bass fair using topwater lures in the early morning and late evening and using crankbaits during the day off the points; Smithville Lake Spillway: all species slow.

 

(Report made on 9/9/2010)

Truman: 78 degrees, high, dingy; catfish fair using live baits; black bass fair using spinnerbaits and crankbaits; crappie fair on minnows and jigs; white bass fair on jigs and spoons. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Truman Tailwaters: 78 degrees, dingy; catfish fair; white bass fair mornings and evenings; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

    RIVERS

Missouri River: Catfish good using goldfish and chubs. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

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NORTHEAST REGION (660) 785-2420

    LAKES

Hunnewell: 71 degrees, normal, dingy; largemouth bass fair on spinner and Rebel lures; bluegill fair on Beetle Spins; channel catfish good on doughbait and cheese bait; all other species slow.

(Report made on 9/9/2010)

Long Branch: 73 degrees, normal, dingy; channel catfish fair on stinkbaits, worms and cut bait; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Mark Twain: 82 degrees, normal, dingy; crappie fair on minnows and jigs; channel catfish fair on minnows; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Sever: 78 degrees, normal, dingy; bluegill and redear sunfish good on mealworms; black bass good on Rapalas; channel catfish fair on nightcrawlers; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

Thomas Hill: 76 degrees, normal, dingy; crappie fair on tube jigs; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

    RIVERS

Mississippi (above St. Louis): 70 degrees, falling, dingy; channel catfish fair on stinkbait; blue catfish fair on live baits; flathead catfish fair on live baits; carp fair on doughbait; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Salt (below Mark Twain): 76 degrees, high, muddy; channel catfish good on stinkbait; drum good on worms; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

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NORTHWEST REGION (816) 271-3100

    LAKES

Bilby Ranch Lake: 77 degrees, normal, clear; largemouth bass good on crankbaits; channel catfish good on cut bait; all other species fair.
(Report made on 9/8/2010)

Mozingo: 76 degrees, normal, clear; crappie good on jigs or live bait over deep brush; largemouth bass good; channel catfish good; walleye fair along weed lines or main lake points; all other species fair. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

Paho: 72 degrees, falling, dingy; all species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Pony Express: 72 degrees, normal, dingy; channel catfish good on cut bait and chicken liver; crappie good around structures on minnows; all other species fair. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

    RIVERS

Grand: 79 degrees, falling, muddy; channel catfish, flathead catfish and blue catfish good; all other species good. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Missouri (below Iowa line): 79 degrees, high, muddy; all species fair. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

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OZARK REGION (417) 255-9561

    LAKES

Bull Shoals (East): 78 degrees, low, dingy; all species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Norfork: 76 degrees, low, dingy; all species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

    RIVERS

Big Piney (lower, Pulaski Co.): 76 degrees, falling, dingy; smallmouth bass and goggle-eye fair on soft plastic grubs and jigs; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Big Piney (Upper): 74 degrees, low, dingy; all species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Bryant Creek: 70 degrees, low, dingy; all species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Current: 69 degrees, low, clear; all species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Eleven Point: 61 degrees, low, clear; rainbow trout good on minnows, corn and prepared baits. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Gasconade (middle, Pulaski Co.): 77 degrees, falling, muddy; all species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Gasconade (upper): 76 degrees, low, dingy; all species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Jack’s Fork: 64 degrees, low, clear; fishing good on worms and yellow grubs. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

North Fork: 64 degrees, low, clear; all species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

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SOUTHEAST REGION (573) 290-5858

    LAKES

Clearwater Lake: 79 degrees, normal, clear; all species slow.  (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Council Bluff: 81 degrees, normal, clear; channel catfish fair on liver and cut baits after dark; largemouth bass fair on dark colored soft plastics during low light periods; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Cypress Lake: 78 degrees, dingy; bluegill fair; black bass fair; catfish fair; crappie fair though mostly smaller fish are being caught. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Duck Creek: 75 degrees, falling, dingy; all species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Lake Girardeau: normal, all species fair. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Perry County Lake: 82 degrees, normal, clear; catfish fair on liver; all other species slow.  (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Robert DeLaney Lake: channel catfish fair on worms, liver and stinkbaits; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Wappapello: normal, black bass fair on plastic worms and crankbaits; bluegill fair on crickets and worms; crappie fair on minnows and jigs; all other species slow.
Anglers should note the 9” minimum length limit regulation for crappie. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

    RIVERS

Black River (near Annapolis): 70 degrees, low, clear; all species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Castor River (above Zalma): low, clear; all species good. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Lower Black River (Clearwater Dam): normal, black bass fair on topwater lures; walleye fair on crankbaits; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Mississippi (below Charleston): Channel catfish fair on cut baits and worms; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Mississippi River (Cape Girardeau): falling, muddy; all species fair. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

St. Francis (above Wappapello): low, clear; all species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

St. Francis (below Wappapello): 86 degrees, low, muddy; channel catfish good on chicken liver, worms and stinkbaits; flathead catfish good on live goldfish and small sunfish; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

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SOUTHWEST REGION (417) 895-6881

    LAKES

Bull Shoals (West): normal, clear; dam area:  temperature 72; black bass fair on jigs, soft plastics and nightcrawlers; walleye fair on nightcrawlers and trolling; Beaver Creek:  temperature 80; bluegill good on crickets and worms; catfish good on nightcrawlers; black bass fair on soft plastics, jigs and nightcrawlers. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Lake Taneycomo: 50 degrees, normal, clear; upper lake: rainbow trout good on jigs, Rooster Tails, Rogues and flies; lower lake: rainbow trout good on orange, bubblegum or pink/white Power Baits, nightcrawlers and corn. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

Pomme de Terre: 78 degrees, normal, clear; crappie good on minnows in 20’ of water; black bass good on crankbaits in 10’ to 15’ of water; walleye good on crankbaits; catfish good on shad while drifting. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Stockton: 81 degrees, rising, clear; catfish good on worms in upper arms of lake; crappie fair on minnows in deeper water; largemouth bass fair on Texas rigged worms and deep divers. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

Table Rock (James River arm): 80 degrees, normal, clear; black bass fair on watermelon colored soft plastic crayfish and soft plastic worms; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

Table Rock (main lake): 80 degrees, normal, muddy; black bass fair on watermelon colored soft plastic crayfish and soft plastic worms, fish around deep water coves, boat docks and points; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

    RIVERS

Big Niangua: 74 degrees, high, dingy; black bass slow, best on soft plastics and jigs; goggle-eye slow, best on natural baits and soft plastics; trout slow, best on natural baits and Power Baits below Bennett Spring; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/8/2010)

James River (lower): 79 degrees, high, muddy; catfish good on trotlines, fair on nightcrawlers and cut bait with pole and line; black bass slow, best on live bait and Texas rigged plastic worms; bluegill slow, best on crickets and worms. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

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ST. LOUIS REGION (636) 300-1953

    LAKES

Busch Memorial Conservation Area Lake 33: 78 degrees, low, clear; bluegill good on worms; black bass fair on soft plastic baits; catfish slow on chicken liver and stinkbaits; limit 4; please remove litter. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

Busch Memorial Conservation Area Lakes 3, 4, 5, 7, and 24: 78 degrees, low, dingy; channel catfish slow, try chicken livers and stinkbait; limit 4; please remove litter.


(Report made on 9/9/2010)

    RIVERS

Big River: 76 degrees, normal, dingy; catfish fair on worms and liver; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

Bourbeuse (middle, lower, Franklin Co.): 81 degrees, falling, dingy; channel catfish fair on blood baits and cut bait;  all other species slow. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

Meramec (above Sullivan, Crawford Co.): 74 degrees, normal, clear; channel catfish good on bluegill and prepared bait; black bass good on topwater lures and plastic worms; bluegill good on worms; all other species fair. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

Meramec (below Eureka): 74 degrees, low, dingy; channel catfish good on worms and natural baits; black bass fair on crankbaits; crappie fair on minnows; carp good on doughbait; all other species fair. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

Missouri (below New Haven): 78 degrees, falling, muddy; channel catfish fair on natural baits; all other species slow. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

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TROUT PARKS

Bennett Spring State Park: 57 degrees, the spring level is just above normal and off color; best lures: pink and white colored and white colored marabou jigs, bedspread colored and John Deere colored mini jigs; moss colored and brown colored roaches, white colored and brown trout colored Rooster Tails, grey scuds, yellow colored and white colored Power Baits and red colored and white colored Trout Nip, orange plastic worms and white colored and easter egg colored glo balls.  September fishing hours are 7:30 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.
We will be cutting weeds September 21 and 22.  We will begin around 8:00 a.m. and finish by 3:00 p.m. each day. (Report made on 9/9/2010)

Maramec Spring Park: 57 degrees, rising, the water is clear with good flow; fishing early in the morning is producing the best fishing; pink, white, and orange doughbait is working well; green and white rubber leg jigs have been effective. Whistle hours for Sept. are 7:30 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.  (Report made on 9/9/2010)

Montauk State Park: 59 degrees, the river level is normal for this time of year and steady as of 7:30 a.m. on September 9th. The water is clear. Fishing is good on all baits with the best fishing in the morning and evening hours.

 

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