ILLINIOS: Clinton Lake – Bass Caught with white & Shad Colored Spinnerbaits

WATER CONDITIONS:
Lake levels are 2.75 feet above normal pool with lower water temperatures due to the rainfall and weather conditions. The upper arm is clowdy, but the water is clearer near the marina. Water levels are 1.5 feet above the lower handicap ramp near the spillway. The water level is dropping.

CRAPPIE
Slow to Poor this week: clowdy water conditions and the weather changes have slowed fishing activity.

LARGEMOUTH BASS
Good: Smaller sized fish are being caught on the main lake with white and shad colored spinnerbaits.

STRIPED BASS
Good: Look for fish at the spillway with a jig, minnow, or liver.

WALLEYE
Good: Anglers finding fish at the spillway with a jig tipped with a minnow.

CHANNEL CATFISH
Good: Fish off the banks with stink bait under a bobber 5 feet deep.

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