Large mouth bass are still fair and these fish can be caught with frog style baits and grass jigs. Try moss flats and points for best results. Texas rigged worms; grape, strawberry and red bug colors are working well fished after dark on main lake and secondary points. Spotted bass are good on live crawfish fished near brush 20 28 feet deep.

Walleye are good with reports of these fish still being caught near brush piles on main lake points. Silver jigging spoons are working best in water depths 25 35 feet deep.

Stripers are still fair on live bait; gizzard shad or big trot-line minnows are still the bait of choice. These fish are located around main lake points and rock bluffs near or in the river channels on eastern end of the lake.

Bream are still very good and are being caught around structure with crickets or worms. Try main lake and secondary points 20 28 feet deep.

Crappie are fair and being caught over brush piles. Try deep pockets and standing timber 18 - 35 feet deep. Minnows or jigging spoons seem to work best.

Catfish are still good and being caught on cut bait, night-crawlers and live bait. Try pockets and moss flats 15 25 feet deep.

Fish Species: Bass
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Water Depth: 570.97
Water Temperature: 84 - 88 degrees
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Company: Hugh Albright Fishing Guide Services

Area Reporting: Lake Ouachita

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