Weiss Lake Alabama Fishing Report By Mark Collins Guide Service



February 27th 2008


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Bass fishing is Fair and some Bass have started staging on main lake and secondary points and riprap banks in the bays, Rat L Traps and the New Gizz4 crankbait are awesome baits to catch these aggressive staging Bass. Flipping a 3/8 ounce, brown crawfish pattern jig on riprap banks in the bays as the sun warms the rocks is a good technique to catch these prespawn fish. Spotted bass can be caught in Little River on any deep rocky banks, a Senko or Zoom 4 inch Ring Worm in green pumkin is working well.

Crappie fishing is Great and good numbers with a lot of limits of fish are being caught spider trolling Jiffy Jigs in 1/16 ounce in colors JJ17, JJ20, JJ25, JJ26 and JJ34 www.jiffyjigs.com on 6 pound test Ande line at .8-1 mph In 8-20 feet of water of the bays of the upper and lower lake. Look for these suspended Crappie with your electronics and adjust your trolling speed untill you get your jigs running within a foot of the depth you see the fish holding. The piers at JR's Marina are producing a lot of Crappie casting jigs and minnows under floats 5-7 feet deep.

Striper fishing is Fair and the Stripers are starting to move up the Coosa River for the spawning run. Fishing live Shad or cut Shad on or near the bottom in the main Coosa River from Poole's Ferry to Mayo's Lock and Dam is a great way to catch these fish as they move up river for the spawn. The warm water discharge from Plant Hammond near the Hwy. 100 bridge always holds some good fish from February thru early March. Trolling a 1/8 or 1/4 ounce jig with a 3 inch grub or sassy shad on 8 or 10 pound test line in the main Coosa River from Poole's Ferry to Mayo's Lock and Dam is a great way to catch the smaller 2-6 pound schooling stripers.

Catfish are biting Great. Catfish are being caught all over the lake. Target the marinas where all the crappie are being cleaned as the discarded waste draws in the big Blue cats. The docks at JR's Marina are producing some 20-50 pound Blues and a few Flatheads on Crappie heads most every night. Make sure to use a good quality fishing line I suggest Ande line in at least 25 pound test. These big Catfish are strong and will fight very hard in the cooler winter months.

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Thank you and have fun fishing.

Mark Collins

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About The Author: Captain Mark Collins

Company: Mark Collins Guide Service

Area Reporting: Weiss Lake Alabama

Bio: With over 36 years of experience fishing this lake and more than 12 years as a professional guide with a proven record of CATCHING FISH I can assure you of a quality trip.For a fishing trip of a lifetime come fish with me on world famous Weiss Lake Alabama the Crappie Capital of the World !

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