Indiana Fishing Report 6/10/2011 The Weekend Report

Dogwood Lake is reporting a fair bite for panfish. Crappie are just about done spawning and moving into deeper water. A good bite for bluegill. Bass are hitting on plastics.

Raccoon reservoir: Some nice stripers being caught trolling.

Farm Ponds: Ponds and pits have been good for bluegill and crappie. Crappie are in 3 to 15 feet deep water being taken on bobber and minnows, beetle spins, and small straight line spinners. A few nice bass being taken on jig & pig, and plastic baits. Bluegill and bass are on the beds. A few channel catfish being taken on nightcrawlers.

Ohio River: Channel catfish are being taken in good numbers all along the river. Try chicken livers, shrimp, or night crawlers fished on the bottom.
Anglers have been catching hybrid striped bass and white bass using cut skipjack or live shad. Successful artificial baits included white jigs with a three-inch twister tail. Sauger fishing has been fair with average catches ranging from eight to 14 inches. Water clarity has been murky at times during rainfall events.

Greene-Sullivan State Forest Lakes: Fishing has been good for a mixed bag of fish. Bluegill, crappie and bass are being taken. Fish have spawned and are getting into summer patterns. Some nice catches of bluegill are being taken.

*White River: A few channel catfish being taken on cut bait and shad guts. A few smallmouth being taken between Waverly and Martinsville.
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Hardy Lake: A good bite for bluegill using bee moth.

Cagles Mill Lake, (Lieber SRA), Cataract Lake: FLOODING UPDATE 6/9: Due to recent heavy rains, all boat ramps at Lieber SRA (Cagles Mill Lake) are currently CLOSED. Please contact Lieber SRA for more specific information. Thank you.

Sullivan Lake Lots of crappie being caught. Take plenty of bug repellent. Bugs are bad.


Patoka Lake: FLOODING NOTE 6/6: All boat ramps and campgrounds are now OPEN. The ADA fishing pier, beach, and main hiking area remain CLOSED at this time. Please check back for updates, or contact the property directly for more specific questions. Thank you for your patience.

Monroe Lake: Some big stripers being taken by trolling. Walleye fishing is slow. Bluegill are on the nest. Bass are being taken on outside weedlines on crankbaits and plastics. FLOODING UPDATE 6/9: There are still some campsites and shelters that remain CLOSED at Monroe Lake. All boat ramps are now OPEN. Please contact the reservation line to inquire about campsite availability at 1-866-622-6746. For more specific information about property conditions, please contact the property office directly at 1-812-837-9546. Thank you for your patience as the flooding situation continues to improve.*
Good Fishing Everyone
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