Somerville Fishing Report
- Feb 22, 2024
- FAIR. Water stained; 54 degrees; 0.33 feet below pool. Catfish and crappie are fair, bluegill are slow on minnows, worms, and stink bait at Somerville Marina early morning. Black Bass are fair in 6-10 feet of water hitting shad colored crankbaits, and jerk baits. Crappie are slow on the main lake brush piles and pilings in 14 feet of water and piling, but the best bite is up the creeks that are now full of water biting minnows and very small jigs. Catfish are scattered in 6-12 feet of water. Larger catfish are fair in deep water drifting and on jug lines baited with shad or cut bait. White bass are slow in the lake, but the bite is fast up the creeks using Pet spoons and jigs. Hybrids are fair with fish schooling, and along the shoreline in the Dam and Welch Park area using cut bait and 2 ounce jigs. The water clarity is stained with trashy grass mixed in from run off. Report by Weldon Kirk, Fish Tales Guide Service.
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