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Dec 5, 2009

Air Temperature: Low of 26°F, High of 40°F
Water Temperature: 52°F and falling
Water Elevation: 355 (354 winter pool)
Water Clarity: 5’ to 6’ visibility (green stain)

I haven’t fished for four days now, but the last day I fished (November 29), here was our catch: forty-three nice slab crappies, one hefty largemouth well over five pounds, two spunky smallmouth around three pounds, a couple other fat largemouth around four pounds apiece, about fifteen nice yellow bass, a few chunky bluegill, and a big ole’ catfish. Oh, yeah, and a partridge in a pear tree!! (Haha...forgive me.)

It’s been colder these past few days, but I’m certain the fish are biting. I just can’t make up my mind what to do; should I work around the yard, go hunting, go Christmas shopping, or go fishing?!?! Decisions, is never boring here on Kentucky Lake!!!

To view pictures of recent catches,

Notes on the Action: Catching quite a few smallmouth and some fat largemouth
What to Use: Jerk baits, jigs, Carolina rigs, spoons
Where to Fish: Bluff banks, secondary points in the front half of bays, main lake points, ledges, bottom of creek channels
Good Depth: Anywhere from 8’ to 25’

Notes on the Action: Very good at the moment when in the right location
What to Use: 3/32-oz. hair jigs in chartreuse, blue, and green
Where to Fish: Chunk rock deep banks and ledges
Good Depth: 8’ to 18’

Notes on the Action: Currently finding them in large schools
What to Use: Wax worms, night crawlers, or small jigs
Where to Fish: Main lake ledges
Good Depth: 15’ to 25’

Notes on the Action: Pretty good around the canal, or so I hear
What to Use: 1/4-oz. jigs with minnows
Where to Fish: Main lake creek and river channel points
Good Depth: 30’ to 40’

Notes on the Action: Finding yellow bass, white bass, and stripers
What to Use: Spoons, silver buddies, curly tail jigs, soft jerk baits, minnows
Where to Fish: Ledges or deep points on or near the main lake
Good Depth: 16’ to 23’

Notes on the Action: Catchable if done right
What to Use: Cut bait, night crawlers, minnows
Where to Fish: River channel
Good Depth: 30’ to 50’

As you can see, Kentucky Lake’s got plenty of action right now. If you want a piece of it, don’t hesitate give me a call at (877) 354-6017.

Thanks for reading my report and...

Happy holidays to you!!!

Capt. Kirk out.

11442 US Hwy 68 East   Benton, KY  42025
270-354-6017 or 877-354-6017