April 17, 2015
LAKE ALLATOONA IS DOWN 7.1 FEET, STAINED & LOW 60’S DEGREES
This Allatoona Bass Fishing report is by Matt Driver, www.proanglerradio.com
Bass fishing is great. Lots of fishing being caught. The worm and jig bite has been solid. Finesse worms like the 6inch big bite squirrel tail and big bite trick stick in green pumpkin. The soft plastic jerk bait is on fire. The alewife 5 inch jerk minnow fisher on a 1/8 on 3/0 jig head on 12lb fluorocarbon is the ticket. Pea gravel and red clay bank on the north end of the lake are most productive. The spawn is in all phases right now from prespawn, spawning and even post spawn. We look for top water to pick up soon.
Line side fishing is very good. The rivers are really starting to show signs of live. The white bass are at the end of their run. And the hybrids and stripers are starting their spawn migration run up both rivers. The lake is still fishing well and there are still a lot of fish in the main lake. And for people like me that do feel comfortable in skinny water, this is great news. Thread fin shad has been the bait of choose both on the rivers and on the main lake. Planner boards and free lines are working best on the main lake fished in the mouth of the creeks. A long with small pockets off the main lake. The river bite is basically the same. But add a couple of cut bait lines with your spread. Fishing should hit its peak in the next week.
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