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Lake Red Rock Reservoir Fishing Reports

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Have fun checking all the info below and let's swap info. We'd hope to hear from you too.

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Coming down to fish and camp maybe late April. Any information about fishing would be great. Assuming just panfish are chasable during that time.

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Crappie fishing is slow with a few fish being caught in 3 foot of water or less. The fish being caught are good sized from 10 to 12 inches.

Because of the heavy rains fishing has generally slowed in the past week. Should really help it pick-up in the next week or so when things settle out.

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White Bass - Excellent: The white bass bite is excellent trolling crankbaits with black/silver color combinations to imitate shad. The better fish are 15 to 17 inches.

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White Bass - Fair: White bass are being caught below the Roberts Creek spillway.

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White Bass - Fair: White bass are being caught below the Roberts Creek spillway. Crappie - Fair: Some crappie are being caught in Whitebreast fishing over the top of brush in 10 to 15 feet of water.

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Channel Catfish - Good: The channel catfish bite is good using fresh cut bait. White Bass - Good: Good reports are coming still from anglers that are fishing above the mile long bridge and up the Teter Creek arm. White bass are being picked by covering water and trolling crankbaits. There was excellent shad reproduction this year. On calm days look for gulls and/or shad breaking the surface. Wiper (Hybrid Striped Bass) - Good: Anglers fishing white bass that are busting shad are also hooking into good numbers of wipers.

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Channel Catfish - Good: The channel catfish bite is good using fresh cut bait. White Bass - Good: Good reports are coming still from anglers that are fishing above the mile long bridge and up the Teter Creek arm. White bass are being picked by covering water and trolling crankbaits. There was excellent shad reproduction this year. On calm days look for gulls and/or shad breaking the surface. Wiper (Hybrid Striped Bass) - Good: Anglers fishing white bass that are busting shad are also hooking into good numbers of wipers.

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White Bass - Good: Good reports are coming still from anglers that are fishing above the mile long bridge and up the Teter Creek arm. White bass are being picked by covering water and trolling crankbaits. There was excellent shad reproduction this year. On calm days look for gulls and/or shad breaking the surface. Crappie - Fair: Crappie are being caught early in the morning at the Roberts Creek dam using minnows or small tube jigs. Wiper (Hybrid Striped Bass) - Good: Anglers fishing white bass that are busting shad are also hooking into good numbers of wipers.

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White Bass - Good: Good reports are still coming from anglers that are trolling near the bridges, fishing above the mile long bridge and up the Teter Creek arm. White bass are being picked by covering water and trolling crankbaits. Sunny days seem to be far more productive. There was excellent shad reproduction this year. On calm days look for gulls and/or shad breaking the surface. Crappie - Fair: Crappie are being caught early in the morning at the Roberts Creek dam using minnows or small tube jigs. Wiper (Hybrid Striped Bass) - Good: Anglers fishing white bass that are busting shad are also hooking into good numbers of wipers.

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White Bass - Good: Good reports are still coming from anglers that are trolling near the bridges, fishing above the mile long bridge and up the Teter Creek arm. White bass are being picked by covering water and trolling crankbaits. Sunny days seem to be far more productive. There was excellent shad reproduction this year. On calm days look for gulls and/or shad breaking the surface. Crappie - Fair: Crappie are being caught early in the morning at the Roberts Creek dam using minnows or small tube jigs. Wiper (Hybrid Striped Bass) - Good: Anglers fishing white bass that are busting shad are also hooking into good numbers of wipers.

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The reservoir draw-down is currently in progress and the lake level may drop more than one foot per day until desired level is reached for maintenance work. Boaters should use caution as they may not be able to boat where they had a day before. Channel Catfish - Good: Catfishing on Red Rock is the best it’s been all year. Drifting cut bait is working best. White Bass - Excellent: The best white bass fishing right now is occurring below the Red Rock spillway throwing anything from jig and twisters, crankbaits, or spoons. Some white bass are still being caught at the Roberts Creek spillway, but decreased flow from Roberts Creek has slowed the fishing at this location.

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White Bass - Fair: The white bass bite is still good right now below the spillway throwing anything from jig and twisters, crankbaits, or spoons. Crappie - Fair: Anglers fishing minnows under a bobber or small jigs below the spillway in slack water are picking up some crappie. Walleye - Slow: Anglers are picking up some walleyes below the spillway with jig and twisters or jig and minnow. Most have been on the smaller side, but some good fish are mixed in.

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How is the fishing in August (land fishing)? My brother and I plan to come down in August 12 to do some wiper fishing, along with with some cats. Is it to late in the season for wipers? Also is there any camp ground that is on the lake, or close by? Any information would be helpful. We live in MN, we don't want to drive 5 hours just to get skunk. So again any information would be much appreciated. Thanks. laugh

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