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Weedless Bait Tips
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The Dale Hollow Reservoir is a reservoir situated on the Kentucky/Tennessee border. The lake is formed by the damming of the Obey River, 7.3 miles (12 km) above its juncture with the Cumberland River at river mile 380. Portions of the lake also cover the Wolf River. It is also the site of Dale Hollow Lake State Park on the north (Kentucky) side. The lake is also used recreationally. Water sports are moderately popular, especially water skiing. Wakeboarding and tubing are two more water sports that can be seen regularly. The main recreational use is fishing.
Thursday May 9th 2013
Fishing is fair across the lake. Largemouth bass are striking top water lures and live baits. Shellcrackers are being caught on nightcrawlers in 8-10 feet of water in the brush.
Monday Apr 29th 2013
Fishing is good. Water temperature is 63 degrees; lake is rising. Several largemouth are being caught on floating worms and jigs while fishing willows in the creeks. Crappie fishing is slow with a few fish being caught around the willows with minnows in 2 feet of water. Several bluegill and shellcrackers are being caught on night crawlers while fishing pockets in 5 feet of water.
Wednesday Apr 17th 2013
Fishing is good. Water temperature is 59 degrees; lake is rising. Several bass are being caught on spinnerbaits, jigs, and jerkbaits,while fishing shallow cover in 2-to-10 feet of water. Smallmouth fishing is fair while fishing swimbaits on main lake flats in 10-to-15 feet of water. Crappie fishing is good while fishing minnows in willow bushes in the backs of the creeks in 2 feet of water. Several nice shellcrackers and bluegill are being caught on nightcrawlers while fishing in front of the willows in 5 feet of water.
Saturday Apr 13th 2013
Smallmouth bass are being caught on minnows along with swim and jerk baits. Walleye are being caught on jerk baits.
Thursday Mar 28th 2013
from The Tennessean
Smallmouth bass bite is steady on swim and jerk baits. Some largemouth are striking swim and creature baits along with cranks and spinners in the grass and also in deep water. Crappie are being caught in about 15 feet of water on minnows and jigs.
Monday Mar 11th 2013
Water temperature is 46 degrees above Lily Dale; lake is rising. Largemouth fishing is fair while using jigs and spinnerbait around shallow cover on secondary points. Smallmouth fishing is slow with a few fish being caught on jigs and live bait when fishing in 15 feet of water on creek channel banks.
Thursday Feb 28th 2013
Smallmouth bass bite is steady on swim baits and jigs. Some largemouth are starting to be caught on cranks in deep water. Crappie bite is decent on small minnows and jigs.
Saturday Nov 24th 2012
Fishing is fair. Water temperature is 58 degrees; lake is falling. A few smallmouth are being caught on jigs and spinners fishing points in 20-to-30 feet of water on the main lake. Crappie fishing is fair, while fishing minnows and jigs in the upper end of the lake in 15 feet of water.