Fishing action heating up statewide

With recent rainfall and warmer weather, fishing for crappie and white bass is heating up statewide. These species are beginning their annual spawning routines by moving into shallower water, making them easily accessible to bank anglers.

Are you looking for activities to keep your family from going stir crazy in this time of social distancing? Grab the rods, hit your local waters, and fill your dinner plates and freezer with some tasty fish. The Outdoors Are Always Open!

During these trying times, more than ever, we want to help you and your family have fishing success. Not only is fishing a great way to practice social distancing, but it is therapeutic for the mind. It’s a fun-filled activity that creates lasting memories for families and an easy way to provide a meal.

While each body of water may differ in the best lures or baits to use, here are a few tried-and-true tips that are good across the board for catching fish on artificial lures. Of course, a live minnow fished at depth with a weight or with a bobber is an excellent alternative to any of these artificial lure suggestions:




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