Fishing Report for BUCHANAN

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Date Report
Aug 27, 2014 Water murky; 82–86 degrees; 29.90’ low. Black bass are good on white Curb’s buzzbaits, watermelon Skip–N–Pop topwaters, and weightless Texas rigged purple flake Whacky Sticks in 5–15 feet. Striped bass are fair on topwaters or Rat–L–Traps at first light, and drifting live bait. White bass are fair trolling Shad Raps and jigging Pirk Minnows and Tiny Traps over rock piles in 20–30 feet. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs over brush piles. Channel catfish are good on live bait and dipbait. Yellow and blue catfish are good on juglines and trotlines baited with goldfish and perch.

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