Fishing Report for BUCHANAN

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Date Report
Oct 1, 2014 Water murky; 80–84 degrees; 31.34’ low. Black bass are fair on green pumpkin soft plastics, Pop–R’s, and shad flukes along deeper creek points and ledges in 6–15 feet at daylight. Striped bass are fair on plastic swim baits on the surface at first light, and drifting or free lining live bait near the dam. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on chartreuse Curb’s crappie jigs and live minnows. Channel catfish are fair on shrimp. Yellow and blue catfish are good on rod/reel, juglines and trotlines baited with goldfish and perch upriver.

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