Greers Ferry Fishing Report – June 22, 2016
As of Wednesday, the Army Corps of Engineers reports the lake’s elevation at 461.85 feet msl (normal conservation pool – 461.44 msl).
(updated 6-22-2016) Tommy Cauley of Fish Finder Guide Service said lake biologists opened the rearing pond on the lake Monday, turning the thread fin shad lose in the lake that they had turned lose in it to spawn, which should populate the middle part of the lake with shad real well.
The black bass fishing is going good with a few fish shallow and a few still in between and headed out deep as the water warms. Some schooling is still going on in various parts of the lake with the black bass, and even some are following underneath the hybrids for an easy meal. Try Texas rigged worms, rigs and football heads for the deeper fish, spinnerbaits and small crankbaits for the shallow fish and a shaky head for the fish in between.
The crappie are good in the pole timber and over brush piles suspended 15-25 feet deep and can be caught on minnows and jigs or a combination of both.
The catfish are eating well all over the lake on a variety of baits and methods.
The walleye are in 15-28 feet of water; try dragging crawlers and/or crankbaits for the best results.
The bream are eating well on small crankbaits, in-line spinners, crickets and crawlers in 1-20 feet of water.
The hybrid and white bass are eating well on and off during the day with early morning and late evening being the best. Some good action is going on through the middle of the day, though.