Greers Ferry Lake Fishing Report – June 7, 2017

As of Wednesday, the Army Corps of Engineers reports the lake’s elevation at 470.29 feet msl (normal conservation pool: 462.04 msl).

(updated 6-7-2017) Tommy Cauley of Fishfinder Guide Service (501-940-1318) said the water level at Greers Ferry Lake is at 470.20 feet and rising from recent rains. It is 7.66 feet above normal pool of 462.54 feet. It should start falling back down with in a couple of more days from generation.

All species of fish are eating it up.

The walleye are not as consistent as the rest, but that is the nature of the species. Try using crawlers on harness rigs, drop-shots and jigheads on rocky flats in 12-25 feet of water; if you catch one, more will be close.

The bream are bedding again with this moon coming and can be caught on small crankbaits, topwater poppers on fly rods, crawlers and crickets.

The catfish are eating all over the lake on a lot of different baits and presentations. The flat heads are spawning this month, so get out and fish for the most under-fished species on the lake.

The crappie are in the old brush line and in the pole timber, suspended for the most part, and around some brush piles that are the right depth, in 12-25 feet of water. Use jigs and jigs tipped with minnows for the best results.

The black bass are eating up shallow out to 42 feet. Shallow fish will eat buzzbaits, spinnerbaits, frogs and small crankbaits, while the deeper fish will eat a lot of different baits on the ball and chain and a football head.

The hybrid and white bass bite is going super strong, especially for big hybrids. A lot of fish in the 15-20 feet depth range are eating well. Try in-line spinners and spoons for your best catches.

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