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Had not been to Reelfoot in years. A group of 6 of us hired a guide for the first day. We were able to boat 31 crappie. All of the conditions have to be right on this lake to catch fish. The next 3 da... [more]

Welcome to Douglas Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Douglas Lake water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
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Species: Crappie
Fishing Rating: 2
Water Temperature: 40
crappie bite great sat. slow sunday 6 ft. deep lots of 9 in. fish not many keepers
Species: Crappie
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
"crappie fishing is picking up on douglas in the creeks, crappie are been caught in muddy creek and McGuire creek under floats and trolling jigs tiped with a minners the fish is at 13 feet deep over 30 feet of water ,water temp is 54 degrees and every clear ."
Douglas Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
Douglas Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- you should try a black and silver crank bait or a lucky craft gold tennessee shad color

Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Douglas Lake at 52 degree water temperature this is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. Largemouth bass will be feeding at this water temperature but will be much harder to catch. On Sunny warm afternoons its a great time to throw a crank bait, jigs or slow roll a spinnerbait at 5-10 foot on sunny points and drops off of sunny flats. Largemouth Bass will move into warm water on warm sunny days.
Douglas Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the water temperature at 52 degrees smallmouth bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Smallmouth bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It's time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Douglas Lake Crappie Rating:
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- My dad & I put in at indian creek Sat & Sun caught our limit in 3 hours both days using minnows on a
green hook about 10 ft deep average size was around 12 inches we where on the water at day break
fishing is great right now good luck all
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie should be getting ready to spawn. Stay out in deeper water and look for schools. Schooling shad will be harder to find with this water temperature so when you find it, stay on it. Crappie schools will be breaking up quite a bit getting ready for the spawn. Also try fishing shallower with small crank baits and spinners on the warm banks with direct sunlight. This is a great time to be on the water.
Douglas Lake Walleye Rating:
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye spawn is in full swing now. With Walleye spawning grounds generally on gravel and rocky bottoms and preferring clean water. Try throwing reaction type baits up in the shallows. Rip-Rap, damns, rocky bottom points are perfect to hit. Try fishing some faster crank baits and spinners this time of year. As always fall back to the standard walleye fishing tactics, but it won?t hurt bringing out the bass gear in search for spawning walleyes. In this water temperature, always be safe on the water.
Douglas Lake Catfish Rating:
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Douglas Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Spotted bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It?s time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Douglas Lake White Bass Rating:
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Douglas Lake Striped Bass Rating:
Douglas Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Use jitterbugs with a slow and jerky retrieve. If using a crankbait, make sure to leave a 6-8 second pause
in your retrieve.

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Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

New Moon fishing can be at its best. The gravitational pull on the earth is at its peak when the moon and sun are rising and setting at the same time of day. This combination can generate extraordinary fishing opportunities especially if combined with perfect weather variances. The new moon may have the fish extremely aggressive and actively hunting for food. Try fishing a little faster today and with several different baits and techniques. When fish are more aggressive, its always fun to fish a little more aggressive. Watch the peak fishing times and make sure you are on the water during that part of the day to take full advantage of today?s solar/lunar peaks. Have a great day!


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