Melvern Reservoir Fishing Report

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
       
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Crappie Poor-Good 0.33-0.75 lbs Vertically fishing 1/22 oz ice jigs, 1/12 castmaster spoons, and 1/32 oz hair jigs.  Colors variable, but chartreuse and silver have been working well.  Best action within 3 feet of bottom.  Bite has been erratic, some days white hot, other days super slow. 
General Comments
Lake mostly open,  Jan 30 lake level was 1.89' below normal, release = 20 cfs, temp = 37.  Melvern Reservoir has Zebra Mussels, Remember to clean, drain, and dry your boat and fishing equipment when leaving the lake to keep from spreading them to other lakes.