Melvern Reservoir Fishing Report

Species Rating Size Baits, Method, & Location
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Crappie Fair 0.33-0.75 lbs Fish being caught on jigs and minnows over brush.  Still lots of small fish being caught.
Channel catfish Fair 1-5 lbs Using cut, minnows and worms.
Black bass Fair-Good 0.5-3 lbs Using jigs and crank baits along rocky banks.
General Comments
Lake level was 0.95' below normal, release = 0 cfs, and temperature = 61 on October 28.  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.