Steve & Lisa Spencer give tips and conditions for local fishing holes in Saline County in this column. See more info about Steve and Lisa at the end.
Saline River – Bass have been doing excellent at the spillway off of brooder minnows and zing tails and beetle spins. Crappie been good on crappie minnows, Kalin’s 2″ grubs in the color Tennessee shad. Catfish being caught off of frozen cut baits, goldfish and night crawlers. Bream been picking up on crickets and red worms, wax worms.
Sunset Lake – It has still been good on catfishing. People are still catching them on fresh chicken livers, night crawlers, minnows and stink bait. Crappie has been good also with some catching up to a dozen or so good eaters using crappie minnows. Bream being caught off of crickets and red worms and 1/16 oz brown rock hoppers. Bass have been good on Zoom trick worms and baby brush hogs.
Lake Norrell – This lake has been hot on crappie! They have been catching them on all sizes small, medium and also pink crappie minnows, Kalin’s 2″ grubs, in the colors Arkansas shad, Tenneessee shad and rainbow trout have been doing on catching the crappie. Bream been biting on crickets. Bass have been biting spinner baits, Zoom trick worms and baby brush hogs. Catfish been hitting fresh chicken livers, night crawlers, black salty’s and bait shrimp.
Bishop Park Ponds -Bass have been caught off of bass minnows and brooder minnows. Crappie have done fair off of crappie minnows, lately they are just catching small ones though. Bream good off of crickets. Catfish off of fresh chicken livers, cut bait and bait shrimp.
Lake Winona – This lake that usually has like up to 3 boats on it at a time has recently been discovered. Where there is water people are going to try out their skills of fishing. And trying to find a place where no one goes is hard to do, especially since all of this covid-19. Crappie have been good on crappie minnows and bass minnows. Catfish good on bait shrimp and night crawlers. Bream fair on crickets and red worms. Bass been hitting trick worms, crank baits and beetle spins.
Steve & Lisa Spencer have owned Lisa’s Bait Shop at 2112 Watts Road in Benton since 1985. They are happy to serve you 7 days of the week. Click image below to visit them on Facebook.