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Spring Dale Hollow Lake fishing report April 2015

Bite Has been Good on Dale last week and will get stronger as the water Temp get's up just a bit. With our weather being the way it has been it has been a hunt and it changes often. The smallmouth are moving on a pre spawn pattern for sure. Post more soon.

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Dale Hollow Lake Fishing Report / Forcast April 17, 2014

May is an exciting month on Dale Hollow Lake because it starts my post spawn season. This is a good time to catch nice bass around the willows on the flats and in the creeks around various types of structure. Flukes are a good bait of choice and also I use swim baits, jerk baits and spinner baits. We start night fishing mid to late May for small mouth and also walleye on the rock walls. This pattern usually starts in the month of May, which can be a good day or night pattern. Water temp will be running mid 60's, possibly high 60's during the month of May depending on our weather forecast....

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Fishing report Dale Hollow Lake March 19, 2014

The spring season is starting to play a major roll in the prespawn bite on Dale Hollow now. Our water temp is ranging from mid 40's to low 50's depending on location in the lake. Nice large mouth are being caught using Alabama rigs and swimbaits in locations like edges of flats, close to deep water and gradual tapered points. Nice fish have been caught at the ends of trees and backs of creeks in cover along the shore line in the 10-12 feet range. Small mouth bass have been following the deeper water at the edges of flats and suspending along rock walls next to pockets. Bait choice is Red Hotlips,...

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Dale Hollow Lake Fishing Report February 19, 2014

As we know our winter has been somewhat colder than our past few years. Cold weather techniques will prevail such as jigs, float n' fly, and tail spinners. Remember to fish your bait choices somewhat slow due to the cold temperatures. A good tip is because we might receive some warm days, it takes the water temperature a longer period to respond. Fish locations have been main lake pockets and secondary points and back in creeks. You need to check for water temperature changes and fish the warmest water you can find, which controls the shad movement. Bass will always relate to their food source....

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Dale Hollow Lake Fishing Report January 19, 2014

We have had some extremely cold weather this winter on Dale Hollow. The fishing has been maintaining a decent average on the fish bite. Mid lake has been somewhat slow, but during the period right after the extreme cold days we had smallmouth move up shallow for a few days. Bite was good on swim baits, pearl white in color. Large mouth were also shallow, locations needed to be where channels meet shallow flats. Most of the locations in the creeks were spotty due to area's the shad were. If you can locate decent shad balls, generally you could locate decent bass in them areas. Jigs are fair...

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Dale Hollow Lake Fishing Report October 21, 2013

Water temp currently on Dale Hollow, mid lake has been running in the high 60's to low 70's. Water temp, which we all know controls the bite and location of bait. I have been finding fish located at the ends of flats next to deep water, approx 12-25 feet deep. They have been decent on swim baits, spinner baits have been effective on lay down cover and channels. Shad are migrating more sore back in the creeks and small mouth are starting to follow shad. Drop shots with finesse worms have been working on spots, large mouth and some small mouth, watermelon red flake has been my bait of choice....

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Fishing report August 20, 2013 Dale Hollow Lake

Bite is still good at night time. Smallmouth are running in the depth ranges of 12 to 20 feet, the larger fish seem to be at the deeper range. I am using jigs 1/4oz Brown/Orange in color. I am catching several large mouth in creeks and in backs of pockets on river channels. Another technique that is working this time of year, I have been running a spinner bait at grass edges and top of weed beds. Use dark color spinner baits with nickel Colorado blades, 3/4oz has been my weight choice. Texas rigging Strawberry 10 inch worms will produce some nice large mouth during the remainder of this month...

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Dale Hollow Lake Fishing Report / Forcast May 14, 2013

Fishing Forecast 5/14/13 Largemouth bass have been holding around flooded bushes and wood cover, this will continue throughout the late spring and earl summer. Early morning and late afternoon use top water. Worms and brush hogs work really well for these species. Smallmouth bite is leaning toward and late afternoon and early morning. We are fastly approaching night patterns for smallmouth due to the warming temp and increased boat traffic. Hair jigs, spinnerbaits are by bait of choice. This continues throughout the summer, the depth is a critical part as water temp increases the dept...

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Dale Hollow Lake Fishing Report

Lake & Date Dale Hollow Lake 4/23/13 Reported by Guide’s Name & Contact info: Bobby Gentry 270-427-0419 www.bobbygentry.com bgentry@scrtc.com Species Caught – Smallmouth Bass and Largemouth Fishing Activity of each species caught: Largemouth has been fair to good, Smallmouth slow due bedding fish and drastic temp changes. Vicinity: Largemouth – backs of creeks in pockets and up the rivers. Smallmouth – secondary points to mid-lake flats. Structure/Cover Largemouth – trees and submerged brush and cover. Smallmouth – gravel points in the creeks and gravel and mud flats...

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Dale Hollow Lake fishing report 4-9-13

Lake & Date Dale Hollow Lake 4/9/13 Reported by Guide’s Name & Contact info: Bobby Gentry 270-427-0419 www.bobbygentry.com bgentry@scrtc.com Species Caught – Smallmouth Bass and Largemouth Fishing Activity of each species caught: Fair, improving with warmer water conditions. Vicinity: Creeks and flats, depth range of 12-15 feet Structure/Cover Brush and grass beds Technique: swim baits, crank baits in shad patterns, some jigs in brush piles. Depth Fish Caught: Largemouth 8-10 feet and Smallmouth 10-20 feet. Lure/Bait:. Swimbaits, Big Hammer/smally chaser, Punisher rubber...

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