WHO WANTS TO LEARN ALL THE SEASONAL PATTERNS ON LANIER?
Don’t Miss my upcoming Seminar – The “Jim’inar”. A Year on Lanier – Learn the approach, techniques, and lures needed to catch fish on Lanier in all seasons from 3 experts offering 70 combined years of Lanier fishing experience! This event will provide a fantastic overview of the how’s and where’s you need to stay on ’em all year long. Also, we will be hosting a High School Panel Interview to help provide the High School Angling community important information and direction for success! Sausage Gravy and Biscuits to start the day, 15 Vendor Tables to visit and enjoy, former Brave Mark Wohlers meeting, greeting, and signing autographs, plenty of raffles and door prizes, giveaways, lots of fishing talk, and overall an AWESOME way to start the new year. I hope you make plans to join us for an incredible event!!! Register here: https://jimboonlanier.com/jimbo-seminar/
Water Temp – 53 degrees
Water Level – .6 feet below full pool
The lake now stands at .6 feet below full pool. The main lake is fairly clear, and the creeks are stained and have become more so in some areas. Things are about to change however with all the rain we are receiving this weekend. I am sure the surface temperature will drop further, and the rivers will certainly muddy, as will the creeks stain again. The lower lake should maintain decent clarity.
This is a great time to learn the deep timber bite with a spoon, worm, and jig, as well as the SuperSpin fishing in the ditches. Here are my open dates for December: 11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29, 30, 31. Give me a call and let’s fish!
The Bite is Good!
The spoon bite has remained good this past week. Look in the 35-55 ft range for the spoon fish, but that can change any day in terms of the depth they are holding based on the bait. Look for the fish to be tighter to the timber on sunny days, and roaming more on the flat areas in those deep ditches on cloudy days. We have also still been working shallower rocky points with a jig and worm in the mornings and sometimes throughout the day. These slower presentations are becoming good options out in the ditches as well. We are catching some worm and jig fish in the 20-30 foot range, but I will say the presence of rock seems to be a key. The creek ditches are holding some fish now in shallower water and we have been catching some on the SuperSpin down in the ditches on some days – so count that bite has officially started and ready for training! Also, with the cooling water temperatures, look for the jerkbait bite to pick up soon back in pockets. THIS is the time to learn those winter patterns – ditch fishing – timber fishing – spoon fishing….its a great time to learn them all. I hope you will make plans to come join me!
This is a great time to learn the deep timber bite with a spoon, worm, and jig, as well as the SuperSpin fishing in the ditches. Here are my open dates for December: 11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29, 30, 31. Give me a call and let’s fish! Thanks to all and May God Bless!