Leon Brooks Hines Lake Fishing Report near East Brewton, Alabama

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Fishing Pre-spawn

  1/19/2013 7:00 AM

Bass are moving shallow right now and stocking up for the pre-spawn and can be caught on squarebill crankbaits and jerkbaits near weeds and brush piles. Catfish can be caught on live and cut shad and liver fished near shallow and deep cover. Crappie can be caught on minnows and jigs near brush piles and fallen trees in the shallows.

Fishing Leon Brooks

  10/16/2012 7:00 AM

Bass fishing good year-round, with the biggest usually caught from February through April when they are near the bank. Some very big largemouth bass have been taken from Escambia County Lake. Bluegill and redear sunfish are caught by bank and boat anglers from spring through summer. The April/May 2010 In-Fisherman magazine listed this lake as a place to catch bluegill over two pounds. Catfish are caught year-round, but the summer months are best.

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