Mitchell Lake Fishing Report near Clanton, Alabama
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J K Johnson
9/29/2013 7:00 AM
Drop shots and spoons are taking a lot of good fish. They are just hanging on those bluffs looking for baitfish to go by.
5/15/2013 7:00 AM
For bass try Rat-L-Traps fished in the rocks below Lay Dam. A lot of bass are still pretty deep. Silver jigging spoons fished along the rock bluffs on the upper end of the lake are also catching some pretty good fish.
3/14/2013 7:00 AM
Swim jigs, finesse worms and tube baits fished slowly around the weed lines have been catching numbers of fish. As current has slowed, bass have begun to suspend in the Lake Mitchell headwaters. Shaky-head worms have begun to take those fish.
J K Johnson
2/17/2013 7:00 AM
You can take two lures, and fish with them all day long—an A-rig and a jerkbait. Find any point with a mix of grass and laydowns on it, and you should catch bass.
1/12/2013 7:00 AM
Try a buzzbait or a Zara Spook, you may not catch many this way, but they will be good kicker fish. The bass have been plentiful, the size has not. The A-Rig has been producing well also.
Fishing Schooling Spots on Mitchell Lake
5/17/2012 7:00 AM
If you want to catch huge spotted bass, this is where you want to be. Early morning schooling spotted bass can be some of the most exciting fishing ever. 3 to 4 pound spotted bass are not uncommon on Lake Mitchell. Watch for the jumping baitfish, when you see them be ready to cast. Spooks and poppers work great when casted just over the schooling fish and worked back through them. Be prepared for rod jerking strikes from these huge spots. The schooling will continue until about 8 or 9 o'clock. Good luck!
Species Caught: Largemouth Bass
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