Walter E. Long Fishing Report

Last Update: February 24, 2024

Walter E. Long Fishing Weekly Report On Mar 13 2024

SLOW. Water stained; 69 degrees. Bass are good with some big fish being caught in the grass lines in 3-8 feet of water with finesse baits. Some bass are beds but most will begin spawning within the next two weeks

Walter E. Long Fishing Weekly Report On Mar 6 2024

SLOW. Water stained; 70 degrees. Bass are good in 10 feet of water or less with chatterbaits and swimbaits early and late, switching to finesse baits throughout the day. Focus on areas with small clumps of grass, bump into them and get a bite. Some areas the grass is growing fair and can be tough…

Walter E. Long Fishing Weekly Report On Feb 28 2024

SLOW. Water stained; 62 degrees. Several bass 6-7 pound bass have been caught. Fishing has been tough due to the high winds, but numbers of fish can be caught. Best success spot locking on to fish then using a very slow approach with 5 inch Yum dingers, or finesse baits. There seems to be a…

Walter E. Long Fishing Weekly Report On Feb 22 2024

SLOW. Water stained; 55 degrees. Fishing was excellent before the last big cold front of the year hit, slowing the bite last weekend. Expect the bite to improve forecasted 80 degree weather. Bass are good shallow on 5 inch worms in green pumpkin. Some fish are deep biting worms, glide baits, Alabama rigs, jerkbaits and…

Walter E. Long Fishing Weekly Report On Feb 14 2024

SLOW. Water stained; 55 degrees. Bass are good with many larger size fish starting to show up. There is a good bite with worms in the grass, but anglers are also having success with glide baits, swimbaits and spinnerbaits. Weekends have brought many anglers to the lake, so anticipate a crowd if you head to…

Walter E. Long Fishing Weekly Report On Feb 7 2024

SLOW. Water stained; 55 degrees. Bass are good, with most catches 1.5-5 pounds. It is going to be a few weeks before the big girls show up for pre-spawn action. The best bite has been on windy days with jerkbaits, spinnerbaits, squarebill crankbaits, chatterbaits and worms. The hybrid stripers seem to be shallow, or…

Walter E. Long Fishing Weekly Report On Jan 31 2024

SLOW. Water stained; 48 degrees. Bass up to 7.5 pounds can be caught fishing in 3-8 feet of water in the grass with 5 inch worms. Jerkbaits, flash mobs and rattle traps all seemed to be producing for anglers. White bass are good good trolling with catches up to 5.5 pounds trolling Report by David…