FISHING REPORT: Clear Lake walleye liking minnows and leeches

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – The water temperature of Clear Lake is in the low 60’s, according to the Iowa DNR.

Walleye – Fair: Anglers are having success slip bobber fishing the rock reefs with jigs and a minnow or leech. With the clear water, the best bite is early morning and evening.

Black Crappie – Fair: Fish the edge of the rushes with a small minnow.

Yellow Bass – Slow: Use small jigs in 2 to 3 feet of water on warmer days. Best bite is at first light.

Channel Catfish – Good: Fish the windswept shore and areas where water is coming into the lake with cut bait fished on the bottom.