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Rating - Good   

Monday, May 16 2022
Kokanee action remains outstanding at depths from 45 to 65 feet with Paulina Peaks Flutter Bugs, hoochie/dodger combinations, or Apex lures, and the kokanee are starting to school up on structure in the southern portion of the lake. The majority of the fleet has been working north from the spillway to Angels Creek, but the kokanee are on the move south. buzzbait, or Berkley Choppo 105s in shad patterns are working. There is a jig bite emerging at depths from 10 to 30 feet in main lake saddles, humps, or points with G-Money jigs on a -ounce football head with a Yamamoto twin-tailed trailer. The lake dropped to 34 percent, and numerous unmarked hazards remain throughout the lake. Boaters have to be extremely cautious. The Glory Hole and Tuttletown ramps are on the low water ramps, and they will be accessible until the lake drops below 900 feet in elevation. It dropped over four feet this week to 912.97.




Monday, May 16 2022




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NEW MELONES


Rating - Good

Kokanee action remains outstanding at depths from 45 to 65 feet with Paulina Peaks Flutter Bugs, hoochie/dodger combinations, or Apex lures, and the kokanee are starting to school up on structure in the southern portion of the lake. The majority of the fleet has been working north from the spillway to Angels Creek, but the kokanee are on the move south. buzzbait, or Berkley Choppo 105s in shad patterns are working. There is a jig bite emerging at depths from 10 to 30 feet in main lake saddles, humps, or points with G-Money jigs on a -ounce football head with a Yamamoto twin-tailed trailer. The lake dropped to 34 percent, and numerous unmarked hazards remain throughout the lake. Boaters have to be extremely cautious. The Glory Hole and Tuttletown ramps are on the low water ramps, and they will be accessible until the lake drops below 900 feet in elevation. It dropped over four feet this week to 912.97.


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