Winter is a good time to be on the lakes. The bass are feeding up
for the Winter and focusing on this years bream fry and whatever
other baitfish each particular lake offers. Try to simulate the colors
of the local baitfish in your lure selection. crank baits, buzz baits,
and jerk baits are good places to start. As the water continues to
get colder, slow down your presentation. Fishing finesse worms
deep and other plastics deep and slow, with slight twitches are
Remember, mountain lakes are drawn down in the Winter, so
make sure the lake launch you are planning to use is still
adequate to launch your boat. Also, some of the lakes are having
work done on recreational areas and will be even lower than
normal. Glenville Lake is being drawn down an additional 16 feet
over normal draw down level, to put in new beach/recreational
areas and work on existing boat ramps. Duke Energy has
messages on their website that describes which lakes and more
specific lake levels.
Get out and fish and take a kid with you!!!
Wishing you tight lines & bent rods....