Mike Eakle with some nice Norfork Lake Crappie.
The lake level is 556.82 and has dropped 2-1/2 inches in the last 24-hours with both generators running about 1/2 the time.The surface water temperature is 85-degrees and the water is clear on the main lake with the thermocline at 30-ft and good visibility down to 27-feet and then clear again below 30. There are a lot of fish in the 27-30 ft. range and especially on main lake points with brush. The water is stained in the creeks and it starts just around the corner of the inside mainlake points. Keep on the main lake. Kentucky bass are very thick in these areas with a few smallmouth, largemouth, crappie and walleye with them. The diving conditions are about as good as it gets for this time of year and spoons and jigs are catching about everything. Trollers are dragging stuff around at 30-feet across points and catching fish. It does not take much skill but it catches fish and they cover a lot of ground and burn up a lot of gas. The lake could not be in much better condition for fishing, boating and swimming and the level has dropped over 16-feet from it's high on June 6th but is still about 5-ft. higher than it should be for this time of year. Come on down to Blackburns where we have the best prices on both cabins and boat rentals and your cabin comes with a free boat stall. We will not charge you too much. Call Debbie at 870-492-5115 for a reservation.