Grand Lake St. Marys Fishing Report

  • Fishermen are hunting for keeper crappies but continuous rain and muddy water has shut things down. The ground is saturated, and any rain causes the feeder creeks to run. An unusual amount of silt and debris has washed into the lake. Boaters should run with caution. According to Grand Lake Bait and Tackle, fishing activity . . read more

  • Fishermen were hunting for and catching keeper crappies until the weather shut things down. Currently the water is high and muddy. Eight inches of rain in one week caused extreme flooding. The ground is saturated, and any rain can cause the feeder creeks to run. An unusual amount of silt and debris was washed into . . read more

  • Open water arrived by March 15 and fishermen were hunting for and catching keeper crappies. Currently the water is high and muddy, but conditions should improve daily with warmer temperatures predicted for the weekend. The ground is saturated, and any rain can cause the feeder creeks to run. Unsettled weather can create problems for the . . read more

  • Single digit temperatures at the beginning of March gave fishermen bonus time on the ice. Freezing and refreezing can cause weaker ice. Thickness can vary because of other factors such as snow cover and water currents. Fishermen should rely on their personal observations to determine safe ice. The annual drawdown takes place between October 15 . . read more

  • Sub-zero temperatures have created an ice cover averaging from 7-10 inches. Thickness can vary because of other factors such as snow cover and water currents. Fishermen should rely on their personal observations to determine safe ice. The annual drawdown takes place between October 15 and March 15, but an effort is made to limit activity . . read more

  • Grand Lake Bait & Tackle reports crappie fishing has been steady. Unseasonably cold temperatures have been producing some ice on many of the channels concentrating bank fishermen on remaining open water areas. According to reports, fishermen have been catching fish in deeper water cover. The morning and even bites are producing fish, but fishermen who . . read more

  • Grand Lake Bait & Tackle reports crappie fishing is rapidly improving as the water temperatures drop after freezing temperatures. According to reports, fishermen have been catching fish in deeper water cover. The morning and even bites are producing fish, but fishermen who hunt fish are picking them up at other times of the day. Docks, . . read more