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Olander Lake, OH
2016-05-22
Fishing today with my daughter and the action was slow. Caught a couple small bluegill, but that was all. Using nightcrawlers and Gulp for trout. Noticed a few others around the lake catching a few he... [more]

Leesville Lake North, OH
2016-05-13
Musky fishing . Been getting more follows to the boat then hook ups but a lot of attention from fish. This lake is better then expected for these fish. ... [more]

Leesville Lake North, OH
2016-05-13
Musky fishing here is pretty good as of late. Been getting more follows to the boat then hook ups but a lot of attention from fish. This lake is better then expected for these fish. ... [more]

Hoover Reservoir, OH
2016-05-13
Fished for 4 hrs today...caught 1 nice Blue Cat. 4 1/2 pds...and 8 nice keeper Crappie... [more]

Lake Medina, OH
2016-05-13
North East part of lake, fishing drop off piont, last four day caught Twenty Six large mouth bass with red rattle trap lure, from 13"-18" 1lb-4lb, caught a 15" perch too, was huge, first one I caught ... [more]

Welcome to FishingNotes.com Charles Mill Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Charles Mill Lake water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
Ohio
Latitude:
40.763535
Maximum Depth (ft):
27
County:
Ashland
Longitude:
-82.377767
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
reservoir
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
1350
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
Lake Management:
State Park
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Charles Mill Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Charles Mill Lake at 50 degree water temperature this is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. Largemouth bass will be feeding at this water temperature but will be much harder to catch. On Sunny warm afternoons its a great time to throw a crank bait, jigs or slow roll a spinnerbait at 5-10 foot on sunny points and drops off of sunny flats. Largemouth Bass will move into warm water on warm sunny days.
Charles Mill Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
1
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 50 degrees. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a smallmouth.
Charles Mill Lake Crappie Rating:
3.5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the Water Temperature at 50 all crappie should be up in their spawning areas now and spawn should be getting started. There will be a few few still in the deeps and prespawn areas, but a majority should be up getting ready or already spawning. Continue to hit the creek channels on the migration routes. Focus on isolated cover in a little shallower water. No need to get crazy shallow but start focusing on 15 feet or less of water. On warmer sunny days if the water is still at 50 you should attempt to bounce back and forth from 5-15 feet of water to attempt nailing a solid pattern fo r the day. Try a Kentucky rig baited with minnow, tube bait and small jigs.
Charles Mill Lake Walleye Rating:
2.5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye spawn is in full swing now. With Walleye spawning grounds generally on gravel and rocky bottoms and preferring clean water. Try throwing reaction type baits up in the shallows. Rip-Rap, damns, rocky bottom points are perfect to hit. Try fishing some faster crank baits and spinners this time of year. As always fall back to the standard walleye fishing tactics, but it won?t hurt bringing out the bass gear in search for spawning walleyes. In this water temperature, always be safe on the water.
Charles Mill Lake Catfish Rating:
4
Charles Mill Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- use cut bait like shade or blue gills
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Charles Mill Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
3.5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature down this low. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a Spotted.
Charles Mill Lake White Bass Rating:
4
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Charles Mill Lake Striped Bass Rating:
2.5
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Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

The affects of the moon on freshwater fish and game are at a minimum right now. There will be a new moon coming up here in a few days. The fisherman should never use this as an excuse to not get on the water. The affects of the moon can only enhance the outcome of a day's fishing not decrease potential catch for today. On days without the new or full moon, all other factors including weather, barometric pressure, wind and cloud cover will make up today's equation for success.

Sunrise:

06:06 EST

Sunset:

20:46 EST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
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