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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Nimisila Reservoir 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. Nimisila Reservoir 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:
40.940306
Maximum Depth (ft):
30
County:
Summit
Longitude:
-81.524640
Normal Elevation (ft):
871
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
0-1 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
742
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
Trolling Only
Lake Management:
State Park
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Guest
2014-05-04
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature:
Fished from shore today, targeted crappie. Used a Big Joshy swimbait on a 1/8 oz jig head. Ended up catching about a dozen black crappie & two small largemouth. All the crappie have beat up tails like on spawn beds. Fun day , all fish released.
Guest
2014-04-29
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 45
Very minimal catfish activity right now too. Sat at the boat ramp in the campgrounds for 12 hours from 9 PM to 9 am on friday. Only a few hits not lands. We tried literally every bait possible. Chicken livers, shrimp, shiners, a live crawdad we caught, dough balls, and night crawlers. Also hit the damn two weeks ago for the deeper water and not even a hit. I know the big cats are there but will take another week or soo till they get really active. STICK TO THE SHALLOWS
Guest
2014-04-29
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Large mouth are not very active. Caught two in about 11 inches of water on Sunday.
Guest
2014-04-25
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 58
no activity by crappies in shallow spawn sites
Guest
2013-12-24
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 40
very cold on lake. caught 3 nice perch and 6 large crappie. used minnows. the fish are on the bottom.
Guest
2013-08-02
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 76
Caught 22 inch large mouth bass and several large catfish. 10 ft water off points. All on bottom carolina rig and chunk pork.
Guest
2013-06-30
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 76
Early morning bass fishing is excellent caught 11 bass 15 inches an up 12 feet of water off points
Guest
2013-06-27
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 76
Fished Friday morning and caught 12 bass 3 over 17 inches. Caught fish on artificial cranks and worms.
Guest
2012-03-16
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 47
Took out a bucket of minnows and caught dozen 9" plus keeper crappies. Had to cull may smaller ones but the fishing was good. Many bank fisherman are casting out to deep water but should be fishing crappie right next to the shore line.
Guest
2011-12-10
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 47
Found open water schooling bass. Caught and released 7 in 2-3 pound wgt range.
Nimisila Reservoir Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Nimisila Reservoir Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- We just started fishing this lake and were wondering if anybody knows some good spots and lures for
largemouth during the summer for this lake. Thanks,johnny from wadsworth
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Nimisila Reservoir 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.
Nimisila Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Rating:
2
Nimisila Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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.
Nimisila Reservoir Crappie Rating:
3
Nimisila Reservoir Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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.
Nimisila Reservoir Walleye Rating:
3
Nimisila Reservoir Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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.
Nimisila Reservoir Catfish Rating:
4
Nimisila Reservoir Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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.
Nimisila Reservoir Spotted Bass Rating:
3.5
Nimisila Reservoir Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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.
Nimisila Reservoir White Bass Rating:
2.5
Nimisila Reservoir White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Nimisila Reservoir Striped Bass Rating:
1.5
Nimisila Reservoir Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

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:

06:28 EST

Sunset:

20:18 EST

Moon Phase:


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