The lake level was 658.5; generation around 900 CFS for most of the week causing lake to finish the week at 658.4. Surface temperature at Bagnell Dam was 81 degrees Truman Lake is at normal pool of 706.

The lake level was 658.5; generation around 900 CFS for most of the week causing lake to finish the week at 658.4.  Surface temperature at Bagnell Dam was 81 degrees Truman Lake is at normal pool of 706.

TO NOTE

The Lower Osage is from the dam to the 22-mile mark; Mid-Lake is between the 22- and 38-mile mark, the Upper Osage is between the 38-mile mark and the Route 65 Bridge.

BLUEGILL

Good on nightcrawler pieces around docks.

WALLEYE

Upper Osage: A few being caught on crankbaits along points.

CRAPPIE

Lower Osage: Fair on jigs, minnows and spoons around docks 20 feet deep. Grand Glaize: Fair on jigs and minnows in brush 15 feet deep. Gravois: Fair spider-rigging with minnows. Mid-Lake: Good on jigs 15 feet deep around docks. Niangua: Fair on jigs in brush 15 feet deep. Upper Osage: Good on minnows in the brush piles 8 to 10 feet deep; fair on jigs. Truman Tailwater: Poor for small fish on minnows.

CATFISH

Lower Osage: Fair to good drifting cut shad. Grand Glaize: Good drifting cut bait in coves. Gravois: Fair to good on jug lines with cut shad. Mid-Lake: Good on jugs baited with green sunfish. Niangua: Good on nightcrawlers around docks in coves. Upper Osage: Good to excellent on cut shad and prepared baits. Truman Tailwater: Fair on shad and live bait.

BLACK BASS

No tournaments reported this week. Bagnell spillway: Good on Rebel Pop-Rs and Zara Spooks. Lower Osage: Fair on finesse jigs, drop shot rigs and topwater lures around corners of docks. Grand Glaize: Fair on 10-inch plastic worms and Zoom Brush Hogs around docks and brush piles towards backs of coves. Gravois: Fair on drop shot rigs, 10-inch Berkley Power Worms and squarebill crankbaits on main lake points. Mid-Lake: Fair on 10-inch plastic worms in brush piles. Niangua: Poor on topwaters early and late. Upper Osage: Good early and late on Whopper Ploppers and buzz baits; shady heads and 10-inch plastic worms during mid-day.

WHITE AND HYBRID BASS

Lower Osage: Good on small topwaters, Roostertails and curly-tail grubs when the fish are chasing shad on the surface. Grand Glaize: Slow, a few caught along windy points. Gravois: Fair on topwaters early and late. Mid-Lake: Fair on jigging spoons along points. Niangua: Spotty on jigging spoons along points. Upper Osage: Good on Roostertails and Little Cleos below the shad pods. Truman Tailwater: No fish reported.

UPDATES

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