The lake level was 658.0; generation around 1,100 CFS during the week for a level of 658.2 by the weekend. Surface temperature at Bagnell Dam was 75 degrees. Truman Lake was at 706.9 level.

The lake level was 658.0; generation around 1,100 CFS during the week for a level of 658.2 by the weekend.  Surface temperature at Bagnell Dam was 75 degrees. Truman Lake was at 706.9 level.

TO NOTE

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

WALLEYE

Bagnell Dam spillway: Fair trolling Berkley Flicker Shad crankbaits.

BLUEGILL

Good on nightcrawler pieces and Berkley Power Baits crickets around docks.

CRAPPIE

Lower Osage: Good on jigs around docks 15 feet deep. Grand Glaize: Fair on jigs in brush piles 15 feet deep. Gravois: Fair trolling crankbaits 6 to 7 feet deep. Mid-Lake: Fair on jigs around main lake docks and brush piles 20 feet deep. Niangua: Fair on minnows 18 to 20 feet deep over brush piles. Upper Osage: Good trolling medium-diving crankbaits.

CATFISH

Bagnell Dam spillway: Fair on cut skipjack. Lower Osage: Fair on jug lines with skipjack. Grand Glaize: Good on cut shad or skipjack. Gravois: Fair drifting cut shad. Mid-Lake: Good drifting cut shad in backs of coves. Niangua: Fair on jug lines with cut shad or bluegill. Upper Osage: Good on cut shad or prepared baits. Truman Dam spillway: Fair on cut shad or bluegill.

BLACK BASS

Greg Glant and Mike Marfell won the Anglers in Action tournament last Saturday with five bass weighing 22.54 pounds. Bagnell Dam spillway: Fair on crankbaits and topwater propeller baits. Lower Osage: Fair on Whopper Ploppers, buzz baits, square bill crankbaits and jigs around docks and in backs of coves. Grand Glaize: Fair on square bill crankbaits, topwaters and jigs in backs of coves. Gravois: Fair on 10-inch Berkley Power Worms and jigs on main lake points. Mid-Lake: Slow on buzz baits, Whopper Ploppers, jigs and shaky head worms. Niangua: Fair on 10-inch plastic worms, Senkos and Salt Craws in brush piles 12 to 15 feet deep. Upper Osage: Fair on 10-inch plastic worms and shaky head worms 15 feet deep along secondary points.

WHITE AND HYBRID BASS

Lower Osage: Fair on small topwaters and spinners when the fish are busting shad on the surface. Grand Glaize: Good on swimbaits, inline spinners and small crankbaits in backs of coves. Gravois: Good on white Roostertails on rocky points. Mid-Lake: Fair on spinners and small swimbaits along points. Niangua: Fair on inline spinners when the fish are surfacing. Upper Osage: Good trolling medium-diving crankbaits. Truman Dam spillway: Fair for hybrids on spoons.

UPDATES

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