The lake level was 659.3; generation around 9,500 CFS early in the week down to 1,000 CFS later in the week for a level of 659.2 by the weekend. Surface temperature at Bagnell Dam was 58 degrees. Truman Lake was at 706.3 level.

The lake level was 659.3; generation around 9,500 CFS early in the week down to 1,000 CFS later in the week for a level of 659.2 by the weekend.  Surface temperature at Bagnell Dam was 58 degrees. Truman Lake was at 706.3 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

No catches reported.

CRAPPIE

Lower Osage: Good shooting jigs under main lake docks. Gravois: Good on blue ice jigs in brush piles 15 feet deep. Mid-Lake: Good on black-and chartreuse jigs in brush piles 10 to 25 feet deep. Grand Glaize: Good on jigs in brush piles 15 feet deep. Niangua: Fair on minnows and jigs in brush piles 8 to 12 feet deep. Upper Osage: Good on minnows 6 to 8 feet deep around docks.

CATFISH

Gravois: Slow drifting cut shad in middle of creek channels. Mid-Lake: Fair drifting cut shad or shrimp along the old river channel. Grand Glaize: Fair on cut shad or shrimp in coves. Upper Osage: Good on cut bluegill, worms and minnows.

BLACK BASS

No tournament reports available. Lower Osage: Fair on Whopper Ploppers and spinnerbaits on secondary points and rocky banks and on jigs in brush piles 15 feet deep. Gravois: Fair on crankbaits, buzz baits and Whopper Ploppers along bluff points. Mid-Lake: Good on jigs, Wiggle Warts, buzz baits and Whopper Ploppers along bluff ends. Grand Glaize: Fair on spinnerbaits and suspending stickbaits along bluffs. Niangua: Fair on spinnerbaits and buzz baits along rocky banks. Upper Osage: Fair on jigs around docks.

WHITE AND HYBRID BASS

Lower Osage: Good on Mepps spinners on windy days. Gravois: Good on Roostertails along wind-blown rocky points. Mid-Lake: Good on Chug Bugs or Roostertails along windy flat points. Grand Glaize: Good on windy days with inline spinners and small crankbaits in coves. Niangua: Fair to good on inline spinners on windy points. Upper Osage: Good on Rat-L-Traps, Roostertails and spoons along windy points.

UPDATES

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