Grand Lake St. Marys Fishing Report

  • St. Marys Fishing Report—10-29-17

    Grand Lake Bait & Tackle reports cooler temperatures are expected to have a positive effect on the crappie fishing. The fall bite is just starting after a long period of warm temperatures. Crappies are being taken by experienced bank fishermen, but they have to be hunted. Docks and dock posts are popular structure. Don’t ignore . . read more

  • St. Marys Fishing Report—09-04-17

    Grand Lake Bait & Tackle reports crappies are starting to transition as the water temperatures drop. According to reports, experienced fishermen are catching a lot of fish along the rocky shorelines picking up mostly crappies and an occasional keeper bluegill. The morning and even bites are producing more fish, but good fishermen who hunt fish . . read more

  • St. Marys Fishing Report—06-29-17

    Grand Lake Bait & Tackle reports crappies are starting into their summer pattern. Although harder to catch, keeper fish are still showing up. Fishermen are having success along the rocky shorelines picking up both bluegills and crappies. Bluegills are mixed sizes, but some keeper fish are being taken. The morning and evening bites are producing . . read more

  • St. Marys Fishing Report—05-26-17

    Crappies are spawning or have spawned, water depth is normal or above, and crappies being caught are in shallow. Some fish are starting to show up along the rocks. Crappies need to be located, but when found, good fishermen are catching big fish. The lake is still dealing with rapid weather changes that can turn . . read more

  • St. Marys Fishing Report—04-20-17

    Spring fishing is here, water depth is normal or above, and fish are cooperating. Crappies need to be located, but when found, good fishermen are catching big fish. The lake is settling into a typical early spring fishing scenario where rapid weather fronts can turn fishing off or on in a matter of hours. Since . . read more

  • St. Marys Fishing Report—03-06-17

    Spring fishing is here and running about four weeks ahead of schedule due to unusual weather to start the year. Heavy rains hit the area the middle of January and the low-water problems at St. Marys were eliminated in a matter of days. Along with the rain came open water, and near-record temperatures removed all . . read more

  • St. Marys Fishing Report—01-23-17

    Fishermen are still in a transition period and facing unusual weather. Heavy rains hit the area the middle of January and the low-water problems at St. Marys were eliminated in a matter of days. Water came up more than 7 inches in three days, and by January 20, some water was going over the West . . read more