Melvern Reservoir: October 12 water level 0.25 feet below conservation pool, release rate = 20 cfs, water temp = 68.
Crappie Fair 0.25-1.5 lb Anglers continue to catch some crappie using jigs and minnows over brush in 10 feet of water and shallower. Lots of small fish continue to be caught, but more keepers showing up recently.
Smallmouth bass Fair 0.5-3 lbs Smallies have been caught on a variety of lures, including jigs and crankbaits.
Channel catfish Good 0.5-4 lbs Anglers reported using minnows, stinkbait, worms, shad and cut bait.