: Harris Brake Lake: Harris Brake Lake Resort (501-889-2745) said the clarity is clear and the surface water temperature is 87 degrees. The lake is low by about 1 foot. Bream are good on worms or crickets. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs; look for the fish biting at 15 feet depth. Bass reports were poor; some are hitting spinnerbaits or topwater lures. Catfishing is fair using chicken livers.