: Crown Lake: Boxhound Marina (870-670-4496) said the water is clear and at normal level. The surface temperature is 63 to 64 degrees. Bream are biting well on crickets fished around any rocky or gravelly areas. Crappie are biting well on minnows fished around docks. Bass are biting well on spinnerbaits and crankbaits fished around the shoreline. Catfishing is good on chicken livers.