: Crown Lake: Boxhound Marina (870-670-4496) said the water surface temperature was at 80 degrees, the level was normal and the water was clear. Bass fishing was excellent around the shoreline early in the morning and late in the evening, tapering off the rest of the day. Topwater lures were working best. Catfishing was good; try chicken liver or stink bait. Bream were good around the docks; use crickets. Crappie fishing was poor.