: Guyandotte and Coal rivers Fishing is picking up with rising temperature levels. Bass anglers are having success using soft plastics worked slow and close to the bottom. Jerkbaits are also a good choice for smallmouth at this time. Muskie anglers are using glide baits, and soft plastics. Some have started throwing buck tails and have had follows and caught a few fish during the afternoons during the warmest part of the day.