Truman Lake Fishing Report

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Sterett Creek Marina - Truman Lake

Truman Lake Fishing Report

Fishing Report 10-20-16

By Steve Blake

Current water level is 710.36 and water surface temp is 67 degrees.

As the lake is still over 4 feet high they are running water at the dam daily which has the white bass and hybrid bite on the weir going strong.

The white bass are best on 1/2 ounce or 1 ounce spoons from Bob Bates in chrome or white with flash. The hybrids have been best on 1/4 ounce white 2 inch crappie jigs or white 3/4 ounce sassy shads. White bass are running 1/2 pound to 2 1/2 pounds. The hybrids have been running 3 to 12 pounds.

Crappie have come back on this week and are best on 1/4 ounce jigs in a variety of colors fished a foot off the bottom in 20 feet of water on the bluff points on the lower lake near Sterett Creek and the dam. Lots of small fish but you can weed thru them and have a nice limit of 10 to 12 inch keepers in a few hours.

Had a couple of decent days on the largemouth bass this week fishing a 1/2 ounce white spinner bait with a single number five colorado blade and chartrusee twister tail trailer and a 1/2 ounce white chatter bait. We fished the grass flats in the backs of the major creeks on the lower lake half way to all the way back. Fish were right on the outer edges of the grass. Best day we had 8 keepers to 4 pounds in 4 hours. The further the grass came out of the bank the more productive it was.

No report on cats this week.

The marina will close for the winter next week. We have had a heck of a year thanks to all the hard work Ken, Cathy, and the staff have put into improving the Sterett Creek facilities. Everyone of us in the Sterett Creek family owe them a huge thanks for making Sterett Creek the place to be at Truman lake!!!!

Dena and the girls at Lil Papa Joe's restaurant will remain open all winter which is a great deal for me their breakfasts are awesome and I don't have to get up and cook. They have been a super addition the the Sterett Creek Area!!!

Well that's it for this week I am headed out on a guide trip for those big hybrids!!! Winter crappie special starts December 1 rst book now to get in the dates you prefer. See ya on the lake!!!!

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Monday, 29 November 2021

Sterett Creek on Truman Lake

Marina - Motel - Campground

We are located approximately 3 miles north of Warsaw, MO on US 65.  Sterett Creek is on the shore of Truman Resevoir (commonly referred to as Truman Lake).  Truman Lake is the largest man-made lake in Missouri and is home to many species of fish and wildlife.  Our Marina offers easy access to the Osage, Grand, Big Tebo and Little Tebo arms of the lake.  Our Motel and Campground offer easy access to the Sterett Creek Loop of the Truman Lake Mountain Bike Park.  Sterett Creek is the perfect place for outdoor fun!