Truman Lake Fishing Report

Sterett Creek - Truman Lake Marina, Motel and Campground contact information.
 

Sterett Creek Marina - Truman Lake

Truman Lake Fishing Report

fishing report 5-17-2016

Current lake level is 717.19 and water surface temp at the dam s 65 degrees.
 
Well despite the inclement weather we continue to have great fishing for all species.
 
Crappie are in their summer pattern all over the lake with fish coming from the brushpiles in 10 to 20 feet of water from 8 to 15 feet deep on minnows and we are also seeing nice limits of crappie all over the lake coming suspended in the timber on minnows at depths of 4 to 12 feet. One hint the murky water fish are much shallower in the trees than those fish in the clearer arms of the lake. Best action has been in the Grand and Tebo arms for suspended crappie.
 
Largemouth have also moved to their summer haunts and the best action right now has been 2 to 8 feet deep on the main lake and secondary points. In the murky water areas spinnerbaits shallow on the points have been the best bet while in the clearer water 10 inch red shad power worms Texas rigged and fished 4 to 8 feet deep are the best baits.
 
Blues amd channel cats are coming on rod and reel, jugs, and trotlines baited with cut shad on the flats in the backs of the major creek arms in 3 to 8 feet of water. This bite has been very good. 
 
The white bass and hybrids have finally fired up a bit on the humps and on the weir wall in front of the dam but with the murky water you really have to slow down to produce strikes. We have taken several nice whites and hybrids this week vertical jigging a 1/4 ounce jig chartruse and orange in color in front of the dam and on the humps in 15 to 18 feet of water. Drop the jig to the bottom pick it up about a foot and just deadstick it to produce strikes. There are alot of small white bass but if you are patient the big hybrid strikes and an occasional walleye will come. We have also taken some nice whites and hybrids in these areas jigging a 3/4 ounce chartruse spoon off the bottom at the ame depths but you really have to slow down your jigging motion to produce strikes. Slowly raise the spoon the slowly feel it back to the bottom. 98 percent of strikes will come on the slow fall. 2 pound whites and hybrids in the 3 to 10 pound range have been taken this week. 
 
The weather is supposed to clear and warm up for the weekend so come on down and get in on the action.
 
See ya at Sterett Creek Marina!!!
 
      
Steve Blake
Field Operations Manager
Fisherman Eyewear & Guideline Eyegear
Cell 660-525-0692
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Saturday, 20 July 2019

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!