Lake Roland, MD

Lower section, below the train trussel

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Outing Information

Date
Start/End Time
11:00am to 5:30pm
Best Fishing Time
2:30pm to 5:00pm
Rating
Good
Classification
Public
Water Temp
-
Water Clarity
Slightly Stained - 3' to 5' visibility
Water Level
Regular
User
Brian Peacock

Fish Caught

Largemouth Bass

Caught Avg Size Pattern Optional Fields
11 1½lbs Chartreuse / blue Diawa peanut 2 Notable Fish: 13"-14"
Fish Depth: 3' - 6'
Water Depth: 3' - 6'
Kept/Released: 0 / 11
Water Type: Tight on submerged wood
Retrieve: Crank down fast then slow roll into any wood
1 1lbs Shad Rapala Shad Rap Notable Fish: 12.5"
Time Caught: 12:15pm
Fish Depth: 3' - 6'
Water Depth: 6' - 10'
Kept/Released: 0 / 1
Water Type: Under water Drop off right at the dam
Retrieve: Slow crank with a sharp jerk every now and then
Notes: Only fish caught on this bait all day
12 1.46lbs
Total: 12 fish

Weather

SkiesMorningAfternoonEvening
Cloudy X X X
Precipitation
Rain - Light X X
Rain - Heavy X
Wind
Very Light - <5 knots X
Light - 5 to 10 knots X X
Air Temp High/Low
52.0°F / 45.0°F
Wind Direction
-
Weather Front
-
Barometer
-
Moon Phase
0% Full (New)

Other Patterns Tried

  • Brown Deep diver craw fish patern
  • Chartreuse Stike King double blade

Hatches

No hatch information for this outing.

Insect Seining

No seining information for this outing.

Fishing Partners

Allen

Waypoints

No waypoints were saved with this outing.

Notes

The crank bait I was using was a medium diver . Every fish I caught today was by slow rolling over and even in submerged trees and branches in about 3 - 8 feet of water. I also noticed the fish moving a little deeper than the previous week. The 1 fish caught on the rapala shad rap was caught by my friend Allen the same way but the fish didn't seem to want either the tight wiggle or the natral shad color. This was the first fish caught and he never caght another fish all day . Allen had another rod with a chartreuse and white spinnerbait 1/2 oz. and nothing all day either. SINCE THE CHARTREUSE SPINNERBAIT DIDN'T YIELD A BITE I WOULD SAY THE KEY TO TODAYS FISH WERE FROM THE LOOSE WABBLE AND THE BRIGHT COLOR IN THIS STAIND COOL WATER.