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2022 Opening Fish Report

The 2022 Crowley season opened up with beautiful weather,
and no wind.  Temps were in the mid 60's, with lots of
fish being caught.  The second day started out very nice,
but the wind came up early and blew everyone off the water
by 9:00 am. 

The winds finally died off during the first week resulting in pretty
good fishing.  The water started out crystal clear, and around
52 degree's.  The fish were all along the north shore from
McGee Bay, through Sometimes Bay, and up towards Sandy Point. 
And the best part, they were in 13 to 14 feet of water. 
Copper Tigers, and Albinos were working the best.

The second weekend had some very windy weather.  Basically,
nobody was able to get out on the water.  The winds are slowly
backing off after this front came down from the north, but it's
going to get COLD for a few days.  Lows around 20, with highs
in the mid 40's to 50, and possible snow flurries.  Hopefully,
things will get back to normal for the second half of this week. 
Although, the fish may move out a bit deeper.  Last season it
seemed the fish moved 3 or 4 feet deeper after each cold front
that came through.

I think we are going to get a repeat of last season.  We again
have VERY low water levels due to the lack of snow this past
winter.  This usually means a bad algae bloom in July.  The low
water will heat up again in August causing the fish to be deep
and lethargic all summer.  Get in as much fishing as you can in
May & June, and then, you may have to wait till the water starts
cooling in September, October.