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2011 Fishing Forecast for Green River Lake
GREEN RIVER LAKE  8,210 acres (Taylor and Adair counties)
Bluegill Fair/Good Large population with occasional 7-8 inch fish. Fish stump beds and back ends of coves during spring and deep-water brush and structure during summer.

Channel Catfish Excellent All sizes available. Hook and line fishing best at night or when water levels are on the rise and muddy. Jug fishing good mid-summer to fall.

Largemouth Bass Excellent Fair number of fish overall. Better than average numbers of larger fish (18-20 inch plus) available from strong year class/spawn of 2004.

White Crappie Good/Excellent Good numbers of harvestable-size fish (9-inches plus). Lots of sub-legal fish that you may have to wade through to find keeper fish.

Muskellunge Excellent Legal sized fish (36-inch) abundant. Good numbers of 40-inch plus fish. Fall, late winter and spring excellent time to catch trophy fish. Population maintained by annual stocking.

Smallmouth Bass Fair All sizes present with opportunity for trophy-sized fish; most abundant in mid-lower sections of Robinson Creek and Green River arms.

Spotted Bass Good Better than average numbers of 12-inch plus fish. 15-inch plus spots available.

Walleye Fair Overall numbers are fair as are numbers of larger fish (20-inch plus). Fish dam area and headwater areas of Robinson Creek and Green River arms in late February through mid-to-late March. Concentrate on standing timber coves, main lake stump beds, humps, and channel drop offs during summer and fall. Population maintained by annual stocking.

White Bass Poor Overall numbers are very low. Department is in process of stocking the lake to re-establish population.