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Lake Monticello Fishing



Top Lake Monticello Fishing Spots

  1. Buffalo Creek Log Jam
    3/19/2016 11:41:57 AM - Lots of fallen trees in the water in this little pocket that holds bass and crappie.


  2. Lunch Island Ledge
    3/19/2016 11:36:11 AM - Good ledge to the river channel on this side of the island.


  3. Spawning Beds
    3/19/2016 11:51:49 AM - Good place to work for bass during spawning.


  4. Largemouth Bass980
    4/1/2021 5:26:46 PM -


  5. Goat Island Ledge
    3/17/2016 5:27:07 PM - Good ledge to deep water on this side of the island.


  6. Rocky Shore
    3/17/2016 5:05:29 PM - Lots of rip rap along the bank to work for bass. Also a couple of old boat ramps here that hold fish.


  7. The Slab
    1/26/2022 8:08:36 AM - The Slab


  8. Tree1
    1/26/2022 8:08:37 AM -


  9. Striped Bass124
    1/26/2022 8:08:35 AM - Striped Bass124


  10. Boat Ramp3163
    1/26/2022 8:04:22 AM -



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Lake Monticello Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Lake Monticello, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Common Carp

  2. Common Carp

    There is a 22.78% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 18 Common Carp counted.

    Lake Monticello Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

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  3. Green Sunfish

  4. Green Sunfish

    There is a 21.52% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 17 Green Sunfish counted.

    Lake Monticello Green Sunfish Counts Chart
    Green

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  5. Channel Catfish

  6. Channel Catfish

    There is a 15.19% catch rate for Channel Catfish, based on 12 Channel Catfish counted.

    Lake Monticello Channel Catfish Counts Chart
    Channel

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  7. White Crappie

  8. White Crappie

    There is a 8.86% catch rate for White Crappie, based on 7 White Crappie counted.

    Lake Monticello White Crappie Counts Chart
    White

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  9. White Bass

  10. White Bass

    There is a 6.33% catch rate for White Bass, based on 5 White Bass counted.

    Lake Monticello White Bass Counts Chart
    White

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  11. Bluegill

  12. Bluegill

    There is a 3.8% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 3 Bluegill counted.

    Lake Monticello Bluegill Counts Chart
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  13. Flathead Catfish

  14. Flathead Catfish

    There is a 3.8% catch rate for Flathead Catfish, based on 3 Flathead Catfish counted.

    Lake Monticello Flathead Catfish Counts Chart
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  15. Smallmouth Bass

  16. Smallmouth Bass

    There is a 3.8% catch rate for Smallmouth Bass, based on 3 Smallmouth Bass counted.

    Lake Monticello Smallmouth Bass Counts Chart
    Smallmouth

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  17. Blue Catfish

  18. Blue Catfish

    There is a 2.53% catch rate for Blue Catfish, based on 2 Blue Catfish counted.

    Lake Monticello Blue Catfish Counts Chart
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  19. Striped Bass

  20. Striped Bass

    There is a 2.53% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 2 Striped Bass counted.

    Lake Monticello Striped Bass Counts Chart
    Striped

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Recommendations above based on 16 species of fish and 79 fish counted for December around Lake Monticello.

To date, there are 29 species of fish and a total of 956 fish counted for Lake Monticello and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 7/1/1931 (91 years).

Last Update: 12/8/2022 8:16:42 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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Latest Lake Monticello Fishing Reports

  • Stripper on Lake Murry
    4/15/2014 5:15:25 PM - Caught some nice line sides on Live Bait, Slow Trolled, with a professional guide, Bill Janus He put Mike (in photo) and I on some fish!   His Craig's List a


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Top Lake Monticello Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Barron's Outfitters


  2. Frank's Fly Arts - Fly Fishing Guide Service


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Top Lake Monticello Marinas

  1. Lighthouse Marina


  2. Lake Murray Marina & Yacht Club, Inc.
    Drive through the Marina Bay entrance, and our dockhands will be awaiting your arrival to assist you with any needs you may have. Customer Service is our passion, and our staff is trained to provide you with a safe and enjoyable experience each and e

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