Perry County Fishing Report

Mid January 2005 -- To receive a 3 day forecast from the Cannelton Locks and Dam, call (812) 547-2491. For other Dams & lakes, go on line at

The Cannelton Locks & Dam forecasts the Ohio River at 41.4 ft on 1-8-05, with more rain forecasted!

Creeks & tributaries are high, but fishable, with the backs of them having the best color. Water temp. ranging from mid 40's* to 50*. Crappie are biting fair on minnows & jigs tipped with live bait, such as minnows or bee moth. Blue gill and catfish are also biting bee moth & minnows, Bass are slow.

Perry Co. Lake reports show about the same as the creeks, high, but clear, with temp. also ranging from 40's* to 50*. Crappie, bluegill, & catfish are producing best, Lg. Bass are slow.

For more info, call (812) 547-0908

* Perry County Bass Tournaments at RockyPoint Marina 2005*

April 30th & May 1st - Top-8
May 7th & May 8th - Top-8
May 22nd - Hoosier Open
July 10th - Got2loveit
July 17th - I.B.F.
July 23rd - B.F.L.
Aug. 7th - M.D.A.
Sept. 11th - I.B.F.

**Mid-West Sportsmen Trail -- Schedule not available at this time, but they will also host some tourneys at Rocky Point.**

Have a Tournament scheduled in Perry County? Let us Know, call (812) 547-7933.