Saratoga Lake Fishing Report: 06/23/2023 at 05:41 pm

Saratoga Lake Fishing Report: 06/23/2023 at 05:41 pm - Nate Galimore Fishing - Largemouth Bass

It’s getting hot out.  This Spotted Bass was caught in curlyleaf pondweed on the south-west side of the like.  The boat was positioned a few yards inside the basin side of the weedbed.  It hit a 5-inch curly tailed grub.

Date Caught: 06/23/2023
Time Caught: 05:41 pm
Area Caught: Saratoga Springs NY
Fish Caught: Largemouth Bass | Length: 19 inches | Weight: lbs
Catch DetailsLure DetailsCatch LocationCatch ConditionsWater Temperature
The Largemouth Bass was caught while it was suspended in feet of deep (5-15ft) water. The bite was a light tap.
    • Fishing Method: Casting
    • Lure Used: Gulp Saltwater Grub
    • Lure Color(s): White with White
    • Latitude and Longitude : 43.0058357, -73.7567088
    • Nearest City: Saratoga Springs NY
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    • Water Surface Conditions: Slight Chop
    • Weather Condition Overview: Overcast
    • Air Temperature (F): 82.4
    • Wind Coming From: SE
    • Wind Speed (mph): 8.1
    • Air Pressure (mb): 1014
    • Surface Temperature: 80 (f)
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Additional tips for catching Largemouth Bass:
Summer is a great time to catch Largemouth Bass on Saratoga Lake. Over the next three days, the weather forecast predicts sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-80s. This means that the best time to fish for Largemouth Bass will be early in the morning or late in the evening when the water is cooler.

The weeds in Saratoga Lake provide excellent cover for Largemouth Bass, so it is important to focus your efforts around these areas. Look for patches of Ceratophyllum demersum, Elodea canadensis, and Myriophyllum spicatum along the shoreline and drop-offs. These weeds grow from the shore to about 16 feet deep, so using a weedless lure can help prevent snagging.

The underwater ledge that drops off sharply from 20 feet to 70 feet deep provides an excellent opportunity to catch larger Largemouth Bass. Try using a jig with a soft plastic trailer or a Carolina rig with a worm or creature bait along this ledge.

In addition to fishing around weeds and structure, it is important to choose the right lure size and color. During summer months, Largemouth Bass tend to prefer smaller lures such as spinnerbaits or crankbaits that mimic smaller baitfish. Colors such as green pumpkin or watermelon are popular choices on Saratoga Lake.

By focusing on weed beds and underwater structure while using smaller lures in appropriate colors, you can increase your chances of catching Largemouth Bass on Saratoga Lake during Summer months.

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Last modified: September 26, 2023