Updated 12/24/2020 12:29:38 PM Fishing pressure is greatest at Martin in winter, and the use of downriggers is on the rise there in summer, in great part because of a dearth of baitfish. Bass feed by sight and fooling them often involves downsizing lures and fishing a little deeper than normal on Lake Martin. The Drought Monitor focuses on broad-scale conditions. The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The most popular bass fishing forums on the Web. I would suggest you call some of the bait stores around the lake to find out what their hitting on. Local conditions may vary. Pumpking seed worked best for me. Get a map and GPS. Headed to Lake Martin, AL at the end of June. I know it’s a great spot for Spots and Stripes but I’m looking for largemouth bass. Any tips would be greatly appreciated! Ml I have not fished Lake martin in years. That’s all I fish here in the panhandle of FL and know it will be quite different up there. Includes articles, videos, news, and forums for beginning to advanced anglers. DAY: If we have little rain (like most summers) the fishing can be affected by water clarity. (318)347-7380 You can Email Me Here Mike Cork Ph. Hey all, So this summer, probably Late June, may be making a trip to Lake Martin. I'm planning an October fishing trip to Lake Martin, Alabama with my Dad (74 yrs old) to spend some quality time together. The Ultimate Bass Fishing … The lake's infertile water doesn't sustain high numbers of shad, which makes it difficult to catch enough bait for a day's fishing. Hey guys, Im taking a fishing trip over in lake Martin next week and it a the first time Ive been to this lake. He's getting older and not as active so I'm looking to relive the days when I was a kid and he took me bass fishing. Light line and finesse fishing are the ticket to getting many bites during the day. Ive heard that it can be fishermans heaven and even if when I go it isnt, a bad day of fishing is better than a good day at work. Bass Fishing Forum > Bass Fishing Reports > Bass Fishing Reports - USA > Alabama Bass Fishing Reports > Topic: Lake Martin Bass Fishing Reports; Laurie Cork Ph. Its a great lake for spotted bass and a few LM. Lakes Online Forum. Overcast means it will be a good day when fishing Lake Martin. By December, when fishing Lake Martin, it will be just right for catching a boatload of spotted bass. Im thinking Lake Martin because its about Half way between where I live(New Orleans) and where my cousin(SC), right about 5 hour drive for both of us. Lake Martin gets very clear (especially downriver) to a point of 5-10 foot visibility. Watch the weather forecast and pick a day in December when the prediction says that by midday the temperature will be in the mid-fifties. Bass fishing tips, tricks, and tactics. 72,425 messages. (318)560-9827 Lake Martin Water Level including historical chart. I caught the bass on worms and drop shotting. Thousands of friendly, helpful bass anglers visit these fishing forums every day! It is also a lake you can get lost on.