Muskingum River (Coshocton, Morgan, Muskingum, Monroe and Washington counties) - Angler success with hybrid-striped bass was low, but some 18 to 20 inch wipers were caught using live skipjack. Fish near the bottom from shore, or drift fish by boat.
Channel catfish success rate for fish in the 16-to 26-inch range has been excellent. Try using live and cut shad and skipjack. Sheepshead success is also good with fish caught in the 12- to 25- inch range using hard crawdads and white twister-tails with a minnow. A few white bass in the 3- to 9-inch range were reported being caught on white or yellow twister-tails. Some flathead catfish, caught using live skipjack, shad and goldfish, were between 20 and 29 inches.