The Coleman boat ramp provides free access to the lake, and local fish camps can make for more convenient launching. As we get into October, crappie fishing should start to get hot. Most fishermen drift minnows across the open-water submersed grass. Also, bass fishing should start to get hot before the cold weather gets here. Shiners are a popular choice for many anglers. Fishing shiners here would be best under a cork since the lake is shallow and filled with vegetation. If you want to use artificials, locals recommend using weedless soft plastics. Texas rigged worms or swimming shad type baits would work well. The key for Panasoffkee is to keep moving because there is so much habitat (submersed vegetation) that fish could be just about anywhere. For more information, contact any of the local fish camp staff. They are always willing to point you in the right direction.