Nothing is worse than showing up to your favourite early-season lake to find poor visibility and floating debris all over the place. While it does put fish down due to lack of consistent oxygen levels, it is not impossible to catch fish during lake turnover. What is turnover? Check out one of Brian Chan‘s articles on understanding spring turnover.
One of the first things I will adjust while fishing during turnover is my expectations. Turnover is often the most challenging and inconsistent period of the season, I do not fish a lake in turnover and expect to have outstanding results. I have had good fishing during turnover, but more often than not it does not present much consistency.