I think you will struggle this year due to the high water. In the past, I've had some good winter fishing at PK but all the rain has everything messed up. Good luck to you but until the water clears and the lake level comes down I'm going to pass.
In the past I've caught these fish on both lures and minnows:
Got these last December on Minnows
Caught these on warm day in February in Neely Slough on PK using jigs.
Caught on Lures and shad at PK in December:
But you are out of luck when the water looks like this: