Pine Flat Lake

Current Temperature:
82°

Est Water Temperature:
60° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.10 (Falling)

Wind Speed:
North at 04 Knots (5 MPH)

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Pine Flat Lake
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Pine Flat Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Pine Flat Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Pine Flat Lake water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!

Pine Flat Lake is less than an hour east of Fresno in the Sierra and Sequoia National Forests. The scenic and rugged Kings River Canyon is the location of this beautiful park where fishing, boating, and waterskiing are all available. [Pine Flat Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 02/03/2008]
State:
California

County:
Fresno

Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
Private

Latitude:
36.873450

Longitude:
-119.290569

Water Clarity:
3-6 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):


Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:


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Pine Flat Lake Community Fishing Reports


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Pine Flat Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Pine Flat Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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Pine Flat Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Fish early in the morning.
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is in full spawn now the water temperature has climbed up to 60 degrees. The large female bass will be on the beds and holding tight. Spawning bass won't be feeding aggressively at this water temperature but they will be catchable. In addition, all bass don't spawn at the exact same time or water temperature. If you aren't a site fisherman, you should be able to find some larger females and male largemouth on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding so fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Pine Flat Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Pine Flat Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   3.3/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The smallmouth bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again. Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Pine Flat Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Pine Flat Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.2/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The crappie spawn should be really heating up now. Crappie prefers to spawn on gravel bottom typically with brush and/or emergent vegetation for cover. If the lake is void of gravel bottoms, find the rocks or rip rap. Crappie will use the larger structure rocks for cover. Cast some small grub baits in the shallows looking for the spawning crappie. Good luck today!
Pine Flat Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Pine Flat Lake Walleye Rating:
   2.1/5
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Pine Flat Lake Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Dont fish for them here they don't exist in this lake!
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Pine Flat Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Pine Flat Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.9/5
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Pine Flat Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- catfish are heating up because I went there may 1st 2010 and caught 12 in 30min.Catfish are spawning this time so you can just go out there and find a spot where there is a lot of vegetation and flat planes under the water.
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The water temperature is climbing and the catfish will start becoming more active now. The catfish spawn is right around the corner and generally all catfish species will be looking to spawn. Blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish spawn in much the same areas. Mostly spawning in deep tree lay downs that have lots of shade, holes in the bank, sunken barrels and tires. With baitfish becoming active, it?s time to catch some small sunfish, bluegill, shad and frogs and getting the line in the water.
Pine Flat Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Pine Flat Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.9/5
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Pine Flat Lake Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Spotted bass are mostly caught around March through May and where there are many bait fish. They will often bite around 12 o clock and 3 o clock when it is very sunny. The most used and most affective lures are usually plastic worms and crawdads. To find these fish,look for heavy vegetation or trees.
The average length is 15 inches or more. Identifying them is a little tricky with a largemouth bass.To identify,look for three clues the mouth and the color. The mouth of a largemouth bass goes pass the eye while the mouth of the spotted bass doesn't. Also spotted bass has a tongue patch. The color of a largemouth bass is olive green and has a black line going through the middle of its body. The color of a spotted bass is dark green and has a black line,like the largemouth, going through the middle of its body followed by many spots.
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The spotted bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Pine Flat Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Pine Flat Lake White Bass Rating:
   3.2/5
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Pine Flat Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Tip of the decade. Don't waste your time. There are no White Bass in this lake. LOL.
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Pine Flat Lake Trout Fishing

[ Trout Info ]
Pine Flat Lake Trout Rating:
   3.7/5
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Pine Flat Lake Trout Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- There are trout and kokanee salmon in the lake. The fish do not stay in deep places. They bite on power bait and most of the time the kokanee salmon will eat shad running along the surface on the lake.
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Pine Flat Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The affects of the moon on freshwater fish and game are at a minimum right now. There will be another full moon coming up here in a few days. The fisherman should never use this as an excuse to not get on the water. The affects of the moon can only enhance the outcome of a day's fishing not decrease potential catch for today. On days without the new or full moon, all other factors including weather, barometric pressure, wind and cloud cover will make up today's equation for success.
Sunrise:
06:53 PST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:11 PST







Pine Flat Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.dfg.ca.gov/fishing  

State Parks
http://www.parks.ca.gov/