Cumberland Lake

Current Temperature:

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

Barometric Pressure:
30.35 (High)

Wind Speed:
South at 03 Knots (3 MPH)

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Taylorsville Lake, KY
If you fish here for hybrids, try using spin jigs and swim jigs around shad schools. Always leave home with at leaste one using this method.... [more]

Taylorsville Lake, KY
Went fishing last week, caught a really nice large mouth on a rooster fishing the shallow flats. Also caught a hand full of striped bass using the same bait. GREAT LAKE FOR STRIPERS!!!!!!!!!! Bigg... [more]

Cumberland Lake General Information
Welcome to Cumberland 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. Cumberland 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!

Lake Cumberland: The Nashville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes you to Lake Cumberland, the second largest lake in the Cumberland River System. The lake provides varied outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors each year. Because of the temperate climate control and relatively long recreation season, visitors have many opportunities to fish, hunt, camp, picnic, boat, canoe, hike, and enjoy the outdoors. Lake Cumberland belongs to you. Treat our lake and surrounding area with respect by keeping it clean and attractive. Enjoy yourself, have a safe visit, and come again. [Lake Cumberland., 04/06/2008]


Inpoundment Type:

Surface Area (acres):

Lake Management:
Army Corps



Water Clarity:
6-10 ft

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Normal Elevation (ft):

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Cumberland Lake Community Fishing Reports
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 60
bass: slow
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 75
Memorial day weekend. Surface water temps varied from 72 - 78 depending on where you were. Lower temps in main body and western creeks, Upper end in back of northern and eastern end creek arms.
Cumberland Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

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Cumberland Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

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- caught some nice ones on spinnerbaits. late in the evening 06/11/2012
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Cumberland Lake Crappie Fishing

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Fall Fishing Tip provided by Guide Chatt Martin: One tactic is all you need. Trolling. Get a pink or black colored crankbait that gets down 8-12 feet (I like Bandit 200 and 300 series crankbaits), and put it 80-100 feet behind a boat and drive that boat around in 8-12 feet of water pretty slow. 1.2-1.8 miles per hour seems to be the blessed speed. You will catch crappies, and you'll be surprised how many. This is a great tactic when you don't have a fishfinder.
Cumberland Lake Walleye Fishing

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Cumberland Lake Catfish Fishing

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Cumberland Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

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Cumberland Lake White Bass Fishing

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- the spott marked closely on map , it is in main body of water we fish it hard every year for week ave . size 2.5 lbs. water temp must be 73 degrees or greater and early mourning sun with light wind under 5 mph. is helpful with slight wind we catch an average of 60 fish per person best week for us has been june 14 2 days befor and 4 after enjoy and bring a wind veriety of small plastics and tubes . also would hurt to find a few silver on white and neon small roosters they r your stray smalleys that hang they edgesof white bass school\'s would hurt to have that tackle as well they r usally good females that r very agressive that are coming off the shallows and hungry off spawn beds in an area that is not far headed due west from spott marked on map good luck and hope this tip helps enjoy
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Cumberland Lake Striped Bass Fishing

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Cumberland Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The full moon is right around the corner. The gravitational pull is starting to increase with the moon and sun being on opposite sides of the planet. Watch the peak fishing times and make sure you are on the water during that part of the day to take full advantage of today's solar/lunar peaks. It's always fun trying something new at the peak times to change things up a bit and test out the Lunar Theory each time you hit the water in close to full and full moon situations. Good luck you there.
08:30 EST

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Days to Full

18:21 EST

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