Herrington Lake

Current Temperature:
34°

Est Water Temperature:
62° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
0.00 (Falling)

Wind Speed:
North at 00 Knots (0 MPH)

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Herrington Lake
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Herrington Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Herrington 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. Herrington 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!
State:
Kentucky

County:
Boyle

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
State Park

Latitude:
37.704263

Longitude:
-84.712434

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
145

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Herrington Lake Community Fishing Reports


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Herrington Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Herrington Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.3/5
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Herrington Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Don't Know the top bait at this Lake as it is said this is one well kept secret.
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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 62 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.
Herrington Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Herrington Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   1.8/5
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Herrington Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- There are not smallmouth bass in the lake
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!!
Herrington Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Herrington Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.2/5
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Herrington Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Crappie are always on structure in Herrington. When you figure out a tree where crappie are holding and the bite stops. Leave that tree for another(fresh tree/spot)and come back later. Often times you will have a good tree, catch 3-5 crappie then go to another and do the same. A few hours later you may revisit that spot and pull out 3-5 more.
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!
Herrington Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Herrington Lake Walleye Rating:
   2.2/5
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Herrington Lake Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- use minnows
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye are coming off of the spawn now. Fish will be feeding very more aggressive making up for lost time eating during the spawn. Walleye will start moving back to their typical structure of choice and should be getting into the lake flats and deep structure. It?s time to hit the water. This may be the best water temperature to be on the water. There shouldn?t be too many fishermen on the water this early and there are many species that are hitting their prime water temperatures to be biting very well. Have fun today!
Herrington Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Herrington Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.4/5
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Herrington Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Use bisquits with garlic powder! trust me :)
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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.
Herrington Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Herrington Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   2.6/5
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Herrington Lake Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Kentucky spotted bass are great in the late summer. Fish with white inline spinners.
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.
Herrington Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Herrington Lake White Bass Rating:
   3.7/5
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Herrington Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Use something that runs shallow and rattles. Fish slowly but with twitching jerks. The vibration and slow presentation brings out the agressivness of these fish even durring this cold front.
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Herrington Lake Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Herrington Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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Herrington Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Use a white in-line spinner to catch hybrids
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):


Herrington 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:
06:23 EST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
20:49 EST







Herrington Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.kdfwr.state.ky.us  

State Fishing Licensee
https://fw.ky.gov/license/olpsintro.aspx...  

State Fishing Records
http://www.state.tn.us/twra/fish/FishRec...  

State Parks
http://parks.ky.gov/  

State Fishing Information
http://www.kdfwr.state.ky.us/pdf/basicfi...