Box Butte Reservoir

Current Temperature:
55°

Est Water Temperature:
55° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
29.80 (Rising)

Wind Speed:
North-West at 13 Knots (15 MPH)

Forecast   |   Trends

Box Butte Reservoir
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Box Butte Reservoir General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Box Butte Reservoir 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. Box Butte Reservoir 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:
Nebraska

County:
Dawes

Inpoundment Type:


Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:


Latitude:
42.458035

Longitude:
-103.116438

Water Clarity:


Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):


Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:


Boat Limits:


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Box Butte Reservoir Community Fishing Reports


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Box Butte Reservoir Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Box Butte Reservoir Largemouth Bass Rating:
   2.6/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Box Butte Reservoir at 55 degree water temperature largemouth bass fishing is getting ready to ramp up. The male bass will start moving up from deep water toward spawning coves and the big ones are right behind them. This is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. The female bass will start feeding at this water temperature in preparation for spawn. The male bass may be up shallow especially on sunny afternoons. Fishing sunny spawning grounds that are receiving the warm spring time sun is a great way to get a few largemouth bass in the boat.
Box Butte Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Box Butte Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   3/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the water temperature at 55 degrees smallmouth bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Smallmouth bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It's time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Box Butte Reservoir Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Box Butte Reservoir Crappie Rating:
   4/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie should be getting ready to spawn. Stay out in deeper water and look for schools. Schooling shad will be harder to find with this water temperature so when you find it, stay on it. Crappie schools will be breaking up quite a bit getting ready for the spawn. Also try fishing shallower with small crank baits and spinners on the warm banks with direct sunlight. This is a great time to be on the water.
Box Butte Reservoir Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Box Butte Reservoir Walleye Rating:
   5/5
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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!
Box Butte Reservoir Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Box Butte Reservoir Catfish Rating:
   0/5
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Box Butte Reservoir Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Box Butte Reservoir Spotted Bass Rating:
   0/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Spotted bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It?s time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Box Butte Reservoir White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Box Butte Reservoir White Bass Rating:
   0/5
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Box Butte Reservoir Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Box Butte Reservoir Striped Bass Rating:
   0/5
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Box Butte Reservoir Trout Fishing

[ Trout Info ]
Box Butte Reservoir Trout Rating:
   4/5
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Box Butte Reservoir 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.
Sunrise:
06:36 MST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:15 MST







Box Butte Reservoir Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
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State Fishing Records
http://www.ngpc.state.ne.us/fishing/guid...  

State Parks
http://www.ngpc.state.ne.us/parks/guides...