Assunpink Lake
Current Temperature:
58° F
Est Water Temperature:
56° F (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
30.18 inHg (Falling)
Wind Speed:
South-East at 09 Knots (10 MPH)
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Assunpink Lake
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Welcome to Assunpink 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. Assunpink 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!
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Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Quite a restful day at the lake . Started off by catching a 7 inch Sunfish on a spinner , than trolled and picked up 3 Largemouth BASS 3 TO 5 POUNDERS , SWITCHED TO WORMS AND CAUGHT 5 CATFISH GOOD SIZE ABOUT 2 1/2 POUNDERS . great SHALLOW LAKE FOR CRAPPIES ALSO CAUGHT A FEW OF THEM . CLOUDY DAY WITH A BRIEF SHOWER .
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
With all the rain we have been having the water is very cloudy and the wind is making the conditions tough. The pan fish spawn if in full swing with them holding tight to their nests, which are easy to see and numerous. Some reports have that the bass catch has been limited and small overall but this could be caused by the excessive wind we have been having lately.
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Assunpink Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
Assunpink Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Try trolling with artificial crawdads and white worms , Along far side from boat landing try a jitterbug or a green frog . water shallow but the bass seem to love it.
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
At 56 degree water temperature largemouth bass fishing is in pre-spawn now. It's time to get fishing. Female bass are going to be moving up to the spawning beds. Male largemouth bass will be starting to build the spawning nests in protected coves. Bass prefer to spawn in weedy and woody cover deep in coves that will be protected from the wind and other elements. This is the best time to catch the lake record bass. The female bass will be feeding until they reach the beds and start the spawn. The smaller male bass will be attacking lures also. It is on like donkey kong!!! Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Assunpink Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
Assunpink Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Assunpink Lake has no smallmouth bass, No need to waste your time concentrate on the large mouth along the dam and the drop off 100 yards from the dam.
You will get skunk in the boat if you target smallmouth, have fun and good fishing.
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the water temperature at 56 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.
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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.
Assunpink Lake Walleye Rating:
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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!
Assunpink Lake Catfish Rating:
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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.
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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.





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