Copake Lake

Current Temperature:
66°

Est Water Temperature:
56° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.13 (High)

Wind Speed:
South-West at 08 Knots (9 MPH)

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Copake Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Copake 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. Copake 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:
New York

County:
Columbia

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
Other

Latitude:
42.144247

Longitude:
-73.596087

Water Clarity:
3-6 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
20

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
Trolling Only

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Copake Lake Community Fishing Reports


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Copake Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Copake Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   4/5
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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!!
Copake Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Copake Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   3.6/5
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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.
Copake Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Copake Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.5/5
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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.
Copake Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Copake Lake Walleye Rating:
   2/5
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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!
Copake Lake Catfish Fishing

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Copake Lake 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.
Copake Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

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Copake Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
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Copake Lake White Bass Fishing

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Copake Lake White Bass Rating:
   5/5
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Copake Lake Striped Bass Fishing

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Copake Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   4.4/5
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Copake Lake Trout Fishing

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Copake Lake Trout Rating:
   2.8/5
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Copake 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:
05:26 EST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
20:17 EST







Copake Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
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State Fishing Records
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State Parks
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State Fishing Licensee
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State Fishing Information
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