Alum Creek Lake
Current Temperature:
70° F
Est Water Temperature:
76° F (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
29.71 inHg (Normal)
Wind Speed:
South at 08 Knots (9 MPH)
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Alum Creek Lake
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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Alum Creek 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. Alum Creek 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:
Ohio
Latitude:
40.25904
Maximum Depth (ft) :
66
County:
Delaware
Longitude:
-82.96738
Normal Elevation (ft):
888
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
3269
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
State Park
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Guest
2018-03-25
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 4
Channel cats hitting hard on cut bait in the mouth of coves.
Guest
2015-08-19
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Fishing was good during rain
Guest
2015-04-02
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature:
caught 5 14\"\" crappie in 6 feet of water at the cheshire boat area, had a good hour plus of fishing from the bank
Guest
2013-09-02
Species: White Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
What water temperature for white bass?
Guest
2012-10-22
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Caught a largemouth in about 5-10\' of water using a rapala rattlin rap
Guest
2010-11-24
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
"Smallmouth are on fire, should be good for another week until the cold front moves in and knocks the water temp down into the 40's."
Guest
2010-04-04
Species: Crappie
Fishing Rating: 2
Water Temperature: 51
"crappies are starting to hit, water clearity is not good though. the fish are getting ready to spawn, but i don't think it is really on strong yet. If the temp climbs another 3 degrees and the clearity of the water gets better i think it will turn on like a switch. fish are being caught all through the lake right now north to south. the south end of the lake is less murky and has more visibility."
Alum Creek Lake General Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- 3300 acres of open, deep water. Eastern shore a bit shallower with shallow points protruding into the main lake. great for go-fasts, fishing and watersports if you can find flat water. live only 3 miles away and am on this lake alot. great Muskie fishing too.
General Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Alum Creek Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3
Alum Creek Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Bass pro teaser tube Texas rigged bounce it along the stumps/trees in the water to get the largemouth
agitate.
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
76 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Alum Creek Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Alum Creek Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Target wood on shallow main lake points with shallow running crank and spinnerbaits. You should be able to get one to put on the wall:)
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at this water temperature. Bass will typically start moving much slower and feeding less aggressive until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, get out fishing early and late and cast in the shallows. When the sun is up it will be time to get out into deeper water, try fishing some drop offs and deep channel bends.
Alum Creek Lake Crappie Rating:
3.7
Alum Creek Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- try using a 2 inch white spinner tail jig with a white jig head i have caught hundreds of crappies with these.

Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie prefer this water temperature and will be actively feeding and staying in solid patterns. Baitfish are more active and schooling in all parts of the lake in this water temperature.
Alum Creek Lake Walleye Rating:
2.6
Alum Creek Lake Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- no more walleyes in the lake

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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Walleye will be starting to get a little slower in this water temperature. With walleye being a cold water fish, they will start becoming fairly lethargic in this water. With the fish slowing down the fishing will be more difficult to find and coax into biting. However they will be feeding and the walleye bite should still be good. This time of year is a good time to fall back to live bait as standard practice for the best bet at numbers and size of fish.
Alum Creek Lake Catfish Rating:
3.3
Alum Creek Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The entire catfish family is very active and actively feeding in this water temperature. All catfish including blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish will be looking for their next meal. Itís perfect time to get on the water and fill the freezer. Good luck out there.
Alum Creek Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
2.5
Alum Creek Lake Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at this water temperature. Bass will typically start moving much slower and feeding less aggressive until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, get out fishing early and late and cast in the shallows. When the sun is up it will be time to get out into deeper water, try fishing some drop offs and deep channel bends.
Alum Creek Lake White Bass Rating:
3.4
Alum Creek Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Go up to big run and keep going for a quarter of a mile about and cast a jig up in the cat tails and
really back on the bottom
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Alum Creek Lake Striped Bass Rating:
2.9
Alum Creek Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Alum Creek Lake Trout Rating:
2
Alum Creek Lake Trout Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Trout Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

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:

10:06

Sunset:

01:01

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
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