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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Knox 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. Knox 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:
40.5066800000000000000
Maximum Depth (ft):
24
County:
Knox
Longitude:
-82.5062920000000000000
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
469
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
State Park
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Guest
2017-08-26
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 73
Fishing was fair. Most of the fish were suspended 2' to 3' off bottom in 9' to 13' of water. Crank baits 8/11 divers medium retrieve with pause, very effective. Best color for today ( silver and black).
Guest
2011-08-07
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 74
we caught three this past weekend one 7 pounder flats and channels
Guest
2011-08-07
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 74
I went out Friday night we caught three two channels and one 7 pound flat I love fishing Knox lake
Guest
2011-07-18
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
went catfishin this wk-end at knox lake with a couple friends my first time there.We caught none.Fished with liver,crawlers.gills from 930pm-530am all in all still a GREAT Time.Any comments would be greatful.
Guest
2010-04-11
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 53
windy water temp 53 degree in shallows of upper lake and narrows clarity is about 1 to 3 ft no catch
catfishcarter
2009-10-25
Species: Crappie
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 57
"Crappies were slow to no, this week, but channel cats were very active. Channel catsfish were biting very good on crappie minnows and cut shiners.We hooked one that I estimeated to be about 15 lbs on half a shiner and caught numerous 1 to 3 lbs fish on a combination of minnows and shiners. Bass were not very active and I caught one about 3 lbs. Also, caught my first white bass out of Knox last week. Good luck fishing!"
Knox Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
4
Knox Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- If your looking for the position of these bass, try slowing down a bit with a 1/4 oz. Electric blue jig.
By the way Ive catching them off of shallow to deep structure points. The slower the better. All fish
are averaging 3 to 4 lbs.
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
66 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.
Knox Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
2
Knox Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 66. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Knox Lake Crappie Rating:
3.5
Knox Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Summer Fishing Tip provided by Guide Chatt Martin: Same requirements as spring, but deeper. For beginners, rivers and creeks are the best because "deep" is relative. In a creek, a crappie's summer spot might only be 5 feet from their springtime spot, because there isn't as much deep water to begin with, so bank bound anglers can usually catch crappies in basically the same places they caught them in the spring. In lakes, summer usually means having a fishfinder, or sonar unit, and looking for those "sticking up things" in deeper water. However, there are a couple ways to find those spots even if you don't have a fishfinder. One is a Kentucky rig, which is a live bait rig with a very heavy weight on the bottom that will allow you to feel it when you drag it through a brushpile. The other is, plant your own brushpiles so you'll know where they are. Still, in the summer, a beginners best bet is a shallow creek or river with good bank access.
Knox Lake Catfish Rating:
4
Knox Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Knox Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
4
Knox Lake Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 66 degrees range, spotted bass are generally their most active at this water temperature. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the spotted bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Knox Lake White Bass Rating:
2.5
Knox Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Knox Lake Striped Bass Rating:
3.5
Knox Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

New Moon fishing can be at its best. The gravitational pull on the earth is at its peak when the moon and sun are rising and setting at the same time of day. This combination can generate extraordinary fishing opportunities especially if combined with perfect weather variances. The new moon may have the fish extremely aggressive and actively hunting for food. Try fishing a little faster today and with several different baits and techniques. When fish are more aggressive, its always fun to fish a little more aggressive. 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. Have a great day!

Sunrise:

07:20 EST

Sunset:

19:24 EST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
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