Knox Lake

Current Temperature:
66°

Est Water Temperature:
59° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.11 (High)

Wind Speed:
South at 10 Knots (12 MPH)

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Knox Lake
National Pro Reports

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2015-05-22
I first want to start off by saying Old Hickory lost one of its true legends last week and a very dear friend to myself in Mike Erwin. Mike Erwin has been a familiar face to many of us that fish Old H... [more]

-Ian Huey

Ohio Reports

Burnet Woods Lake, OH
2015-05-24
i see way too many clowns littering here!!! and alot of mistreatment of fish and wildlife!!! come on yall...pick up your trash and use a net!!! please stop dragging fish on the concrete... [more]

Findlay Reservoir, OH
2015-05-24
White bass are of abundance anglers with the know how can find they eyes and yello perch.... [more]

Findlay Reservoir, OH
2015-05-24
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Salem Reservoir, OH
2015-05-20
went last night and was catching bass and croppie on a half a worm a foot down from bobber 20 ft from shore ... [more]

Hoover Reservoir, OH
2015-05-19
Went out 5-10-15, and caught 5 nice Saugeye,with one fish Ohio 23.5\". Used a Crankbait... [more]

Knox Lake General Information
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

County:
Knox

Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir

Surface Area (acres):
469

Lake Management:
State Park

Latitude:
40.506680

Longitude:
-82.506292

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
24

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Knox Lake Community Fishing Reports


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Knox Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Knox Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.8/5
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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):
At 59 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!!
Knox Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Knox Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   1.8/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The smallmouth bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again. Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Knox Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Knox Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.6/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The crappie spawn should be really heating up now. Crappie prefers to spawn on gravel bottom typically with brush and/or emergent vegetation for cover. If the lake is void of gravel bottoms, find the rocks or rip rap. Crappie will use the larger structure rocks for cover. Cast some small grub baits in the shallows looking for the spawning crappie. Good luck today!
Knox Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Knox Lake Catfish Rating:
   4.1/5
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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.
Knox Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Knox Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.9/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The spotted bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Knox Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Knox Lake White Bass Rating:
   2.6/5
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Knox Lake Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Knox Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   4/5
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Knox Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.
Sunrise:
06:08 EST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
20:45 EST







Knox Lake Links
Lake Map
http://www.ohiodnr.com/wildlife/Fishing/lakemaps/Knox Lake Fishing Map.htm  

State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.ohiodnr.com/Wildlife  

State Fishing Licensee
https://www.greatlodge.com/oh/license/we...  

State Parks
http://www.ohiodnr.com/parks/  

State Fishing Records
http://www.ohiodnr.com/wildlife/fishing/...  

State Fishing Information
http://www.ohiodnr.com/wildlife/PDF/pub1...