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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Wilhelm 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. Lake Wilhelm 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:
Pennsylvania
Latitude:
41.417600
Maximum Depth (ft):
20
County:
Mercer
Longitude:
-80.141634
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
Lake Management:
State Park
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Guest
2014-05-21
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 62
Poundin big slabs the last 10 days!!!
Guest
2013-07-06
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 72
Had a very productive bass day on the lake.Fished mostly the south end.we got them in weeds,rocks.and wood.Early morning spinnerbaits was hot.dark colored soft plastics worked best.
Bent
2012-08-31
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Put 4 1/2 hours in Wed. 29th, but only boated one crappie. Was trolling crank baits most of the time hoping to pick up some eyes, but that didn\'t work. Marked most of the fish in about 12-14ft at the dam and 8-11ft. from the marina to L#4over the old creek channel. Was an awsome day to be on the water with a little wind and not too hot. Hoping the bite will pick up as the water cools down some more.
Guest
2012-08-13
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 75
Fished today covered alot of water tons of fish on screen caught 13 crappie and one huge bass 27\' 4-5 lbs great fighter and great lake to fish looking forward to my next trip
Guest
2012-05-13
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature:
if you\'re a bass fisherman, you have to love this lake! maybe the reason nobody writes about it is, they want to keep it a secret. i agree with you though, i travel a good distance to fish wilhelm and i would like to get some info on conditions and the bite before i travel 3 hours. hopefully it stays relatively not pressured and guys like us can use this site to our advantage
Guest
2012-04-27
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
doesn\'t anyone fish this lake never no comments ?? is it that bad of a lake ??
Guest
2012-04-08
Species: Crappie
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 44
went to wilhelm yesterday. 730pm till about 915pm is the times their hitting. no real size though. 5-7 inches and a few 8 inches. used a pink jig with a minnow and a bobber. about 3-5 feet in the channels is where the better shore fishing is right now.
Guest
2011-11-30
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
WHAT IS WRONG WITH THIS LAKE?????????
Guest
2011-10-08
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
i fished on oct 6th,nothing hitting caught small bluegill on flies,no crappie ,bass, or walleye hitting,
Guest
2011-10-02
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
i will fish it on the first week of oct. i will report catch then,after crappie mostly,
Lake Wilhelm Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Lake Wilhelm Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
69 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.
Lake Wilhelm Smallmouth Bass Rating:
2
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 69. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Lake Wilhelm Crappie Rating:
3.5
Lake Wilhelm Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Trolling Hot N Tots over the creek channels in fire tiger and chrome / black at 1.5 MPH works well during mid summer. 12-14 ft. seems to be the depth July thru August.
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.
Lake Wilhelm Walleye Rating:
3
Lake Wilhelm Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- This time of year trolling is the way they are catching them.
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
This is the water temperature of choice for walleye. They are feeding well and moving in patterns that should be fairly easy to pick up and capitalize on today. Baitfish are not at the peak of activity but they will be in good supply in the deeper water. The lake is really turning on this time of year and the fish should be biting well.
Lake Wilhelm Catfish Rating:
3
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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.
Lake Wilhelm Spotted Bass Rating:
2
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Lake Wilhelm White Bass Rating:
2
Lake Wilhelm White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Wasn\'t aware that their were any of these in the lake?
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Lake Wilhelm Striped Bass Rating:
2
Lake Wilhelm Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Lake Wilhelm Trout Rating:
2
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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 a new 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:

06:15 EST

Sunset:

20:38 EST

Moon Phase:


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