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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Walker 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. Walker 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:
Pennsylvania
Latitude:
41.41771
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County:
Pike
Longitude:
-74.91611
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
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Surface Area (acres):
0
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Guest
2012-07-20
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 82
Fished at Walker Lake on Friday July 13, 2012 starting at 530am till 10:30am. Didn\'t catch a lot of fish, but the two of the three we did catch were 19.5 and 21\" long largemouth bass. Very heavy and girthy fish. Caught will trolling with blue/crome rattle traps. Both fish were so heavy that each strike appeared to be snagged on the bottle and we thought we were stuck. It wasn\'t until it pulled our boat approx. 10 yards till we realized we had hooked onto a large fish. The other bass was approx. 14\" and was caught will trying to retrieve on lure out of the wather to land our second large bass... Caught all three fish at approx. 9am. Water was very greenish with no depth visibility. Weather was sunny and very hot. I haven\'t fished there in over 15 years and this was a great welcoming back experence. I was hoping for some Northern Pike and Walleye, but these large mouth bass were the biggest I\'ve ever caught.
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Walker Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
4
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Walker Lake at 40 degree water temperature this is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. Largemouth bass will be feeding at this water temperature but will be much harder to catch. On Sunny warm afternoons its a great time to throw a crank bait, jigs or slow roll a spinnerbait at 5-10 foot on sunny points and drops off of sunny flats. Largemouth Bass will move into warm water on warm sunny days.
Walker Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
3
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 40 degrees. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a smallmouth.
Walker Lake Crappie Rating:
0
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie fishing is sometimes at its best with the water temperature down this low. Crappie will be in large schools and follow the large shad schools around in extremely deep water. Find the deepest parts of your lake in old river channels and scan your graph for schooling shad. When you find the school, drop your plastics or live bait down to the bottom of the shad and get ready. Many crappie fishermen will be catching awesome numbers and size of fish this time of year. If you are brave enough to get out on the water this time when the water temperature is this cold, it can really pay off. Be careful out there, remember to boat safely. Never take any chances at these temperatures.
Walker Lake Walleye Rating:
4
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Walleye function very well in the colder water temperatures. Try fishing some open flats and definitely use live bait when the water temperature is this low. Plastics with scent added will also produce results, but nothing beats live bait for walleye.
Walker Lake Catfish Rating:
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.
Walker Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Walker Lake at 40 degree water temperature this is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. Spotted bass will be feeding at this water temperature but will be much harder to catch. On Sunny warm afternoons its a great time to throw a crank bait, jigs or slow roll a spinnerbait at 5-10 foot on sunny points and drops off of sunny flats. Spottted Bass will move into warm water on warm sunny days.
Walker Lake White Bass Rating:
4
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Walker Lake Striped Bass Rating:
3
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Walker Lake Trout Rating:
4
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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:

07:23 EST

Sunset:

16:27 EST

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