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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Pickwick 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. Pickwick 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:
Tennessee
Latitude:
35.038715
Maximum Depth (ft):
County:
Hardin
Longitude:
-88.216987
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Reservior
Water Clarity:
3-6 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
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Register

Guest
2012-09-29
Species: Walleye
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
There are no walleye in the Tennessee River or Pickwick Lake. There ARE sauger, which is what is shown in the picture to the left.
Guest
2011-03-26
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 55
"nd the fished last thursday friday and saturday--- found that the due to the high water and majority of bait still on the main river, the fish were relating to main lake current breaks. water temps were as high as 61 in the backwater areas but the fish just hadnt got there yet.focused on main lake points and breaks and did well cranking and rolling spinner-baits largest smallie was 4.2 and largemouth had two over 5lbs numerous 2/3lbs.whitebass staging at creek mouths caught all you needed on small cranks and grubs."
Guest
2011-02-24
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 49
Did good 2/22/11 Me and my partner caught 31 bass in less than 4 hrs No real big fish but lot of 2-3 lbers.
Pickwick Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3
Pickwick Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at 80 degree water temperature. Bass will start moving much slower and feeding less aggressively until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, it's time to get out fishing early and late in the day when the sun is not on the water. When you can get out for the entire day, it's a great time to fish some deeper water. Many large bass are taken this time of year since bass fishermen typically gets out deeper and fish slower with larger baits. Like any other time of year, the slower you fish with bigger baits on the deep drops and river channels, the better chance you have at a lunker. This is a great time to catch a trophy. Good luck out there today!
Pickwick Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Pickwick Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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.
Pickwick Lake Crappie Rating:
3
Pickwick Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Crappir are schooling following shad in the cooler waters,plastic tube jigs are
working well at this time.Remember to follow the shad.

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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Your lake crappie will be much more lethargic in the water temperature. They will be in deeper and cooler water. Crappie will be feeding; however they will not be feeding aggressively unless the other fishing factors are at prime levels. Find some moving water that is clear and you should find some more aggressive fishing.
Pickwick Lake Walleye Rating:
1
Pickwick Lake Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the water temperatures up this high, the walleye will really be moving slow and feeding even slower. It will be extremely difficult to stay on fish and catch good numbers. There will be good days that you can find a good pattern and fill the live well up. The good days of walleye fishing will be fewer and farther between until the water temperature gets back down. Good luck.
Pickwick Lake Catfish Rating:
3.5
Pickwick Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Unlike most North American fish species, blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish are comfortable when the water temperature is this high. They will be feeding and moving in typical patterns. You will start having a little better luck if you can get to some moving water that is adding a little more oxygen for the baitfish and the catfish will be there also.
Pickwick Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
1.5
Pickwick 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.
Pickwick Lake White Bass Rating:
1.5
Pickwick Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- White bass are hitting small jigs. Fish for them early in the morning.
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Pickwick Lake Striped Bass Rating:
3.5
Pickwick Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

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:

06:04 CST

Sunset:

19:54 CST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
Days to Full