Benbrook Lake
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Est Water Temperature:
50° (What's This)
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Benbrook Lake
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Welcome to Benbrook 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. Benbrook 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!
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Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
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Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
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Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Clear fork level off 377 is better today after Sunday rain. Still no sandies. Carp are spawning. Maybe another week before White bass work up from lake. April 7, 2015.
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Went to clear fork off highway 377 this morning at 0730 Tuesday March 31,2015. Only sporadic carp top water. Did not catch any game fish. Water level too shallow for spawn, but fairly clear. Need a good rain to bring water level up.
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 54
Black bass fishing is good to excellent. Late in the evening is your best time of day. Start out in the mouths of the creeks and work your way back. Lake is at full level and slot of brush that grew while the lake was down is now under water. Log jams and trees that have fallen in or drifted in to the creeks are holding fish. Fish slow with a light Texas rigged greenpumkin lizard. Tail dipped in char truce dye. Or slow roll a double willow leaf gold spinnerbait. Char truce and white skirt with a char truce grub as a trailer. A stinger hook is a good bet for short strikers. Heavy line is recommended....Dan
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Caught a 15 pound catfish usin A raw hot dog for bate. 2 days Before memorial day 2011.
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 59
"Used medium minnows, various rattle traps, beetle spins trolling in front of dam from 16'-40' of water. Fish at 15'-27'. Couple strikes is all. Wind out of south 8-10 mph."
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 77
caught 27 inch 8-10 pound channel cat on chicken liver october 24
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 85
fishing bank on rip rap off dam and caught some bass off of spinner bait
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
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Fishing bank had many bites off worms caught some striper
Benbrook Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
Benbrook Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Mid February slow roll spinnerbaits in the mouth of all creeks. Be patient the bass are there. Late
in the day is the most active bite. Double willow leaf gold blades with a white and char truce skirt.
Add a char truce grub trailer with a stinger hook for short stickers. Large line is recommended. This
lake has ten pounders. Good luck.
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Benbrook Lake at 50 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.
Benbrook Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
Benbrook Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 50 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.
Benbrook Lake Crappie Rating:
Benbrook Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Fall Fishing Tip provided by Guide Chatt Martin: One tactic is all you need. Trolling. Get a pink or black colored crankbait that gets down 8-12 feet (I like Bandit 200 and 300 series crankbaits), and put it 80-100 feet behind a boat and drive that boat around in 8-12 feet of water pretty slow. 1.2-1.8 miles per hour seems to be the blessed speed. You will catch crappies, and you'll be surprised how many. This is a great tactic when you don't have a fishfinder.
Benbrook Lake Catfish Rating:
Benbrook Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- holiday park at about 1045 at night 3 days a go i saw my pole go skiing into the water after it jumped straight over my folding chair I had it propped on. liver and cheese dough bait.Ended up with 10 -12 18-24 inch keepers GOD LUCK and stay safe.
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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.
Benbrook Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
Benbrook Lake Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature down this low. 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 Spotted.
Benbrook Lake White Bass Rating:
Benbrook Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Caught a stringer full of white
bass on shad and pearl eye
swimbaits. Fish em slow,and above
all, if you see gulls, throw into
the middle of where they are
diving. Strike while it last.
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Benbrook Lake Striped Bass Rating:
Benbrook Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- cast net for yellowtail shads!! and stay deep with all casts

Striped Bass 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.


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