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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Cooper 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. Cooper 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:
Texas
Latitude:
33.315596
Maximum Depth (ft):
55
County:
Hopkins
Longitude:
-95.698814
Normal Elevation (ft):
440
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
19300
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
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Guest
2014-04-15
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 68
COOPER Water clear; 66-70 degrees; 11.39' low. Black bass are fair on medium crankbaits and Carolina rigged plastics up to '15 deep. Crappie are slow on jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are good on cut shad and trotlines.
Guest
2014-03-19
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 66
Water clear; 64-69 degrees; 12.52' low. Black bass are good on medium crankbaits and Carolina rigged plastics up to '15 deep. Crappie are fair on jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are good on cut shad and trotlines.
Guest
2014-03-11
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 63
COOPER Water clear; 61-65 degrees; 12.90' low. Black bass are good on medium crankbaits and Carolina rigged plastics up to '15 deep. Crappie are slow on jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are good on cut shad.
Guest
2010-10-11
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature:
"9-27-10 Wind was out of the north,beautiful day overall.Caught several sandys and striper(app.25) one drum in a small cove LOL.Didnt see any mosquitio""s.Had a great time.Water level was low,but no problems."
Guest
2010-10-01
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
"10/01/10 With the temperature being great - I thought it would be a great day to fish. Cooper Lake State Park: Mosquitos: Didn't fish because The mosquitos are over populated. As I walked to the water: you would see waves of mosquitos flying up with every step i took...worst i have ever seen. Water: Water level lower than normal. Slight wind, but alot of waves. Fishing: Didn't think it to be worth getting eaten alive (mosquitos) Hope to come back and try again in a few weeks. Go away Mosquitos! :)"
Guest
2010-10-01
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
"10/01/10 With the temperature being great - I thought it would be a great day to fish. Cooper Lake State Park: Mosquitos: Didn't fish because The mosquitos are over populated. As I walked to the water: you would see waves of mosquitos flying up with every step i took...worst i have ever seen. Water: Water level lower than normal. Slight wind, but alot of waves. Fishing: Didn't think it to be worth getting eaten alive (mosquitos) Hope to come back and try again in a few weeks. Go away Mosquitos! :)"
Cooper Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
4
Cooper Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Cooper Lake at 49 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.
Cooper Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
2
Cooper 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 49 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.
Cooper Lake Crappie Rating:
3.5
Cooper Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the Water Temperature at 49 all crappie should be up in their spawning areas now and spawn should be getting started. There will be a few few still in the deeps and prespawn areas, but a majority should be up getting ready or already spawning. Continue to hit the creek channels on the migration routes. Focus on isolated cover in a little shallower water. No need to get crazy shallow but start focusing on 15 feet or less of water. On warmer sunny days if the water is still at 49 you should attempt to bounce back and forth from 5-15 feet of water to attempt nailing a solid pattern fo r the day. Try a Kentucky rig baited with minnow, tube bait and small jigs.
Cooper Lake Catfish Rating:
3.5
Cooper Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Catfishing is best in the winter, go deep with shrimp, nighcrawlers, and cut shad, or wait till water is flowing out the dam and use shad in the river. Bring big tackle for the river, 110 lbs blues are not uncommon.
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.
Cooper Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
4.5
Cooper 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.
Cooper Lake White Bass Rating:
3.5
Cooper Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- To catch one just get a shark truce crappie jig or lipless crank bait and on the creek banks just jig then up and down right off the side and you may catch a drum but mostly sandys
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Cooper Lake Striped Bass Rating:
3
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Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

New Moon fishing can be at its best. The gravitational pull on the earth is at its peak when the moon and sun are rising and setting at the same time of day. This combination can generate extraordinary fishing opportunities especially if combined with perfect weather variances. The new moon may have the fish extremely aggressive and actively hunting for food. Try fishing a little faster today and with several different baits and techniques. When fish are more aggressive, its always fun to fish a little more aggressive. Watch the peak fishing times and make sure you are on the water during that part of the day to take full advantage of today?s solar/lunar peaks. Have a great day!

Sunrise:

07:20 CST

Sunset:

19:04 CST

Moon Phase:


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