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Lytle Lake, TX
2017-07-18
Lytle Lake is a private residential lake only for homeowners and not open to the public.... [more]

Welcome to FishingNotes.com Joe Pool 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. Joe Pool 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:
32.5866090000000000000
Maximum Depth (ft):
44
County:
Dallas
Longitude:
-97.0276020000000000000
Normal Elevation (ft):
522
Inpoundment Type:
Lake
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
7470
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
Army Corps
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Guest
2016-01-07
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 55
Crappie getting slayed on jigs caught some huge slabs recently
Guest
2014-04-15
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 58
JOE POOL Water clear; 57-60 degrees; 1.35' low. Black bass are slow on shallow crankbaits and white spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on prepared bait.
Guest
2014-03-19
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 55
Water clear; 52-57 degrees; 1.33' low. Black bass are good on lipless crankbaits and white spinnerbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are good on prepared bait.
Guest
2014-03-11
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 47
JOE POOL Water clear; 44-49 degrees; 1.27' low. Black bass are fair on lipless crankbaits and white spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are good on prepared bait.
Guest
2013-02-23
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 55
Fishing was good February 23 2012 caught a total of 56 pounds today with 2 big fish. One was a 6 pounder & a 9 pounder. 17 total fish caught today.
Guest
2011-03-28
Species: Crappie
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature:
I have been on the lake 10 times in the last 2 weeks and the crappie are biting pretty good. We have pulled in 200 keepers in 10 days on top of one brush pile. If you can get on top of the brush in about 12 feet of water you should catch 15-20 keepers in a 3hr period on live bait. Good luck.
Joe Pool Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Joe Pool Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Go to the TPWD TX site for current fishing reports at Joe Pool Lake. Best bet is to ask fisherman hanging round at the Marina (Lynn Creek) for some feedback. Don't bother asking the Marina staff many on the night shift are very grouchy. Some longtime employees have lost their sense of courtesy when asked about fishing tips. The fisherman getting ready to go out are the best source.

Steve at Joe Pool Lake
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!
Joe Pool Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
1.5
Joe Pool Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- No smallmouth bass stokced in this lake. Rarely will one evr be caught. Possibilty might exist in oneof the small creeks feeding theLake. No word this year of any?
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.
Joe Pool Lake Crappie Rating:
3.5
Joe Pool Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- They are in my secret brush piles.... you are nuts if I am tellin' anyone where they are
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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.
Joe Pool Lake Catfish Rating:
3.5
Joe Pool Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Fish with fresh baby shad catch all the catfish right where i put the marker caught a nice 3.5pounder
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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.
Joe Pool Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
3.5
Joe Pool 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.
Joe Pool Lake White Bass Rating:
3
Joe Pool Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Fish ealry morning or early evening. Since white bass like to school if you find them you should be able to catch them. Best found in 30-40 feet of water with schools found at 22-27 feet deep. Use a jig and minnow or a jig and spoon.
Colors should resemble shad.

Steve at Joe Pool Lake
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Joe Pool Lake Striped Bass Rating:
2
Joe Pool Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- No strppers are stocked in this Lake.
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:

06:42 CST

Sunset:

20:27 CST

Moon Phase:


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