Joe Pool Lake

Current Temperature:
36°

Est Water Temperature:
53° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.39 (Rising)

Wind Speed:
North at 17 Knots (20 MPH)

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Joe Pool Lake
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Joe Pool Lake General Information
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!

Joe Pool Lake is a 7,400-acre impoundment located in the southern portion of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The lake is centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth and has four developed parks: Britton Park, Cedar Hill State Park, Loyd Park and Lynn Creek Park. Local attractions within a 20-mile radius of the Joe Pool Lake include: Six Flags Over Texas, Hurricane Harbor Fun Park, The Ballpark at Arlington (Texas Rangers Baseball), Texas Stadium (Dallas Cowboys Football), Penn Farm at Cedar Hill State Park, and Lonestar Park at Grand Prairie (horse racing). [Joe Pool Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 01/26/2008]
State:
Texas

County:
Dallas

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
7470

Lake Management:
Army Corps

Latitude:
32.586609

Longitude:
-97.027602

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
44

Normal Elevation (ft):
522

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Joe Pool Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Joe Pool Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.4/5
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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):
With Joe Pool Lake at 53 degree water temperature largemouth bass fishing is getting ready to ramp up. The male bass will start moving up from deep water toward spawning coves and the big ones are right behind them. This is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. The female bass will start feeding at this water temperature in preparation for spawn. The male bass may be up shallow especially on sunny afternoons. Fishing sunny spawning grounds that are receiving the warm spring time sun is a great way to get a few largemouth bass in the boat.
Joe Pool Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Joe Pool Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   1.3/5
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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):
With the water temperature at 53 degrees smallmouth bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Smallmouth bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It's time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Joe Pool Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Joe Pool Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.6/5
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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):
Crappie should be getting ready to spawn. Stay out in deeper water and look for schools. Schooling shad will be harder to find with this water temperature so when you find it, stay on it. Crappie schools will be breaking up quite a bit getting ready for the spawn. Also try fishing shallower with small crank baits and spinners on the warm banks with direct sunlight. This is a great time to be on the water.
Joe Pool Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Joe Pool Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.5/5
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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):
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.
Joe Pool Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Joe Pool Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.3/5
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Joe Pool Lake Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Spotted bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It?s time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Joe Pool Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Joe Pool Lake White Bass Rating:
   2.9/5
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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 Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Joe Pool Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   1.7/5
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Joe Pool Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- No strppers are stocked in this Lake.
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Joe Pool Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The affects of the moon on freshwater fish and game are at a minimum right now. There will be another full 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.
Sunrise:
08:01 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:20 CST







Joe Pool Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us  

State Fishing Records
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fishboat/fis...  

State Fishing Licensee
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/business/lic...  

State Parks
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/  

Texas Bass Tackle
http://www.texasbasstackle.com  

BASSMaster Fishing Membership
http://espn.go.com/outdoors/bassmaster/