Joe Pool Lake
Current Temperature:
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Est Water Temperature:
48° (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
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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:
32.586609
Maximum Depth (ft):
44
County:
Dallas
Longitude:
-97.027602
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):
With Joe Pool Lake at 48 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.
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 slow with the water temperature at 48 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.
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):
With the Water Temperature at 48 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 48 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.
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):
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 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 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.
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:

Sunrise:

07:21 CST

Sunset:

19:18 CST

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