Lake Bonham

Current Temperature:
61°

Est Water Temperature:
58° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.03 (High)

Wind Speed:
South at 16 Knots (18 MPH)

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Lake Bonham General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Bonham 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. Lake Bonham 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

County:
Fannin

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
Other

Latitude:
33.653966

Longitude:
-96.154656

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:
Powerplant

Maximum Depth (ft):
25

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Lake Bonham Community Fishing Reports


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Lake Bonham Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Lake Bonham Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.6/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
At 58 degree water temperature largemouth bass fishing is in pre-spawn now. It's time to get fishing. Female bass are going to be moving up to the spawning beds. Male largemouth bass will be starting to build the spawning nests in protected coves. Bass prefer to spawn in weedy and woody cover deep in coves that will be protected from the wind and other elements. This is the best time to catch the lake record bass. The female bass will be feeding until they reach the beds and start the spawn. The smaller male bass will be attacking lures also. It is on like donkey kong!!! Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Lake Bonham Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Lake Bonham Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   1.8/5
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- There are no Smallmouth Bass in Lake Bonham.
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The smallmouth bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again. Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Lake Bonham Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Lake Bonham Crappie Rating:
   3.7/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The crappie spawn should be really heating up now. Crappie prefers to spawn on gravel bottom typically with brush and/or emergent vegetation for cover. If the lake is void of gravel bottoms, find the rocks or rip rap. Crappie will use the larger structure rocks for cover. Cast some small grub baits in the shallows looking for the spawning crappie. Good luck today!
Lake Bonham Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Lake Bonham Catfish Rating:
   3.8/5
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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.
Lake Bonham Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Lake Bonham Spotted Bass Rating:
   2.3/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The spotted bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Lake Bonham White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Lake Bonham White Bass Rating:
   3/5
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Lake Bonham Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Lake Bonham Striped Bass Rating:
   0/5
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Lake Bonham 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:
07:17 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:40 CST







Lake Bonham 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/