Lake Monticello

Current Temperature:
50°

Est Water Temperature:
66° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.04 (High)

Wind Speed:
North at 00 Knots (0 MPH)

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Lake Monticello
National Pro Reports

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2015-04-15
Fishing on Old Hickory is on FIRE!!! WE have been running very successful trips over the last week with good number and quality and look for the good days to continue. The fish have made a big push u... [more]

-Ian Huey

Texas Reports

Benbrook Lake, TX
2015-04-07
Clear fork level off 377 is better today after Sunday rain. Still no sandies. Carp are spawning. Maybe another week before White bass work up from lake. April 7, 2015. ... [more]

Lake Monticello General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Monticello 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 Monticello 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!

Lake Monticello is an excellent fishing lake in Texas a couple hours east of Dallas Texas.  The lake is used to cool a coal burning power plant.  Lake Monticello is an excellent stop for early and late season fishing.  It is typically much warmer than the surrounding lakes in Texas.


State:
Texas

County:
Titus

Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir

Surface Area (acres):
2001

Lake Management:
State Park

Latitude:
33.107823

Longitude:
-95.070395

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:
Powerplant

Maximum Depth (ft):
40

Normal Elevation (ft):
340

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Lake Monticello Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Lake Monticello Largemouth Bass Rating:
   4.1/5
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- rattle traps and flukes
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
66 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Lake Monticello Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Lake Monticello Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   3.7/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 66. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Lake Monticello Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Lake Monticello Crappie Rating:
   3.7/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie will be coming off of the spawn now. Fish will be feeding much more aggressively making up for lost time eating during the spawn. Crappie will start moving back to their typical structure of choice and should be getting into schools again in the old river channels. It?s time to hit the water. Have fun today!
Lake Monticello Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Lake Monticello Catfish Rating:
   4.5/5
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The water temperature is climbing and the catfish will start becoming more active now. The catfish spawn is right around the corner and generally all catfish species will be looking to spawn. Blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish spawn in much the same areas. Mostly spawning in deep tree lay downs that have lots of shade, holes in the bank, sunken barrels and tires. With baitfish becoming active, it?s time to catch some small sunfish, bluegill, shad and frogs and getting the line in the water.
Lake Monticello Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Lake Monticello Spotted Bass Rating:
   4.5/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 66 degrees range, spotted bass are generally their most active at this water temperature. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the spotted bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Lake Monticello White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Lake Monticello White Bass Rating:
   2/5
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Lake Monticello Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Lake Monticello Striped Bass Rating:
   0/5
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Lake Monticello Solar and Lunar Conditions
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:
06:45 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:52 CST







Lake Monticello 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/