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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Whitney 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 Whitney 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:
32.015279
Maximum Depth (ft):
108
County:
Bosque
Longitude:
-97.421424
Normal Elevation (ft):
533
Inpoundment Type:
Lake
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
23
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
Army Corps
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Guest
2014-04-15
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 60
WHITNEY Water stained; 58-62 degrees; 12.20' low. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are fair on white striper jigs. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs. Catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and stinkbait.
Guest
2014-03-19
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 58
Water stained; 56-60 degrees; 11.66' low. Black bass are good on jerkbaits and Carolina rigged chartreuse soft plastics. Striped bass are fair drifting live bait in 25-35 feet, and on silver striper jigs. White bass are fair on Pirk Minnows and slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows over brush piles. Catfish are slow.
Guest
2014-03-11
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 55
WHITNEY Water stained; 53-57 degrees; 11.31' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon red and redbug soft plastics, spinnerbaits, and Rat-L-Traps. Striped bass are good on chartreuse striper jigs. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are fair on liver and stinkbait.
Guest
2013-04-20
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
ive been catching blue catfish like crazy on perch for all of april untill the last cold front caught a 22 pound channel cat too biggest blue was 8lbs so much fun
Guest
2012-02-10
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature:
2/9/12 Sandys headed up the creek,striper bite picking up,bass staging up on sunny days expect a bite cold days lots of slow work.
Guest
2012-01-01
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 49
The largemouth bass on Lake Whitney are schooling up along dropoffs near main lake points. 15-25ft of water. Bite is slow, but black/blue football jigs 1/4-3/8 oz tipped with a watermelon candy craw has been most productive. If you catch one bass, remain in the area more are with it.
Guest
2012-01-01
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 49
The largemouth bass on Lake Whitney are schooling up along dropoffs near main lake points. 15-25ft of water. Bite is slow, but black/blue football jigs 1/4-3/8 oz tipped with a watermelon candy craw has been most productive. If you catch one bass, remain in the area more are with it.
Guest
2011-04-29
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 2
Water Temperature: 65
catfish good on bloodbait and worms
cdnet1
2010-02-19
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
water temp 39F bass very slow best on watermelonseed plastics that are short and fat fishing them along steep and deep creek channels with structure anywhere from 18 - 30 feet
Lake Whitney Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Lake Whitney Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- 2/18/12
4.5lb bass caught in the rain 10-15ft on brush piles with jigs. Took around 15lb on the local tournament today also. Budlight tomorrow goods luck! My estimate is that it will take 18lbs plus to take FIRST and 15lb might get a check! Going to be a good day to fish.
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Lake Whitney at 51 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.
Lake Whitney Smallmouth Bass Rating:
3
Lake Whitney Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- The lake has a very very low chance of producing a smallmouth bass. Reason being they restock the lake at the wrong time period like when the stripers are crusing shallows?! Makes since plus they are scared of the "Golden Alge". Wish they would get over it and restock the smallmouth everyear so Lake Whitney can become a great smallmouth lake in the future like it was many years ago. They have been caught but in extreamly few numbers over the last few years. Be nice if the restocking group would get together and make the lake more than a small time striper lake.
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Lake Whitney at 51 degree water temperature this is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. Smallmouth 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. Smallmouth Bass will move into warm water on warm sunny days.
Lake Whitney Crappie Rating:
3.5
Lake Whitney Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Crappie is a little slow right now due to the recent cold weather, still caught several with a
Crappie pole vertical fishing with live minnows, fishing should heat back up when the water temp
gets back to 68 or 70. Good luck out there.
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The crappie fishing should be getting good to great now. Crappie function excellent in 51 degree water. Crappie will be nicely bunched up still and moving more aggresively than when the water temperature is in the 35 to 50 degree range. With baitfish getting more active, the crappie fishing will be good. Good luck today!
Lake Whitney Catfish Rating:
3.5
Lake Whitney Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Six channel cat caught at the marina on live and cutbait yesterday here in Whitney
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 Whitney Spotted Bass Rating:
4
Lake Whitney 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.
Lake Whitney White Bass Rating:
3.5
Lake Whitney White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Sandbass in full swing heading up the creeks especialy on the sunny warmer days. This is early for the lake but it also just came up in the neighborhood of 8ft. so with that and few good days of warm weather and the started. Slowed a bit for the cool front but just wait for a few warm days ahead. Lures Always flyrods, small jerkbaits "rebel" hint cheap and work, tiny rattle traps,small popper, and crappie style jig and baits that imitate small baitfish work also. crankbaits can work but when the water gets realy clear they tend to shy from them in the river.
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Lake Whitney Striped Bass Rating:
3.5
Lake Whitney Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- 2/18/12
Found a few stripers up shallow today busting on the top and bringing them in on just about anything you can get infront of there faces quickly. Last three days caught from 3-7lb stripers this way, calmer days make it easier to spot them pop the top.
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

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:

08:22 CST

Sunset:

18:22 CST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
Days to Full