Lake Whitney

Current Temperature:
34°

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

Barometric Pressure:
30.33 (High)

Wind Speed:
North at 05 Knots (6 MPH)

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Lake Whitney
National Pro Reports

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2015-02-18
There has not been much change over the last month or so in the fishing on Old Hickory but I believe that is about to change. After this weeks absolutely frigid weather and all the snow melt it will b... [more]

-Ian Huey

Texas Reports

Lake Whitney General Information
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!

the access infor states "dirt ramps"  however, there are several improved ramps at the Army Corp of Engineer parks located around the lake, and at the state park.

2/10/12 lake just raised 8ft ramps should start opening back up around the lake. Not a powerplant lake powerplant is behind dam dont be comfused by the listing.

 


State:
Texas

County:
Bosque

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
23

Lake Management:
Army Corps

Latitude:
32.015279

Longitude:
-97.421424

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
108

Normal Elevation (ft):
533

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Lake Whitney Community Fishing Reports


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Lake Whitney Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Lake Whitney Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.6/5
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- 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 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.
Lake Whitney Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Lake Whitney Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.9/5
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- 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 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.
Lake Whitney Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Lake Whitney Crappie Rating:
   3.7/5
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- 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):
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.
Lake Whitney Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Lake Whitney Catfish Rating:
   3.5/5
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- 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 Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Lake Whitney Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.8/5
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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.
Lake Whitney White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Lake Whitney White Bass Rating:
   3.7/5
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- 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 Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Lake Whitney Striped Bass Rating:
   3.6/5
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- 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):


Lake Whitney 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:
07:59 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:24 CST







Lake Whitney 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/