Wright Patman Lake

Current Temperature:
70°

Est Water Temperature:
65° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
29.76 (Normal)

Wind Speed:
South-West at 10 Knots (12 MPH)

Forecast   |   Trends

Wright Patman Lake
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 Fork, TX
2015-04-05
Lake Fork: The water level is 400.03 or three feet low and the water temperatures have ranged from the lower 60\'s to 70 degrees this week depending on where you were fishing and time of day. The wat... [more]

Wright Patman Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Wright Patman 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. Wright Patman 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!

Wright Patman Lake is located in the beautiful piney woods of northeast Texas. Wright Patman Lake includes about 30,000 surface acres of water and 50,000 acres of land. Numerous recreational opportunities are available including camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, and wildlife viewing including wintering bald eagles, pelicans, and various migratory ducks. Local attractions include numerous festivals such as Four State Fair and Rodeo; Quadrangle Street Festival;Jump, Jive and Jam Festival in Texarkana; Forest Festival in Atlanta; and Frontier Days Festival in New Boston. Texarkana also has numerous museums and points of interest including historic buildings and memorials. [Wright Patman Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 01/26/2008]
State:
Texas

County:
Bowie

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
19000

Lake Management:
Army Corps

Latitude:
33.299304

Longitude:
-94.290242

Water Clarity:
10 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
20

Normal Elevation (ft):
221

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Wright Patman Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Wright Patman Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.4/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is in full spawn now the water temperature has climbed up to 65 degrees. The large female bass will be on the beds and holding tight. Spawning bass won't be feeding aggressively at this water temperature but they will be catchable. In addition, all bass don't spawn at the exact same time or water temperature. If you aren't a site fisherman, you should be able to find some larger females and male largemouth on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding so fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Wright Patman Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Wright Patman Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   1.9/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 65. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Wright Patman Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Wright Patman Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.8/5
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- Jigs in shallow water right now for bigger fish. Smaller fish are holding shallow in deeper water
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!
Wright Patman Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Wright Patman Lake Catfish Rating:
   4.1/5
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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.
Wright Patman Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Wright Patman Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   2.5/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 65 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.
Wright Patman Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Wright Patman Lake White Bass Rating:
   2.5/5
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Wright Patman Lake Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Wright Patman Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   3.9/5
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Wright Patman Lake 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:
06:44 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:48 CST







Wright Patman Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
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State Fishing Records
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State Parks
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/  

Texas Bass Tackle
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