Occoquan Reservoir

Current Temperature:
55°

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

Barometric Pressure:
30.44 (Rising)

Wind Speed:
North-West at 04 Knots (5 MPH)

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Occoquan Reservoir
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Occoquan Reservoir General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Occoquan Reservoir 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. Occoquan Reservoir 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!

Outboards up 10 10 HP are allowed on Occoquan Reservoir.


State:
Virginia

County:
Prince William

Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir

Surface Area (acres):
2100

Lake Management:
Municipal Park

Latitude:
38.707765

Longitude:
-77.349879

Water Clarity:
6-10 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):


Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
Trolling Only

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Occoquan Reservoir Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Occoquan Reservoir Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.7/5
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Occoquan Reservoir Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- I caught an 18" largemouth which weighed about 4-5 lbs. with a little red rooster tail spinner on May 22nd. And I've been catching smaller largemouth everyday including today the 26th with the same little rooster tail.
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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.
Occoquan Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Occoquan Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.6/5
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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.
Occoquan Reservoir Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Occoquan Reservoir Crappie Rating:
   3.4/5
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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!
Occoquan Reservoir Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Occoquan Reservoir Walleye Rating:
   2.1/5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
This is the water temperature of choice for walleye. They are feeding well and moving in patterns that should be fairly easy to pick up and capitalize on today. Baitfish are not at the peak of activity but they will be in good supply in the deeper water. The lake is really turning on this time of year and the fish should be biting well.
Occoquan Reservoir Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Occoquan Reservoir Catfish Rating:
   3.4/5
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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.
Occoquan Reservoir Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Occoquan Reservoir Spotted Bass Rating:
   4.1/5
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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.
Occoquan Reservoir White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Occoquan Reservoir White Bass Rating:
   3.8/5
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Occoquan Reservoir Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Occoquan Reservoir Striped Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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Occoquan Reservoir Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.
Sunrise:
05:54 EST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
20:18 EST







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State Fishing Information
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