South Holston Lake
Current Temperature:
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Est Water Temperature:
47° (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
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Lake Cook, VA
2016-08-17
Water quality is very bad. Trash everywhere you look. There are no bass in this water only carp and cat. This pond is poorly managed and highly abused by people.... [more]

Welcome to FishingNotes.com South Holston 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. South Holston 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!
State:
Virginia
Latitude:
36.612798
Maximum Depth (ft):
145
County:
Washington
Longitude:
-81.973851
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Reservior
Water Clarity:
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Surface Area (acres):
0
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Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
Other
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Guest
2013-05-16
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 67
the smallmouth has spawned and moved out heading to deeper water, still a green pumpkin worm bite,fluke,tube
South Holston Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
South Holston Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With South Holston Lake at 47 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.
South Holston Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
4
South Holston Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- chart pumpkin finesse worm Texas rigged works pretty much spring to fall , rocky banks and brush piles
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 47 degrees. 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 smallmouth.
South Holston Lake Crappie Rating:
3.5
South Holston Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the Water Temperature at 47 Prime Crappie fishing is in full swing. Crappies should be migrating to their spawning areas now. They?ll either be up in the final spawning area now or at tributary entrances. Concentrate around 15 feet of water. Fish Primary points at the mouth of the creek arms. Fish Targets at this point instead of focusing on bait fish. Fish trees, shrubs, vegetation, etc. Fishing correctly this time of year will get you snagged quite a bit since you need to focus on making and keeping contact with the cover.
South Holston Lake Walleye Rating:
3
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Walleye will be staging and getting ready to spawn now. With Walleye spawning grounds generally on gravel and rocky bottoms and preferring clean water. Start looking for pre-spawn fish in deeper waters with easy access to shallow clean water rocky bottoms. Walleye should be feeding aggressively right up until they start laying eggs. This is a perfect time to be fishing for Walleye.
South Holston Lake Catfish Rating:
4.5
South Holston Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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.
South Holston Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
0
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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.
South Holston Lake White Bass Rating:
0
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South Holston Lake Striped Bass Rating:
2.5
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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:

07:00 EST

Sunset:

19:56 EST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
Days to Full