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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Beech Fork 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. Beech Fork 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:
West Virginia
Latitude:
38.2969360000000000000
Maximum Depth (ft):
15
County:
Cabell
Longitude:
-82.3875040000000000000
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
720
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
Lake Management:
State Park
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Guest
2013-02-07
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
There are no. Smallmouth in Beech fork lake
Beech Fork Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Beech Fork Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Saturday night i caught a 17'5' 3lb large mouth using a Berkely 4" Camo power worm,fishing from the bank toward the boat in 8.5' of water,for a total of 2 in a short period of time,just wanted to pass that on.
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Try fishing some pre spawn locations for largemouth bass. With water temperature at 39 find some flats with soft bottom at locations on Beech Fork Lake that typically have vegetation during summer months. Try fishing spinner baits and work them slow up to the edge of the drop and bounce them down the face looking for staging largemouth bass. Jerkbaits and squarebill crankbaits can also deadly this time of year. Look for flats in the arms of the lake that have direct access to deep water and river channels.
Beech Fork Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
2.5
Beech Fork Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 39 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.
Beech Fork Lake Crappie Rating:
4
Beech Fork Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie fishing is sometimes at its best with the water temperature down this low. Crappie will be in large schools and follow the large shad schools around in extremely deep water. Find the deepest parts of your lake in old river channels and scan your graph for schooling shad. When you find the school, drop your plastics or live bait down to the bottom of the shad and get ready. Many crappie fishermen will be catching awesome numbers and size of fish this time of year. If you are brave enough to get out on the water this time when the water temperature is this cold, it can really pay off. Be careful out there, remember to boat safely. Never take any chances at these temperatures.
Beech Fork Lake Walleye Rating:
3
Beech Fork Lake Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Walleye function very well in the colder water temperatures. Try fishing some open flats and definitely use live bait when the water temperature is this low. Plastics with scent added will also produce results, but nothing beats live bait for walleye.
Beech Fork Lake Catfish Rating:
4.5
Beech Fork Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Use a cooked full sized hotdog for big channel catfish . Just be sure to hold on to your fishing rod. They will jerk it into the lake.











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.
Beech Fork Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
4
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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.
Beech Fork Lake White Bass Rating:
4
Beech Fork Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Beech Fork Lake Striped Bass Rating:
4
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Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

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:

07:27 EST

Sunset:

19:43 EST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
Days to Full