Chatuge Lake

Current Temperature:
68°

Est Water Temperature:
69° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.17 (High)

Wind Speed:
North at 00 Knots (0 MPH)

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Chatuge Lake
National Pro Reports

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2014-09-10
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Chatuge Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Chatuge 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. Vital fishing information for Chatuge Lake, including mean water temperature and moon phase. 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:
North Carolina

County:
Clay

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
State Park

Latitude:
35.012087

Longitude:
-83.773526

Water Clarity:
10 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
115

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Chatuge Lake Community Fishing Reports


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Chatuge Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Chatuge Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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Chatuge Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Water temp is actually between 55 and 57, make sure your
presentation is large and slow. They are looking got a ready
meal without expending to much energy.
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
69 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Chatuge Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Chatuge Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.3/5
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Chatuge Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- we don\'t have many. you\'ll just have to look in my opinion.
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 69. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Chatuge Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Chatuge Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.2/5
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Chatuge Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie prefer this water temperature and will be actively feeding and staying in solid patterns. Baitfish are more active and schooling in all parts of the lake in this water temperature.
Chatuge Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Chatuge Lake Walleye Rating:
   2.3/5
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Chatuge Lake Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- I find them under logs

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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.
Chatuge Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Chatuge Lake Catfish Rating:
   4/5
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Chatuge Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- a lot of blue channel cat fish around dam or in channels feed by colder water
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The entire catfish family is very active and actively feeding in this water temperature. All catfish including blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish will be looking for their next meal. Itís perfect time to get on the water and fill the freezer. Good luck out there.
Chatuge Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Chatuge Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.7/5
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Chatuge Lake Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- they love to hang around the rocks where the water is between 8-20ft deep or off rocky points. there are currently more spotted bass then small or large mouth in Chatuge. colors to use are pumpkin,watermelon seed, white fluke, and jitterbugs during warm summer evenings
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 69 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.
Chatuge Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Chatuge Lake White Bass Rating:
   2/5
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Chatuge Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- find rocky points

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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Chatuge Lake Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Chatuge Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   3.2/5
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Chatuge Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- excellent trolling lake with 30 ft down riggers and silver spoon
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):


Chatuge Lake 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 a new 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:
07:21 EST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:38 EST







Chatuge Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.ncwildlife.org  

State Fishing Licensee
http://www.ncwildlife.org/fs_index_01_li...  

State Parks
http://www.ils.unc.edu/parkproject/ncpar...  

State Fishing Records
http://www.ncwildlife.org/pg03_Fishing/p...  

State Fishing Information
http://www.ncwildlife.org/pg02_Regs/pg2b...