John H Kerr Reservoir

Current Temperature:
72°

Est Water Temperature:
71° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
29.92 (Normal)

Wind Speed:
North at Knots (0 MPH)

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John H Kerr Reservoir
National Pro Reports

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North Carolina Reports

John H Kerr Reservoir General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com John H Kerr 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. Vital fishing information for John H Kerr Reservoir, 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!

John H. Kerr Reservoir and Dam is a 50,000-acre lake extending 39 miles up the Roanoke River along 800 miles of wooded, cove-studded shoreline in Virginia and North Carolina. Visitors enjoy fishing, camping, swimming, boating or just relaxing and enjoying the scenic beauty. There are 30 recreation areas around Kerr Reservoir: campsites, swim beaches, picnic areas, hiking, nature trails, marinas all available for public use. There are 26 wildlife management areas on Kerr, totaling over 10,000 acres. In addition to flood control and hydroelectric power, other benefits include fish and wildlife conservation, recreation, forest management, and water supply. [Kerr Reservoir. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 02/07/2008]
State:
North Carolina

County:
Warren

Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir

Surface Area (acres):
50000

Lake Management:
State Park

Latitude:
36.573399

Longitude:
-78.515167

Water Clarity:
6-10 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
79

Normal Elevation (ft):
300

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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John H Kerr Reservoir Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
John H Kerr Reservoir Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.8/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
71 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.
John H Kerr Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
John H Kerr Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.5/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 71. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
John H Kerr Reservoir Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
John H Kerr Reservoir Crappie Rating:
   3.2/5
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- set brush piles in coves
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.
John H Kerr Reservoir Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
John H Kerr Reservoir Walleye Rating:
   3.2/5
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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.
John H Kerr Reservoir Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
John H Kerr Reservoir Catfish Rating:
   3/5
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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.
John H Kerr Reservoir Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
John H Kerr Reservoir Spotted Bass Rating:
   2/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 71 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.
John H Kerr Reservoir White Bass Fishing

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John H Kerr Reservoir White Bass Rating:
   0/5
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John H Kerr Reservoir Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
John H Kerr Reservoir Striped Bass Rating:
   4.1/5
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John H Kerr 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:
06:17 EST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
20:23 EST







John H Kerr Reservoir 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...