Lookout Shoals Lake

Current Temperature:
45°

Est Water Temperature:
50° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.13 (High)

Wind Speed:
North at 00 Knots (0 MPH)

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Lookout Shoals Lake
National Pro Reports

North Carolina Reports

Falls Lake, NC
2014-12-17
The report is that the largemouth fishing sucks and in the last year has dramatically gone down hill... [more]

Lookout Shoals Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lookout Shoals 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 Lookout Shoals 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:
Alexander

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
Other

Latitude:
35.793843

Longitude:
-81.133762

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
80

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Lookout Shoals Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Lookout Shoals Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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Lookout Shoals Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Fish Large Deep Diving Crankbaits in 20+ Feet of water. Also throw Alabama Rig around docks in 3 feet of Water.

Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 50 degrees. If you have a chance to get out on the water, you are going to have to fish deep and slow. Jig fishing and Plastic baits may be your best bet this time of year for largemouth bass. You may also try fishing some sinking jerk baits.
Lookout Shoals Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Lookout Shoals Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   1.7/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 50 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.
Lookout Shoals Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Lookout Shoals Lake Crappie Rating:
   2.3/5
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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.
Lookout Shoals Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Lookout Shoals Lake Walleye Rating:
   3.2/5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Lookout Shoals Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Lookout Shoals Lake Catfish Rating:
   4/5
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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.
Lookout Shoals Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Lookout Shoals Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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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.
Lookout Shoals Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Lookout Shoals Lake White Bass Rating:
   3.9/5
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Lookout Shoals Lake Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Lookout Shoals Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   3.9/5
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Lookout Shoals Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

Sunrise:
08:33 EST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
18:10 EST







Lookout Shoals Lake Links
lake link
http://www.dukepower.com/lakes/lakefacts/lookoutshoals.asp  

Lake Map
http://www.dukepower.com/lakes/lakefacts/lookoutshoals.pdf  

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...