Harlan County Lake

Current Temperature:
48°

Est Water Temperature:
60° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
29.79 (Rising)

Wind Speed:
North-West at 10 Knots (12 MPH)

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Harlan County Lake
National Pro Reports

Lake Guntersville, AL
2014-04-23
21-23 April 2014 Lake Guntersville %u2013 Dale Ellis of Hendersonville TN joined me on Monday and Tuesday, then today John Maples of Scottsboro AL fished with me%u2026we caught 25-30 fish each day. A... [more]

-Jake (Mid South Bass Guide)

Skiatook Lake, OK
2014-04-20
I had 4 great clients in the boat today from Oklahoma City. It was a beautiful morning to be at the lake and as it turned out the fish were going to be willing today as well. We got on the Hybrids ear... [more]

-Steve Carroll

Saratoga Lake, NY
2014-04-19
Its been a long winter but the ice have finally come off of the lake. So I hooked up the boat and headed to the lake today got there around 10am and headed to the west side of the lake. The wind was b... [more]

-John Ernst

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2014-04-19
This report is for 04/08/2014-04/18/2014. Sorry for the delay I have been extremely busy on the water and haven%u2019t had a chance to sit down and write.
The numbers of boats on the water have ... [more]

-Ian Huey

Lake Minnetonka, MN
2014-04-16
We are getting close to fishing lake minnetonka with open water. We are now past lake minnetonkas average ice out, with most channels open and the remaining ice being honey comb throughout. With a f... [more]

-Dan Jasper

Nebraska Reports

Harlan County Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Harlan County 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 Harlan County 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!

Harlan County Lake: The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, in cooperation with the Corps of Engineers, performs a variety of fisheries management activities to improve the lake’s aquatic habitat. The most sought after species include Walleye, wipers, white bass, northern pike and channel catfish. Other game fish present in lesser numbers include large-mouthed bass, crappie, and bluegill. Fishermen are encouraged to use one of the fish-cleaning stations at Hunter Cove or Methodist Cove parks to prepare their catch. [Harlan County Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 02/05/2008]
State:
Nebraska

County:
Harlan

Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir

Surface Area (acres):
13250

Lake Management:
Army Corps

Latitude:
40.062801

Longitude:
-99.291955

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
55

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Harlan County Lake Community Fishing Reports


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Harlan County Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Harlan County Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.6/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is in full spawn now the water temperature has climbed up to 60 degrees. The large female bass will be on the beds and holding tight. Spawning bass won't be feeding aggressively at this water temperature but they will be catchable. In addition, all bass don't spawn at the exact same time or water temperature. If you aren't a site fisherman, you should be able to find some larger females and male largemouth on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding so fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Harlan County Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Harlan County Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.6/5
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Harlan County Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- fact..there isnt any smallmouth bass in Harlan...bogus
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The smallmouth bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again. Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Harlan County Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Harlan County Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.7/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The crappie spawn should be really heating up now. Crappie prefers to spawn on gravel bottom typically with brush and/or emergent vegetation for cover. If the lake is void of gravel bottoms, find the rocks or rip rap. Crappie will use the larger structure rocks for cover. Cast some small grub baits in the shallows looking for the spawning crappie. Good luck today!
Harlan County Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Harlan County Lake Walleye Rating:
   3.7/5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye are coming off of the spawn now. Fish will be feeding very more aggressive making up for lost time eating during the spawn. Walleye will start moving back to their typical structure of choice and should be getting into the lake flats and deep structure. It?s time to hit the water. This may be the best water temperature to be on the water. There shouldn?t be too many fishermen on the water this early and there are many species that are hitting their prime water temperatures to be biting very well. Have fun today!
Harlan County Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Harlan County Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.9/5
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The water temperature is climbing and the catfish will start becoming more active now. The catfish spawn is right around the corner and generally all catfish species will be looking to spawn. Blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish spawn in much the same areas. Mostly spawning in deep tree lay downs that have lots of shade, holes in the bank, sunken barrels and tires. With baitfish becoming active, it?s time to catch some small sunfish, bluegill, shad and frogs and getting the line in the water.
Harlan County Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Harlan County Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The spotted bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Harlan County Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Harlan County Lake White Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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Harlan County Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Try doll flies double rig white and yellow work best.

Look for birds, shallow not more than 10 to 12 feet.
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Harlan County Lake Striped Bass Fishing

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Harlan County Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   3.8/5
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Harlan County Lake Trout Fishing

[ Trout Info ]
Harlan County Lake Trout Rating:
   3.2/5
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Harlan County Lake Trout Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Use lindy rigs baited with corn. Fish just under 15 lbs.
Trout Tips for Current Conditions (automated):


Harlan County Lake 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:
06:47 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
20:22 CST







Harlan County Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.ngpc.state.ne.us  

State Fishing Licensee
https://www.greatlodge.com/scripts/ipos/...  

State Fishing Records
http://www.ngpc.state.ne.us/fishing/guid...  

State Parks
http://www.ngpc.state.ne.us/parks/guides...