Lock 8

Current Temperature:
46°

Est Water Temperature:
53° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.68 (Falling)

Wind Speed:
South at 05 Knots (6 MPH)

Forecast   |   Trends

Lock 8
National Pro Reports

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

Sooner Lake, OK
2014-04-14
The fish are finally waking up at Sooner. Water temps in the main lake are 58 degrees and 72 in the discharge canal. Most fish are being taken shallow on live Shad fished on a free line. It\'s the mos... [more]

-Steve Carroll

Lake Guntersville, AL
2014-04-14
13 April 2014 Lake Guntersville %u2013 Really nice family joined me yesterday on Guntersville and after a slow first hour or so the guy%u2019s started putting them in the boat. Everyone caught fish ... [more]

-Jake (Mid South Bass Guide)

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2014-04-08
This report is for the week of 03/30/2014- 04/07/2014

We have again had an awesome week here on Old Hickory Lake this week as we ran 4 trips and are still catching big fish! This week alone... [more]

-Ian Huey

Lake Sidney Lanier, GA
2014-04-06
Striper fishing is good and should be improving as the warming water temperatures gets the fish up and moving. The boys will be looking for girl friends and the girls will be looking to pack on the we... [more]

-Ken West and Mike Maddalena

New York Reports

Lock 8 General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lock 8 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 Lock 8, 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:
New York

County:
Schenectady

Inpoundment Type:


Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:


Latitude:
42.823226

Longitude:
-73.973969

Water Clarity:


Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):


Normal Elevation (ft):
0

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Lock 8 Community Fishing Reports


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Lock 8 Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Lock 8 at 53 degree water temperature largemouth bass fishing is getting ready to ramp up. The male bass will start moving up from deep water toward spawning coves and the big ones are right behind them. This is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. The female bass will start feeding at this water temperature in preparation for spawn. The male bass may be up shallow especially on sunny afternoons. Fishing sunny spawning grounds that are receiving the warm spring time sun is a great way to get a few largemouth bass in the boat.
Lock 8 Smallmouth Bass Fishing

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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the water temperature at 53 degrees smallmouth bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Smallmouth bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It's time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Lock 8 Crappie Fishing

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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie should be getting ready to spawn. Stay out in deeper water and look for schools. Schooling shad will be harder to find with this water temperature so when you find it, stay on it. Crappie schools will be breaking up quite a bit getting ready for the spawn. Also try fishing shallower with small crank baits and spinners on the warm banks with direct sunlight. This is a great time to be on the water.
Lock 8 Walleye Fishing

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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye spawn is in full swing now. With Walleye spawning grounds generally on gravel and rocky bottoms and preferring clean water. Try throwing reaction type baits up in the shallows. Rip-Rap, damns, rocky bottom points are perfect to hit. Try fishing some faster crank baits and spinners this time of year. As always fall back to the standard walleye fishing tactics, but it won?t hurt bringing out the bass gear in search for spawning walleyes. In this water temperature, always be safe on the water.
Lock 8 Catfish Fishing

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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.
Lock 8 Spotted Bass Fishing

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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Lock 8 at 53 degree water temperature this is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. Spotted bass will be feeding at this water temperature but will be much harder to catch. On Sunny warm afternoons its a great time to throw a crank bait, jigs or slow roll a spinnerbait at 5-10 foot on sunny points and drops off of sunny flats. Spottted Bass will move into warm water on warm sunny days.
Lock 8 White Bass Fishing

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Lock 8 Striped Bass Fishing

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Lock 8 Trout Fishing

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Lock 8 Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

Sunrise:
06:12 EST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:37 EST







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