Piedmont Lake

Current Temperature:
28°

Est Water Temperature:
37° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.28 (Falling)

Wind Speed:
South-West at 07 Knots (8 MPH)

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Piedmont Lake
National Pro Reports

Keystone Lake, OK
2014-11-08
Finding rocky wind blown points near sandy shorelines is the key to good Striper and Sandbass fishing this week at Keystone. Top waters and Shad colored swim baits are the best bets on this afternoon ... [more]

-Steve Carroll

Ohio Reports

Piedmont Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Piedmont 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 Piedmont 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:
Ohio

County:
Belmont

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
2270

Lake Management:
Army Corps

Latitude:
40.147438

Longitude:
-81.187109

Water Clarity:
3-6 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
45

Normal Elevation (ft):
913

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
Trolling Only

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Piedmont Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Piedmont Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.2/5
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Piedmont Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 37 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.
Piedmont Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Piedmont Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 37 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.
Piedmont Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Piedmont Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.3/5
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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.
Piedmont Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Piedmont Lake Walleye Rating:
   3/5
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Piedmont Lake Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- the best walleye fishing is in the fall and spring my best luck i have is while using a mr twister or
a erie deerie tipped with shiner or bass minnow at depths usually around 10 ft they tend to stay
where water is at a cool temerature right now is the best time of year to get them at dawn
almost to dusk right around 6 to 8 is my best times of luck
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Walleye function very well in the colder water temperatures. Try fishing some open flats and definitely use live bait when the water temperature is this low. Plastics with scent added will also produce results, but nothing beats live bait for walleye.
Piedmont Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Piedmont Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.4/5
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Piedmont Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- when using fresh chicken liver or even
creek chubs add a little garlic salt to
your bait it takes human scent away
plus sends the garlic smell mix with the
smell of the chub further into the water
so use that its a guarunteed fact youll
have more bites n more fun so get
some bait n garlic salt n have some fun.
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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.
Piedmont Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Piedmont Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   4.2/5
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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.
Piedmont Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Piedmont Lake White Bass Rating:
   4.3/5
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Piedmont Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- The best time to fish for white bass is in
the spring jigs tipped with minnows in
5ft of waterr

Fish creeks or spill ways
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Piedmont Lake Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Piedmont Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   2.3/5
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Piedmont 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 another full 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:
08:29 EST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
17:56 EST







Piedmont Lake Links
Lake Map
http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/wildlife/Fishing/lakemaps/Piedmont Lake Fishing Map.htm  

State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.ohiodnr.com/Wildlife  

State Fishing Licensee
https://www.greatlodge.com/oh/license/we...  

State Parks
http://www.ohiodnr.com/parks/  

State Fishing Records
http://www.ohiodnr.com/wildlife/fishing/...  

State Fishing Information
http://www.ohiodnr.com/wildlife/PDF/pub1...