Joe Pool Lake

Current Temperature:
57°

Est Water Temperature:
48° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.07 (High)

Wind Speed:
West at 05 Knots (6 MPH)

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Joe Pool 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

Texas Reports

Canyon Lake, TX
2014-11-21
Canyon Lake water temp on 11/20/14...surface temp 65, at 50 ft, 60 degrees. ... [more]

Joe Pool Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Joe Pool 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 Joe Pool 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!

Joe Pool Lake is a 7,400-acre impoundment located in the southern portion of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The lake is centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth and has four developed parks: Britton Park, Cedar Hill State Park, Loyd Park and Lynn Creek Park. Local attractions within a 20-mile radius of the Joe Pool Lake include: Six Flags Over Texas, Hurricane Harbor Fun Park, The Ballpark at Arlington (Texas Rangers Baseball), Texas Stadium (Dallas Cowboys Football), Penn Farm at Cedar Hill State Park, and Lonestar Park at Grand Prairie (horse racing). [Joe Pool Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 01/26/2008]
State:
Texas

County:
Dallas

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
7470

Lake Management:
Army Corps

Latitude:
32.586609

Longitude:
-97.027602

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
44

Normal Elevation (ft):
522

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Joe Pool Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Joe Pool Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.4/5
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Joe Pool Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Go to the TPWD TX site for current fishing reports at Joe Pool Lake. Best bet is to ask fisherman hanging round at the Marina (Lynn Creek) for some feedback. Don't bother asking the Marina staff many on the night shift are very grouchy. Some longtime employees have lost their sense of courtesy when asked about fishing tips. The fisherman getting ready to go out are the best source.

Steve at Joe Pool Lake
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 48 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.
Joe Pool Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Joe Pool Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   1.3/5
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Joe Pool Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- No smallmouth bass stokced in this lake. Rarely will one evr be caught. Possibilty might exist in oneof the small creeks feeding theLake. No word this year of any?
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 48 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.
Joe Pool Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Joe Pool Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.5/5
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Joe Pool Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- They are in my secret brush piles.... you are nuts if I am tellin' anyone where they are
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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.
Joe Pool Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Joe Pool Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.5/5
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Joe Pool Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Fish with fresh baby shad catch all the catfish right where i put the marker caught a nice 3.5pounder
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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.
Joe Pool Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Joe Pool Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.2/5
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Joe Pool Lake Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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.
Joe Pool Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Joe Pool Lake White Bass Rating:
   2.8/5
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Joe Pool Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Fish ealry morning or early evening. Since white bass like to school if you find them you should be able to catch them. Best found in 30-40 feet of water with schools found at 22-27 feet deep. Use a jig and minnow or a jig and spoon.
Colors should resemble shad.

Steve at Joe Pool Lake
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Joe Pool Lake Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Joe Pool Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   1.7/5
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Joe Pool Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- No strppers are stocked in this Lake.
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):


Joe Pool Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
New Moon fishing can be at its best. The gravitational pull on the earth is at its peak when the moon and sun are rising and setting at the same time of day. This combination can generate extraordinary fishing opportunities especially if combined with perfect weather variances. The new moon may have the fish extremely aggressive and actively hunting for food. Try fishing a little faster today and with several different baits and techniques. When fish are more aggressive, its always fun to fish a little more aggressive. Watch the peak fishing times and make sure you are on the water during that part of the day to take full advantage of today?s solar/lunar peaks. Have a great day!
Sunrise:
08:09 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
18:20 CST







Joe Pool Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us  

State Fishing Records
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fishboat/fis...  

State Fishing Licensee
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/business/lic...  

State Parks
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/  

Texas Bass Tackle
http://www.texasbasstackle.com  

BASSMaster Fishing Membership
http://espn.go.com/outdoors/bassmaster/