Joe Pool Lake

Current Temperature:
61°

Est Water Temperature:
40° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.14 (High)

Wind Speed:
East at 04 Knots (5 MPH)

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Joe Pool Lake
National Pro Reports

Skiatook Lake, OK
2014-04-18
The spring time Hybrid bite is in full swing. Recent trips have produced good boxes of fish up to 8 pounds. The water temps are up to 58 degrees and the fish are very active. I had a trip there today ... [more]

-Steve Carroll

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

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

Texas Reports

Wright Patman Lake, TX
2014-04-15
WRIGHT PATMAN Water lightly stained; 59-64 degrees; 5.74 ' high. Black bass are good on black neon Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines. Sp... [more]

Lake Weatherford, TX
2014-04-15
WEATHERFORD Water clear; 57-61 degrees; 7.19' low. No report available. Please call ahead as low water is making launching difficult.... [more]

White River Reservoir, TX
2014-04-15
WHITE RIVER Water stained; 52-60 degrees; 34.64' low. No report available.... [more]

Lake Whitney, TX
2014-04-15
WHITNEY Water stained; 58-62 degrees; 12.20' low. Black bass are slow. Striped bass are fair on white striper jigs. White bass are fair on minnows. Crappie are good on minnows and blue tube jigs. Cat... [more]

Walter E Long Lake, TX
2014-04-15
WALTER E. LONG Water lightly stained. Black bass are fair on white crankbaits and chartreuse soft plastics and Rat-L-Traps. Hybrid striper are fair on silver slabs. White bass are good on perch color... [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 Community Fishing Reports
Guest
2014-04-15
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 58
JOE POOL Water clear; 57-60 degrees; 1.35' low. Black bass are slow on shallow crankbaits and white spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows. White bass are good on slabs. Catfish are fair on prepared bait.
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 40 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 40 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:
The affects of the moon on freshwater fish and game are at a minimum right now. There will be a new 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:
06:55 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:58 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/