Lake Bonham

Current Temperature:
41°

Est Water Temperature:
64° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.09 (High)

Wind Speed:
South at 05 Knots (6 MPH)

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Lake Bonham
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

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]

Lake Bonham General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Bonham 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 Lake Bonham, 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:
Texas

County:
Fannin

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
Other

Latitude:
33.653966

Longitude:
-96.154656

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:
Powerplant

Maximum Depth (ft):
25

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Lake Bonham Community Fishing Reports
Guest
2014-04-15
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 61
BONHAM Water stained, 58-63 degrees; 2.05' low. Black bass are good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits as well as soft plastics. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs along the bridges as well as the park pier. Catfish are good on jug lines.
Guest
2014-03-19
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 55
Water stained, 52-60 degrees; 2.22' low. Black bass are good on jigs, crankbaits, spinnerbaits, shakyheads and soft jerk baits in 1-10 feet. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs along the bridges. Catfish are slow on chicken liver along Timbercreek Channel down to about 20 feet.
Lake Bonham Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Lake Bonham Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.7/5
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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 64 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.
Lake Bonham Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Lake Bonham Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   1.8/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 64. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Lake Bonham Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Lake Bonham Crappie Rating:
   3.8/5
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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!
Lake Bonham Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Lake Bonham 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.
Lake Bonham Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Lake Bonham Spotted Bass Rating:
   2.3/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 64 degrees range, spotted bass are generally their most active at this water temperature. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the spotted bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Lake Bonham White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Lake Bonham White Bass Rating:
   3/5
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Lake Bonham Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Lake Bonham Striped Bass Rating:
   0/5
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Lake Bonham Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The full moon has just past. The gravitational pull is starting to decrease with the moon and sun being on opposite sides of the planet. 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. It's always fun trying something new at the peak times to change things up a bit and test out the Lunar Theory each time you hit the water in close to full and full moon situations. Good luck you there.
Sunrise:
06:54 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:53 CST







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

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

Texas Bass Tackle
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BASSMaster Fishing Membership
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