White Rock Lake

Current Temperature:
73°

Est Water Temperature:
83° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
29.81 (Normal)

Wind Speed:
South at 07 Knots (8 MPH)

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White Rock Lake
National Pro Reports

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2014-09-24
This report is for the last couple weeks on Old Hickory. Fishing over the first half of the period remained pretty tough overall. With the cold front we had at the end of last week, the fishing has pi... [more]

-Ian Huey

Keystone Lake, OK
2014-09-22
Keystone Striper fishing is good and getting better each day. Early morning and late afternoon finds fish actively feeding in very shallow water. At those times we\'re using top water or small swim b... [more]

-Steve Carroll

Texas Reports

White Rock Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com White Rock 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 White Rock 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!

City of Dallas Code of Ordinances Section 32-40 prohibits any "motor having a commercial-power rating in excess of 10.5 H.P." on White Rock Lake, and Section 32-41 makes it illegal to "create an unsanitary condition," to "pollute" the water, to make it "unwholesome or unfit for use," or to "throw or place or deposit any trash, urine, excrement or filth of any kind" in White Rock Lake, or "to deposit or throw any substance of any kind" in White Rock Lake "which will pollute or is likely to pollute the waters."  This could be interpretted to prohibit the use of 2-stroke motors on the lake as they discharge oil and gas into the water.


State:
Texas

County:
Dallas

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
1015

Lake Management:
Municipal Park

Latitude:
32.836727

Longitude:
-96.721176

Water Clarity:
0-1 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
23

Normal Elevation (ft):
458

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
Trolling Only

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White Rock Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
White Rock Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.4/5
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White Rock Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Caught several bass this week. On Blue Little George. This morning I caught a 4.5
lb beauty below the bridge south of the Arboretum.

Good Luck.

Bud Wilkes
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at 83 degree water temperature. Bass will start moving much slower and feeding less aggressively until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, it's time to get out fishing early and late in the day when the sun is not on the water. When you can get out for the entire day, it's a great time to fish some deeper water. Many large bass are taken this time of year since bass fishermen typically gets out deeper and fish slower with larger baits. Like any other time of year, the slower you fish with bigger baits on the deep drops and river channels, the better chance you have at a lunker. This is a great time to catch a trophy. Good luck out there today!
White Rock Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
White Rock Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.4/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at this water temperature. Bass will typically start moving much slower and feeding less aggressive until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, get out fishing early and late and cast in the shallows. When the sun is up it will be time to get out into deeper water, try fishing some drop offs and deep channel bends.
White Rock Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
White Rock Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.6/5
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White Rock Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- In the winter time the crappie school up in the creek North of the lake in huge numbers following the shad. Carey Thorn from TexasOklahomaFishingGuide.com guides there in the dead of winter and catches limits from the bank! We used him last year as guide and highly recommend him. I took my son with me who has never caught a crappie or used a spinning rod, for that matter. We left with 38 slab crappie to 16 inches. Crazy thing was, Carey was targeting them in 3 ft of water in 39 degree weather! We put on polarized glasses and could actually see them.
Other than that, use 4-6 pound mono line. Black/Chart jigs with crappie nibbles are the best thing to use there. Of course the old live minnow trick will do fine, but you will be able to cover more water with jigs is what we learned. Apparently Carey does not start to guide this creek till around Thanksgiving. He said when the water hits about 50 or below, they start the migration up the creek. The colder the better.
A rule people dont really know about this water is, you cant wade in it. Make sure you have a fishing license due to the game wardens patrol the woods waiting for poachers!
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Your lake crappie will be much more lethargic in the water temperature. They will be in deeper and cooler water. Crappie will be feeding; however they will not be feeding aggressively unless the other fishing factors are at prime levels. Find some moving water that is clear and you should find some more aggressive fishing.
White Rock Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
White Rock Lake Catfish Rating:
   4.3/5
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White Rock Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- I caught a good-sized channel catfish in White Rock Creek this morning, several hundred yards north of Mockingbird Lane, but well before the big bend, while fishing along a bunch of fallen timber on the west bank. I saw quite a few large catfish up there, but was trying to catch crappie.
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Unlike most North American fish species, blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish are comfortable when the water temperature is this high. They will be feeding and moving in typical patterns. You will start having a little better luck if you can get to some moving water that is adding a little more oxygen for the baitfish and the catfish will be there also.
White Rock Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
White Rock Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is going to be pretty slow at this water temperature. Bass will typically start moving much slower and feeding less aggressive until the water temperature starts to get back down to comfortable levels. When the water temperature is up this high, get out fishing early and late and cast in the shallows. When the sun is up it will be time to get out into deeper water, try fishing some drop offs and deep channel bends.
White Rock Lake White Bass Fishing

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White Rock Lake White Bass Rating:
   3.9/5
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White Rock Lake Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
White Rock Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   2.7/5
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White Rock 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:
07:24 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:08 CST







White Rock 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/