Lake Fort Smith

Current Temperature:
66°

Est Water Temperature:
77° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.04 (High)

Wind Speed:
North at 00 Knots (0 MPH)

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Lake Fort Smith
National Pro Reports

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2014-08-26
Well fall has defiantly arrived early this year on Old Hickory and the fishing has been consistently tough for the most part. Fall fishing on Old Hickory is typically pretty tough and usually doesn%u... [more]

-Ian Huey

Arkansas Reports

Lake Fort Smith General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Fort Smith 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 Fort Smith, 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:
Arkansas

County:
Crawford

Inpoundment Type:


Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
State Park

Latitude:
35.668262

Longitude:
-94.140335

Water Clarity:


Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):


Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:


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Lake Fort Smith Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Lake Fort Smith Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.3/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
77 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Lake Fort Smith Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Lake Fort Smith Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2/5
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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.
Lake Fort Smith Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Lake Fort Smith Crappie Rating:
   3.3/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie prefer this water temperature and will be actively feeding and staying in solid patterns. Baitfish are more active and schooling in all parts of the lake in this water temperature.
Lake Fort Smith Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Lake Fort Smith Walleye Rating:
   3/5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Walleye will be starting to get a little slower in this water temperature. With walleye being a cold water fish, they will start becoming fairly lethargic in this water. With the fish slowing down the fishing will be more difficult to find and coax into biting. However they will be feeding and the walleye bite should still be good. This time of year is a good time to fall back to live bait as standard practice for the best bet at numbers and size of fish.
Lake Fort Smith Catfish Fishing

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Lake Fort Smith Catfish Rating:
   4/5
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The entire catfish family is very active and actively feeding in this water temperature. All catfish including blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish will be looking for their next meal. Itís perfect time to get on the water and fill the freezer. Good luck out there.
Lake Fort Smith Spotted Bass Fishing

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Lake Fort Smith Spotted Bass Rating:
   0/5
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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.
Lake Fort Smith White Bass Fishing

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Lake Fort Smith White Bass Rating:
   4.5/5
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Lake Fort Smith Striped Bass Fishing

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Lake Fort Smith Striped Bass Rating:
   2.8/5
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Lake Fort Smith Trout Fishing

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Lake Fort Smith Trout Rating:
   4/5
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Lake Fort Smith 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:
06:49 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:45 CST







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