Degray Lake

Current Temperature:
46°

Est Water Temperature:
47° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.29 (Rising)

Wind Speed:
North-West at 05 Knots (6 MPH)

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Degray 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

Arkansas Reports

Degray Lake, AR
2014-11-22
11-22-14 Great day on Degray today! Trolled crankbaits and alabama rigs from Point 24 north in the Shouse Ford area. Fish were 20 feet deep in 30-35 feet of water. Caught at least 20; several do... [more]

Degray Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Degray 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 Degray 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!

The Degray Lake project includes 31,800 total acres of land and water. The dam is 3,400 feet long with an average height of 243 feet. There are 14,000 acres of land at the project which are open to the public for hunting. The Degray Lake multi-purpose flood control and power reservoir was included in Senate Document Numbered 117, 81st Congress, 1st session, as a feature of the comprehensive plan of improvement for the Ouachita River and Tributaries, in Arkansas and Louisiana. Degray Lake Power Plant has two generators producing a combined 78 megawatts of power used for times of peak demand on the system. The power generated at DeGray Power Plant is clean, cheap and reliable supplying the need of about 30,000 homes. [Degray Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 02/03/2008]
State:
Arkansas

County:


Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir

Surface Area (acres):
18000

Lake Management:
Army Corps

Latitude:
34.244690

Longitude:
-93.219680

Water Clarity:
6-10 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
145

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Degray Lake Community Fishing Reports
Guest
2014-11-22
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 53
11-22-14 Great day on Degray today! Trolled crankbaits and alabama rigs from Point 24 north in the Shouse Ford area. Fish were 20 feet deep in 30-35 feet of water. Caught at least 20; several doubles. Nothing huge, but all nice fish. Huge balls of bait on the sonar all over that area.
Degray Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Degray Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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Degray Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Go into the creaks and river find clearer water work a sassy Shad half dipped in char. Garlic.
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 47 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.
Degray Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Degray Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   3.2/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 47 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.
Degray Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Degray Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.1/5
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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.
Degray Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Degray Lake Walleye Rating:
   3.1/5
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Degray Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Degray Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.6/5
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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.
Degray Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Degray Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   4/5
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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.
Degray Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Degray Lake White Bass Rating:
   3.7/5
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Degray Lake Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Degray Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   2.6/5
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Degray Lake Trout Fishing

[ Trout Info ]
Degray Lake Trout Rating:
   2.7/5
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Degray Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.
Sunrise:
08:01 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
18:00 CST