Degray Lake

Current Temperature:
52°

Est Water Temperature:
53° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.23 (High)

Wind Speed:
North at 00 Knots (0 MPH)

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Degray Lake
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

Arkansas Reports

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


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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):
With Degray Lake at 53 degree water temperature largemouth bass fishing is getting ready to ramp up. The male bass will start moving up from deep water toward spawning coves and the big ones are right behind them. This is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. The female bass will start feeding at this water temperature in preparation for spawn. The male bass may be up shallow especially on sunny afternoons. Fishing sunny spawning grounds that are receiving the warm spring time sun is a great way to get a few largemouth bass in the boat.
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):
With the water temperature at 53 degrees smallmouth bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Smallmouth bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It's time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Degray Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Degray Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.1/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie should be getting ready to spawn. Stay out in deeper water and look for schools. Schooling shad will be harder to find with this water temperature so when you find it, stay on it. Crappie schools will be breaking up quite a bit getting ready for the spawn. Also try fishing shallower with small crank baits and spinners on the warm banks with direct sunlight. This is a great time to be on the water.
Degray Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Degray Lake Walleye Rating:
   3.1/5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye spawn is in full swing now. With Walleye spawning grounds generally on gravel and rocky bottoms and preferring clean water. Try throwing reaction type baits up in the shallows. Rip-Rap, damns, rocky bottom points are perfect to hit. Try fishing some faster crank baits and spinners this time of year. As always fall back to the standard walleye fishing tactics, but it won?t hurt bringing out the bass gear in search for spawning walleyes. In this water temperature, always be safe on the water.
Degray Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Degray Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.8/5
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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 ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Spotted bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It?s time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
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:

Sunrise:
06:39 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:44 CST