Mark Twain Lake

Current Temperature:
30°

Est Water Temperature:
43° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.26 (High)

Wind Speed:
South-East at 05 Knots (6 MPH)

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Mark Twain Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Mark Twain 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 Mark Twain 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!

Mark Twain Lake: Offers a blend of picturesque natural resources and modern recreation facilities to suit everyone. Three campgrounds boast shaded full hookup and electrical sites. The 18, 600 acres of water has a reputation as a great crappie and bass lake. Just 30 minutes from historical Hannibal, Mo (hometown of Mark Twain). Clarence Cannon Dam features a power plant display. The David C. Berti Shooting Range is located below the dam in the Warren G. See South Spillway. Northeast Missouri offers visitors an abundance of diverse recreational possibilities. Mark Twain Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 02/04/2008]rerr


State:
Missouri

County:


Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
18600

Lake Management:
Army Corps

Latitude:
39.507089

Longitude:
-91.803131

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
35

Normal Elevation (ft):
606

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:


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Mark Twain Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Mark Twain Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   2.9/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 43 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.
Mark Twain Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Mark Twain Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.8/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 43 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.
Mark Twain Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Mark Twain Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.3/5
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Mark Twain Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Often, the fish aren't aggressive, but you'll catch more fish if YOU are aggressive. If you don't get a bite in one spot for ten minutes or so, pack up and move. You won't find 'em if you stay in an unsuccessful spot. Minnows are easily the bait of choice although jigs tend to yield larger fish. We generally tie up to trees/limbs/stumps on the edges of treelines - the closer to the points you can get - the better. Early in the year, fish five feet down. During the summer months, start at ten-ish feet deep and work your way up.
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.
Mark Twain Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Mark Twain Lake Walleye Rating:
   3/5
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- good walleye just below dam
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Mark Twain Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Mark Twain 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.
Mark Twain Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

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Mark Twain 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 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.
Mark Twain Lake White Bass Fishing

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Mark Twain Lake White Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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Mark Twain Lake Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Mark Twain Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   3.3/5
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Mark Twain Lake Trout Fishing

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Mark Twain Lake Trout Rating:
   2.6/5
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Mark Twain Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

Sunrise:
12:27

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
21:43







Mark Twain Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.mdc.mo.gov/fish/  

State Fishing Licensee
http://www.wildlifelicense.com/mo  

State Fishing Information
http://www.mdc.mo.gov/documents/regs/fis...  

State Parks
http://www.mostateparks.com/  

State Fishing Records
http://www.mdc.mo.gov/documents/fish/rec...