Mark Twain Lake

Current Temperature:
66°

Est Water Temperature:
67° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
29.89 (Normal)

Wind Speed:
South-East at 10 Knots (12 MPH)

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Mark Twain 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

Missouri Reports

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 Community Fishing Reports


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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):
67 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.
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 are generally their most active at 67. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Mark Twain Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Mark Twain Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.3/5
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- 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):
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):
This is the water temperature of choice for walleye. They are feeding well and moving in patterns that should be fairly easy to pick up and capitalize on today. Baitfish are not at the peak of activity but they will be in good supply in the deeper water. The lake is really turning on this time of year and the fish should be biting well.
Mark Twain Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Mark Twain Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.6/5
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Mark Twain Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Mark Twain Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 67 degrees range, spotted bass are generally their most active at this water temperature. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the spotted bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Mark Twain Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
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

[ Trout Info ]
Mark Twain Lake Trout Rating:
   2.6/5
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Mark Twain 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:
11:07

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
22:45







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...