Lake Harding
Current Temperature:
Est Water Temperature:
45° (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
30.11 (High)
Wind Speed:
North-West at 08 Knots (9 MPH)
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Lake Harding
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Welcome to Lake Harding 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. Lake Harding water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. 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!
Maximum Depth (ft):
Normal Elevation (ft):
Inpoundment Type:
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
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Speir Fishing
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 63
The past week or so have been excellent for Striped and Hybrid bass. Plenty up the river for their spawning run.
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 46
I have fished several days on Lake Harding and havent even boated one fish. Very windy conditions the days on the lake. Tried carolina rigs, jigs,crank baits,shakey heads and rattle traps. tried deep points and docks without any success.
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 83
there are no small mouth bass in the lake ! there are spotted bass , large mouth , stripes , hybirds, white bass , but no smalls .... if you ever catch one it isnt a small mouth just cuz he has a small mouth its more than likely a spotted bass
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 83
my girlfriend caught her limit on cotton candy worm . one went 5 pounds 2 ounces . all caught in deep water carolina rigged near kudzoo island ... yea i didnt get but one on a buzz bait but missed several small ones .
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 77
10 pound bass at the begining of osnipper creek
Species: White Bass
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 50
hit up the underwater lights at night just swarms of white bass
Species: Crappie
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 53
Last week the weather warmed up for a few days. Caught 12 large male black crappies under docks in 20 feet of water. Caught one female full of eggs. Should be spawning soon within a couple of weeks if the weather warms up. Col
Species: Crappie
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 51
2-3-13 wind out of the north 10-20 mph. only 10 small crappie while trolling creek channels. very slow
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 68
2 weeks ago it was hard to get a bite, (Cold Front). This weekend a little better. (Look for the grass)
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 51
2 and half pound bass near the long bridge
Lake Harding Largemouth Bass Rating:
Lake Harding Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- cotton candy worm 15 feet or better water carolina rigged patience and presentation will land your limit
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 45 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.
Lake Harding Smallmouth Bass Rating:
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Lake Harding at 45 degree water temperature this is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. Smallmouth bass will be feeding at this water temperature but will be much harder to catch. On Sunny warm afternoons its a great time to throw a crank bait, jigs or slow roll a spinnerbait at 5-10 foot on sunny points and drops off of sunny flats. Smallmouth Bass will move into warm water on warm sunny days.
Lake Harding Crappie Rating:
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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.
Lake Harding Catfish Rating:
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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.
Lake Harding Spotted Bass Rating:
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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.
Lake Harding White Bass Rating:
Lake Harding White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- They are schooled up on sandy points, live shad is the top producing bait right now a limit can easily be caught on a rooster tail or similar.
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Lake Harding Striped Bass Rating:
Lake Harding Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Fish are up the river, live shad are producing big numbers of large fish. Stripes can be caught on sassy shads and other swim baits now.
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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!


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