Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Erling 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 Erling 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!
State:
Arkansas
Latitude:
33.139893
Maximum Depth (ft):
County:
Lafayette
Longitude:
-93.550576
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
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Water Clarity:
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Surface Area (acres):
0
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Lake Management:
State Park
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Guest
2013-04-18
Species: Crappie
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 66
4-13 caught 20, 4-14 caught 30, still in reeds, some still holding eggs, but fish were scattered, just picking up one here and there. hard tough fishing. some on shiners, most on jigs. Used bobby garland black gum on cloudy morning seemed to be ticket.
Guest
2013-04-03
Species: Crappie
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
caught 67 crappie Friday and Saturday 3/29, 3/30. all on shiners, they were biting in shallow water near banks and islands. mostly large females full of eggs. the recent cold front has most likely pushed them out to deeper water
Guest
2013-03-27
Species: Crappie
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 64
went on 3-21-13 64 degree water temp. they were starting to get into the shallows to spawn I had 15 slabs, went back 3 days later water temp had dropped to 58, the big ones had moved back out,i had 17 but not the size of those on 21st. cold front came through wondering what it did to them, guess I\'ll find out this weekend. all on jigs. come on guys leave a report,
Lake Erling Largemouth Bass Rating:
3
Lake Erling Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- I used my Last Resort : The Rooster Tail... About 12:00pm I caught a
total of 43 yellow bass and 13 largemouths. It was awesome to catch
all those fish within an hour. They was all chasing minnows and
shiners along docks.
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is in full spawn now the water temperature has climbed up to 61 degrees. The large female bass will be on the beds and holding tight. Spawning bass won't be feeding aggressively at this water temperature but they will be catchable. In addition, all bass don't spawn at the exact same time or water temperature. If you aren't a site fisherman, you should be able to find some larger females and male largemouth on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding so fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Lake Erling Smallmouth Bass Rating:
0
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The smallmouth bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again. Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Lake Erling Crappie Rating:
4
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The crappie spawn should be really heating up now. Crappie prefers to spawn on gravel bottom typically with brush and/or emergent vegetation for cover. If the lake is void of gravel bottoms, find the rocks or rip rap. Crappie will use the larger structure rocks for cover. Cast some small grub baits in the shallows looking for the spawning crappie. Good luck today!
Lake Erling Walleye Rating:
0
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye are coming off of the spawn now. Fish will be feeding very more aggressive making up for lost time eating during the spawn. Walleye will start moving back to their typical structure of choice and should be getting into the lake flats and deep structure. It?s time to hit the water. This may be the best water temperature to be on the water. There shouldn?t be too many fishermen on the water this early and there are many species that are hitting their prime water temperatures to be biting very well. Have fun today!
Lake Erling Catfish Rating:
4
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The water temperature is climbing and the catfish will start becoming more active now. The catfish spawn is right around the corner and generally all catfish species will be looking to spawn. Blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish spawn in much the same areas. Mostly spawning in deep tree lay downs that have lots of shade, holes in the bank, sunken barrels and tires. With baitfish becoming active, it?s time to catch some small sunfish, bluegill, shad and frogs and getting the line in the water.
Lake Erling Spotted Bass Rating:
0
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The spotted bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Lake Erling White Bass Rating:
0
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Lake Erling Striped Bass Rating:
0
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Lake Erling Trout Rating:
4
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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:

06:26 CST

Sunset:

19:55 CST

Moon Phase:


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