Lake Istokpoga
Current Temperature:
63°
Est Water Temperature:
51° (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
30.28 (Falling)
Wind Speed:
North at 00 Knots (0 MPH)
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Lake Istokpoga
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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Istokpoga 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 Istokpoga 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:
Florida
Latitude:
27.372829
Maximum Depth (ft):
10
County:
Highlands
Longitude:
-81.284075
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Lake
Water Clarity:
3-6 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
State Park
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Lake Istokpoga Largemouth Bass Rating:
4
Lake Istokpoga Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- cattails, eel grass, lillies and hydrilla present throughout this lake, folks swear by junebug as the best color of choice on this lake, flippin and pitchin a strong point here
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 51 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 Istokpoga Smallmouth Bass Rating:
1.5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Lake Istokpoga at 51 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 Istokpoga Crappie Rating:
3
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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.
Lake Istokpoga Catfish Rating:
3.5
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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.
Lake Istokpoga Spotted Bass Rating:
1.5
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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.
Lake Istokpoga White Bass Rating:
-5
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Lake Istokpoga Striped Bass Rating:
-5
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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:

08:07 EST

Sunset:

19:11 EST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
Days to Full