Cumberland Lake
Current Temperature:
16°
Est Water Temperature:
37° (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
30.41 (High)
Wind Speed:
North at 00 Knots (0 MPH)
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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Cumberland 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. Cumberland Lake 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:
Kentucky
Latitude:
36.912824
Maximum Depth (ft):
197
County:
Wayne
Longitude:
-84.756088
Normal Elevation (ft):
760
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
6-10 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
65530
Water Temp Factors:
Powerplant
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
Army Corps
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Guest
2012-11-11
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 60
bass: slow
Guest
2011-06-01
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 75
Memorial day weekend. Surface water temps varied from 72 - 78 depending on where you were. Lower temps in main body and western creeks, Upper end in back of northern and eastern end creek arms.
Cumberland Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Cumberland Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 37 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.
Cumberland Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
4
Cumberland Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- caught some nice ones on spinnerbaits. late in the evening 06/11/2012
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 37 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.
Cumberland Lake Crappie Rating:
3.5
Cumberland Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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.
Cumberland Lake Walleye Rating:
3
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Walleye function very well in the colder water temperatures. Try fishing some open flats and definitely use live bait when the water temperature is this low. Plastics with scent added will also produce results, but nothing beats live bait for walleye.
Cumberland Lake 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.
Cumberland Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
3.5
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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.
Cumberland Lake White Bass Rating:
2.5
Cumberland Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- the spott marked closely on map , it is in main body of water we fish it hard every year for week ave . size 2.5 lbs. water temp must be 73 degrees or greater and early mourning sun with light wind under 5 mph. is helpful with slight wind we catch an average of 60 fish per person best week for us has been june 14 2 days befor and 4 after enjoy and bring a wind veriety of small plastics and tubes . also would hurt to find a few silver on white and neon small roosters they r your stray smalleys that hang they edgesof white bass school\'s would hurt to have that tackle as well they r usally good females that r very agressive that are coming off the shallows and hungry off spawn beds in an area that is not far headed due west from spott marked on map good luck and hope this tip helps enjoy
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Cumberland Lake Striped Bass Rating:
4
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Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

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:

08:30 EST

Sunset:

19:15 EST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
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