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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Cochituate 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 Cochituate 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:
Massachusetts
Latitude:
42.305970
Maximum Depth (ft):
72
County:
Middlesex
Longitude:
-71.370957
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
6-10 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
625
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
State Park
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Register

Guest
2010-04-19
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature:
"Been out 1/2 a dozen times on shore since mid-March with good results. I started the season by throwing a Phoebe Spoon with a red stripe and caught a few rainbows and a brown. When that slowed a bit, I switched to a red/white Red Devil spoon. The big spoon attracts big fish. I have caught trout off the beach on the State Park side and caught Bass and a nice sized Northern Pike off the boat ramp."
Guest
2010-03-29
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 42
"Fishing from shore & canoe. Canoe- 20-35 yrds from shore in shallows- 1 sm perch, 1 very large lrg mouth bass (slow hit & located about 20 yrds from shore) 2 pickrel sm size (all fish on a soft bait worm texas rig.) from shore- small sm mouth bit on a soft bait worm while practice casting."
jbt1981
2009-09-14
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 62
Fished from shore in the middle section of the lake for two straight weekends (6/20
Lake Cochituate Largemouth Bass Rating:
4
Lake Cochituate Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Lake Cochituate at 46 degree water temperature this is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. Largemouth 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. Largemouth Bass will move into warm water on warm sunny days.
Lake Cochituate Smallmouth Bass Rating:
2
Lake Cochituate Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 46 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.
Lake Cochituate Crappie Rating:
4
Lake Cochituate Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the Water Temperature at 46 Prime Crappie fishing is in full swing. Crappies should be migrating to their spawning areas now. They?ll either be up in the final spawning area now or at tributary entrances. Concentrate around 15 feet of water. Fish Primary points at the mouth of the creek arms. Fish Targets at this point instead of focusing on bait fish. Fish trees, shrubs, vegetation, etc. Fishing correctly this time of year will get you snagged quite a bit since you need to focus on making and keeping contact with the cover.
Lake Cochituate Walleye Rating:
2.5
Lake Cochituate Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Walleye will be staging and getting ready to spawn now. With Walleye spawning grounds generally on gravel and rocky bottoms and preferring clean water. Start looking for pre-spawn fish in deeper waters with easy access to shallow clean water rocky bottoms. Walleye should be feeding aggressively right up until they start laying eggs. This is a perfect time to be fishing for Walleye.
Lake Cochituate Catfish Rating:
4
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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 Cochituate Spotted Bass Rating:
3.5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Lake Cochituate at 46 degree water temperature this is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. Spotted 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. Spottted Bass will move into warm water on warm sunny days.
Lake Cochituate White Bass Rating:
4
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Lake Cochituate Striped Bass Rating:
3.5
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Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Lake Cochituate Trout Rating:
4
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Trout Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

The full moon has just past. The gravitational pull is starting to decrease with the moon and sun being on opposite sides of the planet. 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. It's always fun trying something new at the peak times to change things up a bit and test out the Lunar Theory each time you hit the water in close to full and full moon situations. Good luck you there.

Sunrise:

05:18 EST

Sunset:

20:06 EST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
Days to Full