Welcome to FishingNotes.com Hyco 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. Hyco 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:
North Carolina
Latitude:
36.458778
Maximum Depth (ft):
County:
Caswell
Longitude:
-79.125246
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Water Clarity:
Boat Access:
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Powerplant
Boat Limits:
Lake Management:
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Guest
2016-05-09
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 60
Drop shot, 9:15pm off the dock, caught a 19" 4lb
Guest
2016-05-08
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 60
Out on the canoe again, drop shot with worm for a few bass in coves, always catch atleast 1 for every trip out being 30 min or 3 hours, 15" 2.4lb biggest today for 1.5 hrs out, caught 3 total, other two 12, 13" 1, and 1.2 lb on same worm. Pumpkin/chartreuse color, 1-7ft water
Guest
2016-05-03
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
Took the canoe out with trolling motor. 2 hrs fishing, 2 bass 14"+ and one that snapped my 12lb line :/ overall was good. Caught one trolling a crank bait too!
Guest
2016-04-17
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
Went up last weekend and fished off our dock. Caught 4 bass in 3 hours all 12"/2lbs+ on spinners and rattle trap. Catfish ate night crawlers and caught atleast 1 a hour for as long as we fished.
Guest
2016-03-07
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
I heard there has been a huge fish kill of tilapia in the lake due to the power plant hot water output being changed. Anyone seen this or heard the same report?
Guest
2014-03-01
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
I went to hyco lake because my papa lives on the lake. Me and my brother went fishing and I caught a 7 pound bass
Guest
2013-11-17
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
This summer, I put all of my rods out with hotdog slices and a sinker at dinner time. I caught five cats around 6 o\'clock. That is the time for catfishing.
Guest
2013-10-07
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
Hyco is a great bass producing lake if you just learn to fish it right. That\'s all there is to it. Check out the Piedmont Bass Classics~CBS Quality Cars Hyco Lake Open results from March 9th, 2013. There\'s nothing wrong with this lake. Keep practicing and you will catch them! http://www.piedmontbassclassics.com/2013HycoOpenMainPage.html
Guest
2013-09-12
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature:
I haven\'t fished this month, but all these comments about no big bass left in the lake are completely off. Either you\'re fishing in the wrong areas, or you\'re not fishing the right baits. There was days this summer where in an hour we boated 40+ schooling fish. Over this summer alone, my fishing partners and i caught 4 fish in the 8+ lb range with all fish over 24 inches long, with the biggest being 25.5. We also caught around 10 fish in the 5+ lb range. We caught them in all parts of the lake also. I will say with the water being so clear in the north end of the lake you must use fluorocarbon with long casts, in the south end braided line and pitching is fine because the water is much darker. Our biggest fish were also caught on spooks, square bills, deep cranks, and shakey head worms, with the other nice bass being caught on every bait I have in my tackle box. So obviously people aren\'t fishing correctly or don\'t understand how to pattern the bass on this lake. I\'m obviously not going to say exactly where I caught most of the fish but they\'re definitely there. Someone also made a comment about the lack of crappie, but I caught limits of crappie under our dock every day this spring. If you guys think the lake sucks and don\'t want to fish it fine, means less boats for us to contend with, but I honestly find it hard to believe you guys can\'t catch keeper fish.
Guest
2013-05-02
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
this is the worst lake ive ever fished,havent caught not one 14 inch or bigger bass in 5 trips,this lake sucks,5 baby bass in 5 trips, it sucks
Hyco Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Hyco Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- use minnows and some spoons,

Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Hyco Lake at 54 degree water temperature largemouth bass fishing is getting ready to ramp up. The male bass will start moving up from deep water toward spawning coves and the big ones are right behind them. This is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. The female bass will start feeding at this water temperature in preparation for spawn. The male bass may be up shallow especially on sunny afternoons. Fishing sunny spawning grounds that are receiving the warm spring time sun is a great way to get a few largemouth bass in the boat.
Hyco Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
4
Hyco Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- There are no smallmouth in Hyco lake
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the water temperature at 54 degrees smallmouth bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Smallmouth bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It's time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Hyco Lake Crappie Rating:
3.5
Hyco Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- use minners and some spoons, small roostertails,fish later in the morning,fish the shade


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.
Hyco Lake Walleye Rating:
3
Hyco Lake Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- There are no Walleye in Hyco lake.
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!
Hyco Lake Catfish Rating:
4
Hyco Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- chum the area u plan to fish a day or two before hand with fish heads and guts from crappie and bluegills and creek chubs
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.
Hyco Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
3
Hyco Lake Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- spotted bass best baits small crankbait drag the rocks.
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Spotted bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It?s time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Hyco Lake White Bass Rating:
3.5
Hyco Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- use white roostertails


White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Hyco Lake Striped Bass Rating:
2.5
Hyco Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- There are no Stripped Bass in hyco lake
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

Sunrise:

06:03 EST

Sunset:

20:24 EST

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