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Wickham Lake, NY
2016-05-23
Went out 5/20 few small bass. Kinda slow water still cold. It's gonna warm up fast should help things. Water was very murky. ... [more]

Wickham Lake, NY
2016-05-23
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Oscawana Lake, NY
2016-05-22
Carp were added to the lake in may 2016 to control plant growth. Fyi.... [more]

Nuclear Lake, NY
2016-05-21
When fishing here be prepared to be harassed & followed by the woman who lives by the entrance. She says she's Fish & Wildlife but isn't willing to produce any i.d.. If you don't show her yo... [more]

Lake Neatahwanta, NY
2016-05-16
Went fishing on Thursday 5/12, 2 pm. Caught many small fish. Yellow perch, sun fish crappie, blue gill, bullhead, and a 6 inch long silvery white fish with rosy pectoral fins that I didn't recogn... [more]

Welcome to FishingNotes.com Rio Reservoir 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. Rio Reservoir 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:
New York
Latitude:
41.503768
Maximum Depth (ft):
80
County:
Orange
Longitude:
-74.758144
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
Trolling Only
Lake Management:
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Rio Reservoir Largemouth Bass Rating:
3
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Rio Reservoir 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.
Rio Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Rating:
4.5
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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.
Rio Reservoir Crappie Rating:
4
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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.
Rio Reservoir Walleye Rating:
4.5
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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.
Rio Reservoir Catfish Rating:
3
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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.
Rio Reservoir Spotted Bass Rating:
5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Rio Reservoir 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.
Rio Reservoir White Bass Rating:
3
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Rio Reservoir Striped Bass Rating:
2.5
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Rio Reservoir Trout Rating:
3.5
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Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

Sunrise:

05:31 EST

Sunset:

20:21 EST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
Days to Full