Welcome to FishingNotes.com Alum Creek 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. Alum Creek 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:
Ohio
Latitude:
40.259044
Maximum Depth (ft):
66
County:
Delaware
Longitude:
-82.967376
Normal Elevation (ft):
888
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
3269
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
State Park
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Guest
2015-08-19
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Fishing was good during rain
Guest
2015-04-02
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature:
caught 5 14\"\" crappie in 6 feet of water at the cheshire boat area, had a good hour plus of fishing from the bank
Guest
2013-09-02
Species: White Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
What water temperature for white bass?
Guest
2012-10-22
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Caught a largemouth in about 5-10\' of water using a rapala rattlin rap
Guest
2010-11-24
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
"Smallmouth are on fire, should be good for another week until the cold front moves in and knocks the water temp down into the 40's."
Guest
2010-04-04
Species: Crappie
Fishing Rating: 2
Water Temperature: 51
"crappies are starting to hit, water clearity is not good though. the fish are getting ready to spawn, but i don't think it is really on strong yet. If the temp climbs another 3 degrees and the clearity of the water gets better i think it will turn on like a switch. fish are being caught all through the lake right now north to south. the south end of the lake is less murky and has more visibility."
Alum Creek Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3
Alum Creek Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Bass pro teaser tube Texas rigged bounce it along the stumps/trees in the water to get the largemouth
agitate.
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Alum Creek 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.
Alum Creek Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Alum Creek Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Target wood on shallow main lake points with shallow running crank and spinnerbaits. You should be able to get one to put on the wall:)
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.
Alum Creek Lake Crappie Rating:
3.5
Alum Creek Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- try using a 2 inch white spinner tail jig with a white jig head i have caught hundreds of crappies with these.

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.
Alum Creek Lake Walleye Rating:
2.5
Alum Creek Lake Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- no more walleyes in the lake

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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!
Alum Creek Lake Catfish Rating:
3.5
Alum Creek Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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.
Alum Creek Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
2.5
Alum Creek Lake Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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.
Alum Creek Lake White Bass Rating:
3.5
Alum Creek Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Go up to big run and keep going for a quarter of a mile about and cast a jig up in the cat tails and
really back on the bottom
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Alum Creek Lake Striped Bass Rating:
3
Alum Creek Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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:

06:30 EST

Sunset:

20:26 EST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
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