Canyon Lake
Current Temperature:
39°
Est Water Temperature:
46° (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
30.32 (High)
Wind Speed:
West at 07 Knots (8 MPH)
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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Canyon 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. Canyon 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:
Texas
Latitude:
29.885820
Maximum Depth (ft):
125
County:
Comal
Longitude:
-98.263060
Normal Elevation (ft):
909
Inpoundment Type:
Lake
Water Clarity:
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
8308
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
State Park
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Guest
2014-04-15
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 62
CANYON LAKE Water murky; 61-65 degrees; 8.52' low. Black bass are fair on brown Curb's hair jigs, JDC drop shot worms, and Scoundrel worms on shaky jigheads along break lines and ledges. Striped bass are fair trolling white Curb's striper jigs and vertically jigging Pirk Minnows and Spoiler Shads. White bass are fair jigging Pirk Minnows and at mid lake in 40 feet. Smallmouth bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and blue tube jigs upriver. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.
Guest
2014-03-19
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 59
Water murky; 57-61 degrees; 8.26' low. Black bass are fair on jerkbaits and black/chartreuse hair jigs along break lines and ledges. Striped bass are fair trolling white striper jigs and vertically jigging Pirk Minnows and Spoiler Shads. White bass are fair jigging Pirk Minnows at mid lake in 40 feet. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs upriver. Channel catfish are slow. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.
Guest
2014-03-11
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 57
CANYON LAKE Water murky; 55-59 degrees; 8.14' low. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged black Scoundrel worms on shaky jigheads. Striped bass are slow. White bass fair on
Guest
2010-02-19
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 55
"Fishing Report 1/29/2010 Fishing Report provided by http://www.canyonlakefishing.com Please Note: Due to low water elevations, only the following boat ramps are open: #1 Canyon Lake Village, #2 Canyon Lake Village West, #6 Canyon Lake Hills 1 East, #8 Canyon Springs Resort, #9 Cranes Mill Marina, #12 Canyon Lake Yacht Club, #14 Jacobs Creek Park 1, #15 Jacobs Creek Park 2, #17 Little Jacobs Creek, #19 Canyon Park Marina, #20 Potter's Creek Park East and #21 Potter's Creek Park West. The courtesy boat dock at ramps #20 and #21 are closed. Fishing pier at Potter's Creek is open. Cranes Mill Park and fishing pier are closed for renovations. For further updates, please call the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Canyon Lake office at 830-964-3342. Please boat safely and always remember to wear your life jacket! Water Clarity: Stained Water Temp: 55 Current Level: 901.60 (Conservation Pool: 909.0 ft. msl) Largemouth Bass: Fair to 4 lbs. early slow rolling shad 3/4 oz. Revenge deep diver spinnerbaits over deep structures in 20-30 feet and later on whacky rigged trophy hunter Grande Bass baby rattlesnakes on main lake and secondary points in 5-20 feet. Smallmouth Bass: Good to 3 lbs. on green pumpkin 1/4 oz. Berkley Ike's finesse jigs with sprayed grass Reaction Innovations smallie beaver trailers, trophy hunter Grande Bass baby rattlesnakes and watermelon red River2Sea Stand'n Yabbie 50 over rock piles and along bluffs in 12-20 feet. White Bass: Fair trolling Texas shad Luhr Jensen baby hot lips in back of coves or at the mouth of the river and vertically jigging gold 1/4 oz. KT spoons or black shad 2"" Berkley power minnows on main lake points in 10-30 feet. Crappie: Fair on chartreuse crappie jigs tipped with live minnows around brush piles and submerged trees off main lake points and upriver in 4-6 feet. Striped Bass: Fair trolling shad Rapala Trolls-To-20 shad raps or ghost bass Strike Pro flex phantoms, vertically jigging chartreuse/silver 1-1/2 oz. Terminator pirk minnows or perch Bagley jigging minnows on main lake points and drifting hybrid bluegill or shad around the dam at night in 15-20 feet. Perch: Fair on red worms. Channel Catfish: Fair on Lewis Selects catfish bait or Big Marv's cheese bait in 6-20 feet. Blue and Yellow Catfish: Fair on trotlines and juglines baited with hybrid bluegill or shad gizzard in 10-30 feet."
Canyon Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3
Canyon 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 46 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.
Canyon Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
3
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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.
Canyon Lake Crappie Rating:
3
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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.
Canyon Lake Catfish Rating:
4
Canyon Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- catch carp with mixture of peanut butter and bread. then use carp as cut bait
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.
Canyon Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
3.5
Canyon Lake Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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.
Canyon Lake White Bass Rating:
3.5
Canyon Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- White bass are beginning the white bass run on Canyon lake. Trolling variations of white and
silver colored shallow crank baits have proven successful. Up river hold the vast majority of the
white bass population during the white bass run. Get on the water between now and the next
few weeks because the white bass run will be over before you know it.
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Canyon Lake Striped Bass Rating:
3
Canyon Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Striped bass at Canyon Lake seem to school near the dam area in late evenings and at night.
Fishing dead or live 3-4\" shad, perch or goldfish 2-3\' off the bottom in 40-60\' have proven
successful. Using this strategy also produces large blue catfish.
(08/29/2014)
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Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

Sunrise:

08:22 CST

Sunset:

19:12 CST

Moon Phase:


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