Lake Athens
Current Temperature:
48°
Est Water Temperature:
47° (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
30.26 (High)
Wind Speed:
South at 09 Knots (10 MPH)
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Lake Athens
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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Athens 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 Athens 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:
32.215362
Maximum Depth (ft):
45
County:
Henderson
Longitude:
-95.752517
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
Municipal Park
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Guest
2014-04-15
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 61
ATHENS Water clear; 59-63 degrees; 0.21' high. Black bass are fair on shad pattern shallow crankbaits along the shoreline as well as weightless Senkos. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are slow on trotlines and cut shad.
Guest
2014-03-19
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 56
Water clear; 53-58 degrees; 0.12' high. Black bass are good on white spinnerbaits and shallow crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines.
Guest
2014-03-11
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 45
ATHENS Water clear; 43-47 degrees; 0.01' high. Black bass are slow on bladed jigs and Colorado blade spinnerbaits. Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are fair on cut shad and trotlines.
Guest
2011-05-16
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 71
Largemouth bass where good Saturday morning 5-14 on Zoom Super Flukes...color "Baitfish"...caught 8 around boatdocks on a slow retrevie..caught one that spit out to real baitfish so I matched the hatch...fishing was good as long as it was cloudy and it didn't start out that way but the clouds rolled in around 8:30'ish and staied that way till approximately noon'ish...water is clear and approximately 71 or 72 degrees...
Lake Athens Largemouth Bass Rating:
4
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 47 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.
Lake Athens Smallmouth Bass Rating:
1.5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 47 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 Athens Crappie Rating:
2.5
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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.
Lake Athens 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 Athens Spotted Bass Rating:
3.5
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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.
Lake Athens White Bass Rating:
4.5
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Lake Athens Striped Bass Rating:
0
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Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

New Moon fishing can be at its best. The gravitational pull on the earth is at its peak when the moon and sun are rising and setting at the same time of day. This combination can generate extraordinary fishing opportunities especially if combined with perfect weather variances. The new moon may have the fish extremely aggressive and actively hunting for food. Try fishing a little faster today and with several different baits and techniques. When fish are more aggressive, its always fun to fish a little more aggressive. 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. Have a great day!

Sunrise:

08:14 CST

Sunset:

18:59 CST

Moon Phase:


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