Lake Palestine
Current Temperature:
55°
Est Water Temperature:
42° (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
30.06 (Falling)
Wind Speed:
South at 10 Knots (12 MPH)
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Lake Palestine
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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Palestine 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 Palestine 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:
32.186166
Maximum Depth (ft):
65
County:
Anderson
Longitude:
-95.494088
Normal Elevation (ft):
346
Inpoundment Type:
Lake
Water Clarity:
0-1 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
25600
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
Other
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Guest
2015-12-20
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 57
Fished at 155 bridge on 12/19/15. Water very stained. Caught 1 cat and 7 crappie. Had to leave because of wind. Lake was so high I could touch the bottom of the bridge. Needs a few weeks to settle before good again
Guest
2014-04-15
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 59
PALESTINE Water clear; 57-62 degrees; 0.86' high. Black bass are fair on green pumpkin wacky worms. Crappie are fair on jigs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. White bass are good on jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.
Guest
2014-03-19
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 55
Water clear; 52-57 degrees; 0.45' high. Black bass are good on red Rat-L-Traps and Xcite XB-1 crankbaits in natural shad in the Kickapoo area. Crappie are good on jigs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. White bass are fair on jigs. Catfish are fair on chicken livers.
Guest
2014-03-11
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 45
PALESTINE Water clear; 43-47 degrees; 0.50' high. Black bass are fair on red Rat-L-Traps and Xcite XB-1 crankbaits in natural shad in the Kickapoo area. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. White bass are fair on jigs. Catfish are good on chicken livers and trotlines.
Guest
2013-12-19
Species: Crappie
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 48
12/15/2013 155 bridge was decent. Buddy and I caught 39 keepers and tons of throw backs. I caught a 30 lb Blue cat on 12 lb test line. Lake was flat no wind and temp was 35 to 45.
Guest
2013-06-11
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Did really well behind the spillway on worms and liver on a cork. We were only there about an hour and got 6. When we cleaned the they had a lot of eggs so they might be trying to spawn
Guest
2013-04-01
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 2
Water Temperature:
Been slow catching catfish near Flatcreek Marina. Cold front and storms make for elusive fish. Have been catching on Catfish Dough and Chicken Livers.
Guest
2012-07-19
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
Chanell cats r extremely great at cherokee landing from seven pm till three am biting chicken liver rolled in strawberry koolaid powder .... High fin blue cats are biting hard best year ive had catching this many big blues on rod n reel they r in twenty plus feet up to forty foot of water use big shrimp average blues were catching is five to.eight pounds caught several twelve to sixteen.pound blues rod an reel fishing all caught on big shrimp ... Congrats to the giy who got the twenty six pound flathead out from under cherokee landing boat ramp we been after that fiah for three weeks but he kept backing up.too far under the ramp on us ......... Good luck.an good fishing ..... P.s. Fish deep water straight out from chimney creek the old road bed starting at the point sandbar ..... Early morning is when blues are biting great........ ~COUNTRY STYLE ~
Guest
2011-07-16
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Catfish are fair on the sand bars at night ,bait with shrimp or liver.
Guest
2011-05-23
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 69
white bass are hitting crome spoon and sexy shad cranks caught limit in 1 hr.
Lake Palestine Largemouth Bass Rating:
4
Lake Palestine 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 42 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 Palestine Smallmouth Bass Rating:
3
Lake Palestine Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 42 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 Palestine Crappie Rating:
3.5
Lake Palestine Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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 Palestine Catfish Rating:
4
Lake Palestine Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Have been doing well off the sand bars at night,casting shrimp 12 to 15 ft out.
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 Palestine Spotted Bass Rating:
3.5
Lake Palestine 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.
Lake Palestine White Bass Rating:
4
Lake Palestine White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- catchin on white grubs at rivre inlet & creek inlets
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Lake Palestine Striped Bass Rating:
4
Lake Palestine 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:

08:07 CST

Sunset:

19:04 CST

Moon Phase:


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