Somerville Lake
Current Temperature:
34°
Est Water Temperature:
43° (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
0.00 (Falling)
Wind Speed:
North at 00 Knots (0 MPH)
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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Somerville 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. Somerville 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:
30.318289
Maximum Depth (ft):
38
County:
Burleson
Longitude:
-96.613933
Normal Elevation (ft):
238
Inpoundment Type:
Impoundment
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
11450
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
Lake Management:
State Park
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Guest
2014-04-15
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 63
SOMERVILLE Water murky; 61-65 degrees; 2.45' low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin spinnerbaits and Rat-L-Traps. Hybrid striper are fair on silver striper jigs. White bass are fair on Li'l Fishies. Crappie are fair on minnows and white tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Guest
2014-03-19
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 57
Water murky; 55-59 degrees; 2.42' low. Black bass are fair on watermelon/chartreuse soft plastics and crankbaits. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are good on minnows and pink tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are fair on stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.
Guest
2014-03-11
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 53
SOMERVILLE Water murky; 51-55 degrees; 2.66' low. Black bass are slow. Hybrid striper are slow. White bass are fair on chartreuse jigs and Li'l Fishies. Crappie are fair on minnows and green/black tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are slow. Yellow catfish are slow.
Guest
2013-01-31
Species: White Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Fishing slow with small jigs . Waiting on rain to increase the lake level to allow the whites to move up the creeks.
Guest
2012-03-23
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Just got back from Yequa Creek looking for whites possibly spawning. Threw small spinners and crank baits for 3 hours and not a bite. Water possibly too high and swift currents due to recent run off from rains. Will try again in a week.
Guest
2011-06-20
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 2
Water Temperature:
Windy day made for choppy waves and overall uneventful outing.
Guest
2011-04-04
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 65
Hit the water at birch creek around 6:00am Water was smooth early on, got rough due to weather. It was slightly overcast and had a little rain around 10:00am. We used white crank baits behind the island on the opposite side of the lake. We hit 3 large crapie right off then fishing slowed. Caught 2 largemouth bass in the next 2 hours and called it a day.
Guest
2011-04-04
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 65
Hit the water at birch creek around 6:00am Water was smooth early on, got rough due to weather. It was slightly overcast and had a little rain around 10:00am. We used white crank baits behind the island on the opposite side of the lake. We hit 3 large crapie right off then fishing slowed. Caught 2 largemouth bass in the next 2 hours and called it a day.
Guest
2011-03-30
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 2
Water Temperature: 68
Weekend of March 17 the wind was gusting a lot and water was extremely rough.
Guest
2010-09-14
Species: Crappie
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 82
Fished for white bass and crappie in front of the dam in deep water at night. Usd 1000 watt studio lamps to bring them in. Nothing! I used to do this regularly in yars past and almost always successful. What happened to this lake?
Somerville Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Somerville Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- What are Large mouth biting on this weekend. 3/2-3/2012
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 43 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.
Somerville Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
2.5
Somerville Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- The lake has never been stocked with smallmouth bass, because the water gets too hot in the summer. It does contain spot or native bass which grow smaller than the Florida strain largemouth.

My tip for smallmouth bass is find a lake that's been stocked with them.
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 43 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.
Somerville Lake Crappie Rating:
3.5
Somerville Lake 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.
Somerville Lake Catfish Rating:
3.5
Somerville 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.
Somerville Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
3.5
Somerville 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.
Somerville Lake White Bass Rating:
3.5
Somerville Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- White Bass typically will start spawning (usually in any major rivers/streams they can head to, upstream
from the main body of water) when the water starts reaching the mid 50s to lower 60s (Early Feb-Apr in
this part of TX). If they can\'t make it upstream, they tend to spawn off windy lake points and similar
areas. White Bass are most active when the water temperatures is between 63 degrees and 76 degrees.
They often frequent sandbar humps in relativity shallow areas of lakes at these temps, eventually
ranging across much of the main lake following schools of shad except for the dawn and dusk hrs when
they move closer to shorelines. Above 80 degrees, the activity starts to decrease. In late fall when the
water temp dips below 50 the activity falls off. 
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Somerville Lake Striped Bass Rating:
3.5
Somerville Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Lake Somerville has no Stripers in it. It does have Whipers, hybrid White Stripers.
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:

08:11 CST

Sunset:

19:09 CST

Moon Phase:


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