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Ray Roberts Lake, TX
2016-04-29
Fishing at Ray Roberts Lake has been very good for weeks and is now even better. Crappie are showing up on brush piles in 15-20 feet of water. They are hitting minnows and small jigs fished over t... [more]

Welcome to FishingNotes.com Wright Patman 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. Wright Patman 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:
33.299304
Maximum Depth (ft):
20
County:
Bowie
Longitude:
-94.290242
Normal Elevation (ft):
221
Inpoundment Type:
Lake
Water Clarity:
10 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
19000
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
Army Corps
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Guest
2014-04-15
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 61
WRIGHT PATMAN Water lightly stained; 59-64 degrees; 5.74 ' high. Black bass are good on black neon Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines. Special regulations are in effect for boaters and anglers on this lake. See Possession and Transport.
Guest
2014-03-19
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 56
Water lightly stained; 53-59 degrees; 3.86 ' high. Black bass are slow on black/blue jigs and creature baits. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on prepared bait and trotlines. Special regulations are in effect for boaters and anglers on this lake. See Possession and Transport.
Guest
2014-03-11
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 47
WRIGHT PATMAN Water lightly stained; 45-50 degrees; 3.34 ' high. Black bass are slow on black/blue jigs and creature baits. Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on prepared bait and trotlines. Special regulations are in effect for boaters and anglers on this lake. See Possession and Transport.
Guest
2013-07-15
Species: Crappie
Fishing Rating: 2
Water Temperature: 88
fishing in brushtops slow caught 12 friday and 6 sunday about 8 ft deep
Guest
2013-06-21
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature:
june 21 2013 last night we caught 11 high-fin blues between 2 and 5 lbs and best fish was 28 lbs. all were caught on live shad on cork while drifting
Wright Patman Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
68 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Wright Patman Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
2
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 68. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Wright Patman Lake Crappie Rating:
4
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- Jigs in shallow water right now for bigger fish. Smaller fish are holding shallow in deeper water
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie will be coming off of the spawn now. Fish will be feeding much more aggressively making up for lost time eating during the spawn. Crappie will start moving back to their typical structure of choice and should be getting into schools again in the old river channels. It?s time to hit the water. Have fun today!
Wright Patman Lake Catfish Rating:
4
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The water temperature is climbing and the catfish will start becoming more active now. The catfish spawn is right around the corner and generally all catfish species will be looking to spawn. Blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish spawn in much the same areas. Mostly spawning in deep tree lay downs that have lots of shade, holes in the bank, sunken barrels and tires. With baitfish becoming active, it?s time to catch some small sunfish, bluegill, shad and frogs and getting the line in the water.
Wright Patman Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
2.5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 68 degrees range, spotted bass are generally their most active at this water temperature. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the spotted bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Wright Patman Lake White Bass Rating:
2.5
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Wright Patman Lake Striped Bass Rating:
4
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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:

06:27 CST

Sunset:

19:59 CST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
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