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Possum Kingdom Lake Fishing Reports

 

Possum Kingdom Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Sep. 16)

GOOD. Water slightly stained; 82 degrees; 0.54’ low. Black bass are fair around boulders, rocky ledges, and points. Soft plastic worms, crankbaits, and Alabama rigs are best, mixing in some topwater if the environment allows. White bass are good moving closer to some humps and shallower points. Crappie are good under structures like docks on points, shallow drops, and rocks. Striped bass are slow. Catfish are good on cut shad with increased activity at night.


Possum Kingdom Lake Fishing Reports (1 - 20 of 49)



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Dock Talk -- Set the Hook or Not

A new bass fishing angler asks the age-old question when fishing a plastic worm; should he set the hook immediately when he feels a bump or wait a second before setting the hook. My learning curve in fishing...

Flukes For Bass in Late June

A creative angler is always looking for the edge that will help him or her catch more fish. Take for example the popular Fluke manufactured by Zoom. Fluke baits are long, narrow plastic bass lures with a soft,...

Check the Trash Barrels

After a good day on the lake, your putting everything in the right place, making sure the boat is secure. A part of my end of trip ritual was gathering up all the used or discarded soft plastic worms,...

Tournaments Returning to Texas Lakes With Some Adjustments

The Tournaments are beginning to return to Texas lakes, but with revised dates and "social distancing" instructions. The following information are rules set by Bass Champs (May 16 Lake LBJ) and Outlaw...

Crappie on the Move

According to the fishing reports, crappie fishing is rated good in just about all the lakes in Texas. Terry Sympson at Jackson Hill Marina on Sam Rayburn Reservoir recently reported that 16 year old Kobe Shird...

50 Top Bass in Sharelunker Program

Spring is tradtionaly the best time of the year to catch a trophy bass in Texas. The following is the top 50 bass caught in Texas and shared with Texas Parks & Wild Life ShareLunker Program.Rank-Water...

Thunder, Lightning and a Nasty Virus

It’s April, and if you are angler, you need to be out fishing, no matter whether your quarry is bass, crappie, catfish, speckled trout, redfish … etc. It’s just good time to go fishing,...

Leap Day Weekend

AUSTIN – If any superstitious anglers are wondering whether the Leap Day weekend is lucky or unlucky for catching the fish of a lifetime, two Texas bass anglers just made the answer very clear. Angler...

Dock Talk

Conversations recently heard from bass anglers…to trailer or not. Not as a boat trailer, but whether to add a something special behind a spinnerbait, jig or swim bait. “I use a trailer about 95...

Look for Rivers or Creeks with Moving Water

The annual white bass spawning run has either began or is about to begin on rivers or creeks that feed into popular Texas lakes. With a warm winter like we have had this year, it is possible some fish have...

First Legacy Lunker of the Season

Check out this 14.36 pound lunker, caught by Blake Cockrell at Lake Alan Henry this past weekend. This is the first Legacy Class ShareLunker of 2020. If you catch a 13+ pound bass and loan it to Texas Parks...

Keep the Bite Going

When crappie get a little finicky, give them a little something extra to keep the bite going. Berkley Crappie Nibbles: One of the more popular crappie teaser are the Berkley Crappie Nibbles, in chartreuse,...

Rainbow Trout in the Possum Kingdom Tailrace

It’s time again for rainbow trout fishing across Texas. The State is stocking thousands of easy-to-catch, tasty rainbow trout in 185 ponds, lakes and rivers across the state. There is stocking of...

Crappie Fishing on Area Lakes

Crappie are being taken on traditional crappie baits … jigs and minnows. On the deeper impoundments the fish have been found suspended in 30 feet of water, about 14-16 feet from the surface. You can...

A Taste for Soft Plastics

It looks like it’s getting that time of the year when jigs, worms (big) are the choice of bass. The lures that caught winning fish at FLW Tournament on Grand Lake in Oklahoma were mostly an assortment of...

Whew ...

When fishing for catfish remember: “The worse it smells, the better.” When I lived in Oklahoma City, a friend and I would have it all set up to leave from work on Friday afternoons, heading to Ft...

Top 10 Bass Baits at the Halfway Point in the FLW 2019 Tour

Sam Rayburn ReservoirRapala DT10, DT14 and DT16 crankbaits were all crucial in Terry Bolton’s first FLW Tour win. To target prespawn bass on the big Texas reservoir, Bolton opted for the demon and...

It's That Time of the Year

It’s that time of the year again when your chances of catching that trophy largemouth bass is better than any other time. Even though we are still having some cold days coming our way, the warmups in...

Stripers Like it Cold

Striper fishing guide, Steve Barnes told Lone Star News that the colder air temperatures and subsequent colder water temperatures turn the fish on. In the winter he likes to used artificial over live...

The Right Lure?

Sam Rayburn, Toledo Bend and Lake Fork, along with other Texas lakes, are dotted with lots of bass tournament through the year; there is something going on just about every week. Maybe some of them have...


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Possum Kingdom Lake Weather Forecast

Saturday

Sunny

Hi: 84

Saturday Night

Clear

Lo: 55

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 83

Sunday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 61

Monday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 79

Monday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 61

Tuesday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 75

Tuesday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 61


Possum Kingdom Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 9/19: 998.84 (-0.16)



Possum Kingdom Lake Fishing Report from TPWD (Sep. 16)

GOOD. Water slightly stained; 82 degrees; 0.54’ low. Black bass are fair around boulders, rocky ledges, and points. Soft plastic worms, crankbaits, and Alabama rigs are best, mixing in some topwater if the environment allows. White bass are good moving closer to some humps and shallower points. Crappie are good under structures like docks on points, shallow drops, and rocks. Striped bass are slow. Catfish are good on cut shad with increased activity at night.