The most efficient water temperature range is 60 68 degrees, with most Striper being caught in the 66 degree range. As the water warms up in the early Spring months, search for fish to begin staging along main lake points and creek channels ideal to coves and cover. As the water temperature maintains to rise, Striper will move into these ledges and start postponing near the thermocline. As the Fall months method, the fish will start moving back out to main lake points and channels. Coldwater temperatures affect the Threadfin Shad and Striper at Lake Texoma. Temperatures below 60 levels Fahrenheit will slow all fish species down on Lake Texoma.