Badin Lake

Current Temperature:

Est Water Temperature:
56° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.24 (High)

Wind Speed:
North-East at 05 Knots (6 MPH)

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Badin Lake General Information
Welcome to Badin 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. Badin 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!

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Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

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Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Badin Lake Community Fishing Reports
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature: 77
10/2/14: Water temp 76.6 not 67 as stated in fishing report. Went this AM. Could find plenty of fish but bite very poor. Most fish are still in the main channel and at 15 to 25 feet deep around/in schools of bait fish. E.H.T.
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 80
stay in deep water but only fish half way to the bottom. the fish are elavated but still deep.
Species: Walleye
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
we caght a walleye today and we looked it up and it was a walleye so eat your heart out
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 84
fished from 6am to 12pm got afew nice bass on plastic fishing grass lines. water semi clear, and calm until about 10. alot of shad schooling saw some bass breaking the surface. saw alot of cats be catched off of noodles.
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
You are correct about the trout not being in badin but I have seen a walleye approx. 3 lb come out of its waters.Would not have believed it if I didnt watch it being caught,this was about 1991
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
"There are no trout in Badin, there never has been."
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
We slay the catfish with live shad all year long
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 55
This is the crank-bait capital of NC i caught 5 bass today on DT10 Crank-baits. 1. 1LB 6LB and 3 3 pounders
Badin Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Badin Lake at 56 degree water temperature this is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. Largemouth bass will be feeding at this water temperature but will be much harder to catch. On Sunny warm afternoons its a great time to throw a crank bait, jigs or slow roll a spinnerbait at 5-10 foot on sunny points and drops off of sunny flats. Largemouth Bass will move into warm water on warm sunny days.
Badin Lake Crappie Fishing

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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The crappie fishing should be getting good to great now. Crappie function excellent in 56 degree water. Crappie will be nicely bunched up still and moving more aggresively than when the water temperature is in the 35 to 50 degree range. With baitfish getting more active, the crappie fishing will be good. Good luck today!
Badin Lake Walleye Fishing

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- There are NO walleye in Badin Lake.
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Badin Lake Catfish Fishing

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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.
Badin Lake White Bass Fishing

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Badin Lake Striped Bass Fishing

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- Stripers are still deep, best tecnique is to pull unbralla rigs between 20 and 30 ft. Some verticle jigging is another good way to pick up these fish.
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Badin Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The affects of the moon on freshwater fish and game are at a minimum right now. There will be a new moon coming up here in a few days. The fisherman should never use this as an excuse to not get on the water. The affects of the moon can only enhance the outcome of a day's fishing not decrease potential catch for today. On days without the new or full moon, all other factors including weather, barometric pressure, wind and cloud cover will make up today's equation for success.
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Days to Full

18:04 EST

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