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Lake Gaston, NC
2016-08-26
SORRY ABOUT THAT BUT PEOPLE CRY AND THEY HAVE NO RESPECT MAY GOD FORGIVE I KNOW I GOT CARRIED AWAY ABOUT THE NOODLE FISHERMEN SOME HAVE RESPECT SOME TRY TO SET OUT AT LEAST 50 FILL A CREEK LIKE GOING ... [more]

Lake Gaston, NC
2016-08-26
REALLY COMPLAIN AND YOU NODDLE FISHERMEN SET THEM ALL THE WAY ACROSS THE LAKE AND CUT A CREEK OFF WOW DUDE YOU SERIOUSLY NEED TO THINK ABOUT WHAT YOU SAYING IT WOULDNT BE GOOD FOR ME TO TEAR OUT MY L... [more]

Lake Crabtree, NC
2016-08-15
Catfishing here is very abundant and extremely active. I recommend the following for best results bait wise. Chicken or Rabbit liver, Nightcrawlers, Minnows or Shad and Hot Dogs. The catfish feed... [more]

Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Gaston 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. Lake Gaston 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:
North Carolina
Latitude:
36.511741
Maximum Depth (ft):
County:
Halifax
Longitude:
-77.964067
Normal Elevation (ft):
200
Inpoundment Type:
Lake
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
20
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
Army Corps
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Guest
2016-08-26
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
SORRY ABOUT THAT BUT PEOPLE CRY AND THEY HAVE NO RESPECT MAY GOD FORGIVE I KNOW I GOT CARRIED AWAY ABOUT THE NOODLE FISHERMEN SOME HAVE RESPECT SOME TRY TO SET OUT AT LEAST 50 FILL A CREEK LIKE GOING THROUGH A MAZE NO RESPECT ONLY THINKING OF THERE OWN SELF..AND TRUTHFULY IF THEY NOT CAUGHT ON RODNREEL IT AINT FAIR GET SERIOUS I CAT FISH ALSO LOVE IT ON RODNREEL...DONT BE CRUEL TO OTHERS SOME PEOPLE JUST DONT GET THE PICTURE THAT LAKE IS OUR LAKE DONT LIKE EVERY ONE FIND YOU SOME WHERE ELSE OR A POOL...WE WILL NOT MISS YOU.....
Guest
2016-08-26
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature:
REALLY COMPLAIN AND YOU NODDLE FISHERMEN SET THEM ALL THE WAY ACROSS THE LAKE AND CUT A CREEK OFF WOW DUDE YOU SERIOUSLY NEED TO THINK ABOUT WHAT YOU SAYING IT WOULDNT BE GOOD FOR ME TO TEAR OUT MY LOWER UNIT ON YOUR NOODLE AND YOU LAUGH WOULDNT BE PRETTY ON THE LAKE GURANTEED..GROW UP WE DONT CRY YALL COVER A CREEK OR ALL THE AWAY ACROSS THE LAKE WE HAVE AS MUCH RITE ON THAT LAKE AS YOU IF YOU DONT LIKE IT FISH IN A POOL FAR AS I CARE.
Guest
2014-03-28
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 30
Big Blue Cats are tearing it up if those d--n bass fishers will quit riding through your fishing gear at full blast. I hope the next time one of you do that your motor gets locked up with my noodles. I think their mad because they fish all day and catch nothing but a sore arm while we are stocking the freezer with yummy blue cats-best eating fish ever. We fished 3/27/14 for 4 hours and caught several 30-40 pounders.
Lake Gaston Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Lake Gaston Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Lake Gaston at 44 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.
Lake Gaston Smallmouth Bass Rating:
3
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 44 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.
Lake Gaston Crappie Rating:
3.5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie will just be starting their migrating runs from deep river channels toward major tributaries. They will suspend in open water and channels in deep water and cover on the break lines. Crappie will stage off primary and secondary points this time of year while they are getting ready for spawn. Make sure you don?t forget the river channels, especially with structure and sharp breaks in deep water. Some crappy will hang back in this area waiting to come up to the staging areas. Drifting and slow (REALLY SLOW) trolling with jigs and other artificials work great this time of year. Always look for baitfish schools and concentrate more time when you see the bait.
Lake Gaston Walleye Rating:
3
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Walleye will be staging and getting ready to spawn now. With Walleye spawning grounds generally on gravel and rocky bottoms and preferring clean water. Start looking for pre-spawn fish in deeper waters with easy access to shallow clean water rocky bottoms. Walleye should be feeding aggressively right up until they start laying eggs. This is a perfect time to be fishing for Walleye.
Lake Gaston Catfish Rating:
4.5
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- went out about 1 mile west of damn sunday...got large minnows from washburns...put 1 1/2 ounce sinker on and number 4 hook...turned boat off and drifted... letting bait go down close to bottom...caught 4 very good sized cats in about a hour...
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.
Lake Gaston Spotted Bass Rating:
3
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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.
Lake Gaston White Bass Rating:
4
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Lake Gaston 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:

06:43 EST

Sunset:

19:42 EST

Moon Phase:


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