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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]

Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Lure 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 Lure 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:
35.438356
Maximum Depth (ft):
County:
Rutherford
Longitude:
-82.208430
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
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Surface Area (acres):
0
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Register

skriete
2015-04-07
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 60
The fishing has been outstanding on Lake Lure over the last week. Largemouth bass are aggressively hitting shad raps, jerk baits, and rattle traps along the creek basins in the back bays. Fish are holding on these edges in 8 - 20 foot water. For yellow perch, fish the 5 - 10 foot weedy bays with worms or minnows under a cork. You will also pick up some bull bluegill doing this. Smallmouth bass are holding where he Rocky Broad River flows into the lake. They love their crankbaits. White bass will start showing up in mid May and last until the end of July as they blitz the bait near main lake points. Book a trip aboard Lake Lure Fishing Excursions today! The fishing is hot and the lake is beautiful as always.
Lake Lure Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Lake Lure Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Lake Lure 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 Lure Smallmouth Bass Rating:
2
Lake Lure Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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 Lure Crappie Rating:
3
Lake Lure Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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 Lure Walleye Rating:
3.5
Lake Lure Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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 Lure Catfish Rating:
4
Lake Lure Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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 Lure Spotted Bass Rating:
3.5
Lake Lure Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
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 Lure White Bass Rating:
3.5
Lake Lure White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- shad rap black and silver on main channel
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Lake Lure Striped Bass Rating:
4
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Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

Sunrise:

07:04 EST

Sunset:

19:53 EST

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
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