Lake Gaston

Current Temperature:
66°

Est Water Temperature:
Not Available - To Low (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.29 (Falling)

Wind Speed:
North-East at 06 Knots (7 MPH)

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Lake Gaston
National Pro Reports

Saratoga Lake, NY
2014-04-19
Its been a long winter but the ice have finally come off of the lake. So I hooked up the boat and headed to the lake today got there around 10am and headed to the west side of the lake. The wind was b... [more]

-John Ernst

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2014-04-19
This report is for 04/08/2014-04/18/2014. Sorry for the delay I have been extremely busy on the water and haven%u2019t had a chance to sit down and write.
The numbers of boats on the water have ... [more]

-Ian Huey

Skiatook Lake, OK
2014-04-18
The spring time Hybrid bite is in full swing. Recent trips have produced good boxes of fish up to 8 pounds. The water temps are up to 58 degrees and the fish are very active. I had a trip there today ... [more]

-Steve Carroll

Lake Minnetonka, MN
2014-04-16
We are getting close to fishing lake minnetonka with open water. We are now past lake minnetonkas average ice out, with most channels open and the remaining ice being honey comb throughout. With a f... [more]

-Dan Jasper

Lake Guntersville, AL
2014-04-14
13 April 2014 Lake Guntersville %u2013 Really nice family joined me yesterday on Guntersville and after a slow first hour or so the guy%u2019s started putting them in the boat. Everyone caught fish ... [more]

-Jake (Mid South Bass Guide)

North Carolina Reports

Blewett Falls Lake, NC
2014-04-06
4/6/14 water way down for past 2 weeks lots of stumps and no fish. ... [more]

Lake Gaston General Information
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. Vital fishing information for Lake Gaston, including mean water temperature and moon phase. 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

County:
Halifax

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
20

Lake Management:
Army Corps

Latitude:
36.511741

Longitude:
-77.964067

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):


Normal Elevation (ft):
200

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Lake Gaston Community Fishing Reports
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 Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Lake Gaston Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.6/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 35 degrees. If you have a chance to get out on the water, you are going to have to fish deep and slow. Jig fishing and Plastic baits may be your best bet this time of year for largemouth bass. You may also try fishing some sinking jerk baits.
Lake Gaston Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Lake Gaston Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   3/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 35 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 Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Lake Gaston Crappie Rating:
   3.4/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie fishing is sometimes at its best with the water temperature down this low. Crappie will be in large schools and follow the large shad schools around in extremely deep water. Find the deepest parts of your lake in old river channels and scan your graph for schooling shad. When you find the school, drop your plastics or live bait down to the bottom of the shad and get ready. Many crappie fishermen will be catching awesome numbers and size of fish this time of year. If you are brave enough to get out on the water this time when the water temperature is this cold, it can really pay off. Be careful out there, remember to boat safely. Never take any chances at these temperatures.
Lake Gaston Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Lake Gaston Walleye Rating:
   3.2/5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Walleye function very well in the colder water temperatures. Try fishing some open flats and definitely use live bait when the water temperature is this low. Plastics with scent added will also produce results, but nothing beats live bait for walleye.
Lake Gaston Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Lake Gaston Catfish Rating:
   4.5/5
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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 Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Lake Gaston Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.2/5
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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 Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Lake Gaston White Bass Rating:
   4.2/5
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Lake Gaston Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Lake Gaston Striped Bass Rating:
   3.8/5
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Lake Gaston 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.
Sunrise:
06:33 EST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:47 EST







Lake Gaston Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.ncwildlife.org  

State Fishing Licensee
http://www.ncwildlife.org/fs_index_01_li...  

State Parks
http://www.ils.unc.edu/parkproject/ncpar...  

State Fishing Records
http://www.ncwildlife.org/pg03_Fishing/p...  

State Fishing Information
http://www.ncwildlife.org/pg02_Regs/pg2b...