Lake Hickory

Current Temperature:
75°

Est Water Temperature:
71° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
29.97 (Rising)

Wind Speed:
North at 00 Knots (0 MPH)

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Lake Hickory
National Pro Reports

Keystone Lake, OK
2014-07-14
I have been regularly fishing Keystone for striped Bass for about four weeks right now. The trips I have been doing are very early morning trips, and they have been producing good numbers of Stripers ... [more]

-Steve Carroll

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2014-07-11
This past week has been pretty typical for Old Hickory in July. We have had some good days but mixed in with those good days are the days the fish make us work. Every year around now the fish seem to ... [more]

-Ian Huey

North Carolina Reports

Lake Hickory General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Hickory 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 Hickory, 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:
Alexander

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
Other

Latitude:
35.799028

Longitude:
-81.315077

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):


Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Lake Hickory Community Fishing Reports


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Lake Hickory Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Lake Hickory Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.4/5
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Lake Hickory Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Bass are hitting the finesse worms in shallow( 3 to 6 ft) water.Fish slow near windblown seconday points with rocks, and any rock walls.
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
71 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Lake Hickory Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Lake Hickory Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.1/5
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Lake Hickory Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- no small mouth in lake
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 71. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Lake Hickory Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Lake Hickory Crappie Rating:
   3.5/5
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Lake Hickory Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie prefer this water temperature and will be actively feeding and staying in solid patterns. Baitfish are more active and schooling in all parts of the lake in this water temperature.
Lake Hickory Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Lake Hickory Walleye Rating:
   3/5
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Lake Hickory Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- there are no Walleye in Lake Hickory...
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
This is the water temperature of choice for walleye. They are feeding well and moving in patterns that should be fairly easy to pick up and capitalize on today. Baitfish are not at the peak of activity but they will be in good supply in the deeper water. The lake is really turning on this time of year and the fish should be biting well.
Lake Hickory Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Lake Hickory Catfish Rating:
   3.8/5
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Lake Hickory Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Catfish are coming shallow in the midday sun and early afternoon.Water is mocha colored at this time.Use crawlers and shad to catch some of these.
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The entire catfish family is very active and actively feeding in this water temperature. All catfish including blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish will be looking for their next meal. Itís perfect time to get on the water and fill the freezer. Good luck out there.
Lake Hickory Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Lake Hickory Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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Lake Hickory Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Bass are hitting the finesse worms in shallow( 3 to 6 ft) water.Fish slow near windblown secondary points with rocks, and any rock walls near houses,boat docks..

Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 71 degrees range, spotted bass are generally their most active at this water temperature. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the spotted bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Lake Hickory White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Lake Hickory White Bass Rating:
   3.4/5
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Lake Hickory White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Lake Hickory Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Lake Hickory Striped Bass Rating:
   3.4/5
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Lake Hickory Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- THE STRIPPERS ARE BITING NOW
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):


Lake Hickory Solar and Lunar Conditions
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:
06:30 EST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
20:33 EST







Lake Hickory 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...