Top North Carolina Fishing Lakes

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LakeLatitudeLongitudeCommunity Rating (Votes)
The Frying Pan35.779811-76.0985455 (1)
Shelley Lake35.860608-78.6605105 (1)
Panther Lake35.567573-78.6960575 (1)
Alligator Lake35.647070-76.3411325 (1)
Northeast Prong35.891217-75.8623595 (1)
Azusa Grotto Lake00135.206694-80.6747405 (1)
Lake Burlington Rese36.205240-79.4191435 (1)
Clinard Lake36.140987-80.3311745 (1)
Lake Logan35.414771-82.9281674.8 (4)
Tom-A-Lex Lake35.891281-80.1813054.7 (3)
Dodsons Lake35.879063-79.6315714.5 (2)
Greenfield Lake34.205533-77.9376514.5 (2)
Auman Lake35.249287-79.5942954.3 (6)
Lake Benson35.670825-78.6299884.2 (5)
Lake Adger35.336951-82.2101514 (7)
Roanoke Rapids Lake36.476581-77.7182574 (5)
Lake Sheila35.190798-82.3741154 (4)
Lake Twitty35.022786-80.5057444 (4)
Gum Swamp Lake34.912849-79.5637994 (2)
Lake Cheoah35.457216-83.8861024 (2)
Mallard Lake36.000441-80.4023484 (1)
Aquone Lake35.178906-83.6677734 (1)
Lake Durant35.891550-78.5803244 (1)
Sunset Lake35.648376-78.7916494 (1)
Lake Montonia35.199524-81.3278314 (1)
Latest North Carolina Fishing Reports
April 14th, 2015 - Falls Lake
Report By:
Guest
Fishing Rating: 3      Water Temperature: 65
Out Monday 4/13 Got on water about 9:30 A fished until 1:45 towards the dam area and landed 7 bass 13\" to 15\".all caught on green 6\" lizard carolina rigged and fished slow.5 out of 7 on timber
April 9th, 2015 - Lake Hickory
Report By:
Guest
Fishing Rating: 2      Water Temperature: 53
Sat April 4 2015 Slow day of fishing had 6 small large mouth and one 3+ large mouth all on main lake points and walls jerk baits and Carolina rig not April fishing
April 7th, 2015 - Lake Lure
Report By:
skriete
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.
October 8th, 2014 - High Rock Lake
Report By:
Guest
Fishing Rating: 1      Water Temperature: 0
Crappie biting exceptionally well around brush in 3 to 8 feet of water fishing about 3\' deep with cork and a jig. White being the best color.
October 7th, 2014 - Tom-A-Lex Lake
Report By:
Guest
Fishing Rating: 1      Water Temperature: 0
Lake is dead
October 2nd, 2014 - Badin Lake
Report By:
Guest
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.
September 13th, 2014 - Lake Mackintosh
Report By:
Guest
Fishing Rating: 3      Water Temperature: 78
Overcast and rainy Launch at 7:30 Focused on points early with jig and crankbait with no success Hit a cove around 11:30 with watermelon red colored finesse worm. Landed one 1&1/2lb and one 4.
August 26th, 2014 - Tom-A-Lex Lake
Report By:
Guest
Fishing Rating: 1      Water Temperature: 0
Fished from 7am to 2 pm. Caught 6 bass with the biggest being 3 pounds. We fished hard and wide spread. Four of the fish caught on crank baits, shad colors and two on blue 6 inch worms Texas rigging style. Dirty bottom with visibility only about 1.5 feet. My first time on the lake. Looks good but very flat bottom with no structure in open water. Did not fish in the cove near the dam. Saw another boat catch a 5.5 pounder, very nice fish under timber on the bank with plastic at approximately 12:00.
June 13th, 2014 - Falls Lake
Report By:
Guest
Fishing Rating: 1      Water Temperature: 80
went Wed. morning.On water @ 7A.Fished in dam area and we caught 7 bass fishing about 15-25 ft. off bank in 8-15 ft water using 6\" watermelon lizards with 1/4 oz weight, Carolina rigged.Fish were 2-3.5# and healthy.Bite shut down about 10A
June 9th, 2014 - Bald Mountain Lake
Report By:
Guest
Fishing Rating: 1      Water Temperature: 0
Largemouth and spots hitting good on top water right at dark
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