• Lake Norman Fishing Report - NC

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  • With Capt. Gus you will learn fishing techniques that will improve your fishing and allow you to catch more fish on you own boat. Light tackle is used to maximize the excitement of lake fishing. Guide boats can accommodate from one to six anglers. Fishing guides are available year round. They fish daily, including weekends and holidays.

  • Lake Norman Fishing Report - NC

    Hot Spot of the Week: Hybrid and spotted bass are boiling on the surface above Marker 18B in the main river channel and in Mountain, Little and Reed Creeks. Best bets are top water poppers, buzz baits and jerk or crank baits. Late afternoon seems to be better than early morning. When fish arenít surface feeding, they can be caught on drop-shot rigs, bucktails and jigging spoons.

    Crappies have become more active with the cooling water temperatures. Limits of eight to twelve inch fish are being taken around bridges and over deep brush piles. Most white perch activity is at depths to thirty-five feet in creek runs and on the edges of the main river channel.

    Lake Normanís water level is about 2.7 feet below full pond. The surface water temperature is in the high sixties and low seventies in waters not affected by power generation.
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