• Lake Norman Fishing Report - NC

    Fishin' With Gus
    (704) 617-6812 http://www.fishingwithgus.com/index.php Gus@LakeNorman.com
  • 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 Spots of the Week: High water has pushed bass closer to shore, where they’re being caught on top water, jerk and spinner baits. Back coves and shallow water dock pilings are excellent places to catch them. In addition, schoolie size spotted bass, hybrids and an occasional striper are surface feeding at
    dawn and dusk. Try fishing the mouth of Ramsey and Little Creeks, as well as, the main river channel adjacent to and north of the Lake Norman State Park. Best baits are Rat-L-Traps, Tackle Town Sure Spins and a variety of top water and jerk baits. Crappie and perch fishermen are getting their fair share on live minnows in water to forty feet deep.

    Tips from Capt. Gus: NC fishing licenses can be obtained 24 hours a day online at www.ncwildlife.org , by telephone at 888-248-6834, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. or in person at select wildlife service agents (tackle shops, Gander Mountain, Bass Pro Shops, etc.) .

    Upcoming Events: Free Fishing Seminar: “Winter Fishing Techniques – How to Catch Bass, Stripers, Hybrids and White Perch” - Jake Bussolini, angler and author, will conduct this informative session on November 18th, 6:30 p.m. at Gander Mountain, Exit 36, Mooresville, NC. For additional information, call 704 658 0822.

    Lake Norman is about 0.6 feet below full pond, and 3.3 feet below on Mountain Island Lake. The water surface temperature on both lakes is in the mid to high sixties.

    Capt. Gus Gustafson of Lake Norman Ventures, Inc. is an Outdoor Columnist and a full time Professional Fishing Guide on Lake Norman, NC. Visit his website, www.fishingwithgus.com or call 704-617-6812. For additional information, e-mail Gus@LakeNorman.com.
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