• 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 Spot of the Week: Bass are moving out of deep water and staging for the spring spawn. Try fishing Ramsey and McCrary Creeks where the water temperature is a few degrees warmer than other creeks. Anglers, using the Alabama rig, continue to boast about the quality and quantity of stripers, hybrids and bass they are catching. Large crappie are hitting minnows, while white perch are being caught on Sabiki rigs in deepeer water.

    The surface water temperature varies by location, but is mainly in the high fifties and low sixties in open waters not affected by power generation. The water level is about 3.4 feet below full pond on Lake Norman and 2.5' below full on Mountain Island Lake.

    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 web site, www.Fishingwithgus.com or call 704-617-6812. For additional information, e-mail him at Gus@lakenorman.com.
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