Fishing Report – June 17, 2021

Bass fishing is good, with Carolina rigged Zoom lizards and centipedes, in pumpkin pepper colors, taking good fish off the points. Don’t neglect topwater baits in the fringe of grass on the points. Docks are always good on this lake, as are bridge crossings,...

Fishing Report – June 10, 2021

Waters throughout the state are between lightly stained and muddy due to the recent rain.That being said, boaters need to be aware of floating debris in the waterways. Be especially careful when seeing a short vertical piece of wood floating. This could, and generally...

Fishing Report – June 3, 2021

Bass fishing is good, with Carolina rigged Zoom lizards and centipedes, in pumpkin pepper colors, taking good fish off the points. Smaller fish are being taken around the grass beds and on topwater lures, early and late in the day. Bream are being caught on live...

Fishing Report – May 27, 2021

Bass fishing is excellent early and late in the day. Plastic worms and lizards are the most productive baits on boat docks, while topwaters work best early and late on points. After the sun gets up, fish crankbaits and plastic worms or lizards on stumpy points. Bass...

Fishing Report – May 20, 2021

Fishing is good, with striper fishermen catching fish on live shad and bucktails cast up on the bank, in the upper end of the lake, near Kerr Dam. Catfish action is good for anglers fishing live shad on or near the bottom. Largemouth action is picking up, with...

Fishing Report – May 13, 2021

Main lake points are the ambush spots for the bass in the lake. Speed Shads and plastic worms are the primary baits taking fish. Most bass have finished spawning but some are still looking for beds. Check out the back ends of creeks and coves for beds in shallow...

Fishing Report – May 6, 2021

Largemouth bass are active in shallow water on main lake points. Fish plastic grubs or Zoom Super Flukes on most points in 4-8 feet of water and spinnerbaits on WINDY points. Good fishing may also be had in the creeks off the main river channel above the Eaton Ferry...

Fishing Report – April 29, 2021

Topwater baits are coming into their own on this lake, where largemouth bass may be taken almost at will early and late in the day. The bass are active in shallow water on main lake points. Midlake, fish the shallow back ends of coves. Try a Zoom Horny Toad or Spro...

Fishing Report – April 22, 2021

Fishing has been good this past week. Patience and persistence is sometimes necessary, along with an understanding of what fish are doing during this season of the year. The better baits for bass are normally rattling crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic lizards and...

Fishing Report – April 15, 2021

With the recent warm weather heating up the local waters, resident fish have started their search for beds. Several species are in full spawning mode, heading for the back ends of tidal waters to scatter eggs and repeat their propagation. Fishing is excellent, with...