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Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, rainbow trout, bluegill, bream, white bass and muskie at Buckhorn Reservoir in North Carolina.
Buckhorn Reservoir, NC

Boating and fishing at Buckhorn Reservoir is a favorite pass time for residents of Raleigh, Wilson and surrounding communities. This 2,000-acre lake offers fishing for bass, trout, crappie, bream, catfish and muskie. Anglers can peruse about 15 miles of shoreline in search of their favorite warm-water or cold-water species. There is ample areas for fishing from the bank, plus a fishing pier. Two boat launch ramps serve the public for a fee, one is dedicated to power boats, the other to non-powered watercraft. The lake is popular for local bass fishing tournaments.

Primary fish species residing in Buckhorn Reservoir

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White Crappie Rainbow Trout Bluegill White Bass Muskie

Buckhorn Reservoir Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY

Today's Weather & Forecast

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Rock Ridge Campground - 252 291-4477

Buckhorn Reservoir NC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Buckhorn Reservoir
City Of Wilson Buckhorn Lake & Shelter
8177 Rock Ridge School Rd
Sims, NC 27880
252 399-7530

 

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Buckhorn Reservoir in NC

Fishing for bass, trout and muskie in east central NC

Buckhorn Reservoir, in North Carolina.