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AKA: Falls of the Neuse Lake, Falls Reservoir

Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, white bass, white perch, yellow perch, striped bass and chain pickerel at Falls Lake in North Carolina.

Largemouth bass tend to garner a great deal of the fishing attention here at Falls Lake, yet this healthy fishery has so much more to offer. This sprawling 12,400-acre lake in the northeast part of the state, on the outskirts of Durham, NC offers a wide variety of fish species. catfish, crappie, white bass, stripers, perch and chain pickerel all provide anglers with an opportunity for a fun day of fishing. The water maintains a nice stain most of the time and there are sections of trees and stumps in many of the coves. Spinnerbaits, square bill crankbaits and jigs are popular when fishing shallow. Creek channels, ledges, humps and other structure often hold concentrations of fish, especially in summer and winter. Over 300 campsites, some with RV hookups are conveniently located around the lake. Public boat ramps, the marina and boat rentals are available to enhance your stay at Falls Reservoir.

Primary fish species residing in Falls Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill White Bass White Perch Yellow Perch Striped bass Chain pickerel

Falls Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY

Click here for a North Carolina Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Holly Point Campground - 919 676-1027

Falls Lake State Recreation Area Campground - 919 676-1027

BW Wells Group Campsites - 919 676-1027

Rolling View Campground Loop C - 919 676-1027

Falls Lake NC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Falls Lake
Falls Lake State Recreation Area
13304 Creedmoor Rd
Wake Forest, NC 27587
919 676-1027

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