Fishing At Hiwassee Lake
AKA: Hiwassee Reservoir, Lake Hiwassee
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, white bass, yellow perch and striped bass at Hiwassee Lake in North Carolina.
Home of the state record for both smallmouth bass and striped bass, Hiwassee Reservoir is a 6,200-acre lake in the southwest corner of the state. There is 180 miles of shoreline to explore while searching for the bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, sunfish and striped bass which reside in this 200 feet-deep reservoir. Whether fishing from a fancy bass boat, a canoe, a kayak or any other watercraft, you'll find plenty of area for fishing. The lake is also quite friendly to anglers preferring shoreline fishing. Three marinas serve the boating public with full marina services, including boat rentals. Campgrounds with RV spaces are conveniently located nearby the lake.
Primary fish species residing in Hiwassee Lake
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Hiwassee Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Click here for a North Carolina Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Crawford's Campground - 828 837-9077
Murphy - Peace Valley KOA Campground - 828 837-6223
Hiwassee Lake NC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Shooks Marina & Boat Rentals
11003 Joe Brown Hwy
Murphy, NC 28906