Fishing At Kerr Lake
AKA: John H. Kerr Reservoir
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white bass, white perch and striped bass at Kerr Lake in North Carolina.
If you enjoy catching a variety of species, Kerr Lake is a reservoir made to fulfill your dreams. While fishing for bass here, you may also catch white bass, perch, stripers, or crappie - all on the same lures. This 50,000-acre reservoir, located on the northern border of the state, has healthy populations of fish species including sunfish and plenty of bait fish. Pick your favorite stretch of the 850 miles of shoreline and wet a line. Fishing from boats, kayaks, canoes or from shore all produce ate this healthy fishery. During spring and fall the fish tend to favor shoreline areas, while moving deeper and schooling up during summer and winter. Locating schools of fish here may take some exploring, but once you do the action is likely to be hot and heavy. With marinas and campgrounds scattered around the lake you can easily locate most any services you require to enhance your stay at John H. Kerr Reservoir.
Primary fish species residing in Kerr Lake
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Kerr Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Today's Weather & Forecast
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Kerr Lake State Recreation Area Campground - 252 492-4826
Rudds Creek Campground - 434 738-6827
North Bend Park & Campground - 434 738-0059
Kerr Lake NC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Steele Creek Marina & Campground
1603 Townsville Landing Road
Henderson, NC 27536
Fishing lakes in each state.
Kerr Lake in North Carolina.
General Fishing Info
Striper, sunfish and bass fishing in northern NC.