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AKA: John H Moss Lake, or Kings Mountain Reservoir

Fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, white bass and striped bass at Moss Lake in North Carolina.

This relatively small reservoir has a healthy population of bass, crappie and catfish. Moss Lake is a 1,500-acre lake in the southwest part of the state, at Shelby, NC. Boat houses and boat docks line the lake providing cover for bass and crappie, and the lake has a very irregular shoreline with lots of points and channels. Fishing permits are required for anglers age six and older. Anglers sixteen and over also require a NC fishing license.

Primary fish species residing in Moss Lake

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Largemouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Black crappie White crappie White Bass Striped bass

Moss Lake Amenities

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

Click here for a North Carolina Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Kings Mountain Lake Campground - 704 482-7926

Moss Lake NC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Moss Lake
Kings Mountain Lake
2621 Oak Grove Rd
Shelby, NC 28150
704 482-7926

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