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Fishing At Mountain Island Lake

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AKA: Mountain Island Reservoir

Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, white perch and striped bass at Mountain Island Lake in North Carolina.

With easy access to Charlotte, NC, Mountain Island Lake makes an ideal location for a quick fishing trip. This is a 3,200-acre reservoir in the southwest part of the state which offers respectable bass, catfish, crappie and perch fishing. Lots of finger channels and bays around the lake are lined with boat docks - many of which have brush piles as crappie attractors. Bass tend to hang around these food sources. Learning which docks have this cover may be the key to a successful day of fishing for bass or crappie.

Primary fish species residing in Mountain Island Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie White Perch Striped bass

Mountain Island Lake Amenities

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

Click here for a North Carolina Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Fieldridge Acres Campground - 704 399-3521

Wildlife Woods Campground - 704 483-5611

Mountain Island Lake NC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Mountain Island Lake
Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation
715 N. Church St, Suite 120
Charlotte, NC 28202
704 679-9494

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