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AKA: Lake Sutton

Fishing for largemouth bass, flathead catfish, black crappie, bluegill and redbreast sunfish at Lake Sutton in North Carolina.
Lake Sutton, NC

On the northwest outskirts of Wilmington, NC, Sutton Lake is a 1,100-acre fishing lake for the whole family. The lake is located in the southeast corner of the state and offers about 40 miles of shoreline for fishing from the bank or approaching from a boat. Sutton Lake Boating Access has a nice boat launch ramp and docks. Anglers are drawn her for bass, catfish, sunfish and crappie. There are no services at the lake, yet camping, shopping, dining, lodging and fishing supplies are all available just a short drive away. The lake is popular for fishing tournaments.

Primary fish species residing in Sutton Lake

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Largemouth bass Flathead catfish Black crappie Bluegill Redbreast Sunfish

Lake Sutton Amenities

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

Today's Weather & Forecast

Click here for a North Carolina Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Rocky Point Campground - 910 259-9611

Wilmington KOA Holiday Campground - 910 686-7705

Sutton Lake NC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Sutton Lake
NC Wildlife
Cape Fear, NC 28401
252 548-4938

 

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