Guide To Fishing At Sutton Lake
AKA: Lake Sutton
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, flathead catfish, black crappie, bluegill and redbreast sunfish at Lake Sutton in North Carolina.
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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Lake Sutton Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Sutton Lake Boating Access
Located mid lake, on the east side of the lake, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with three docks and gravel parking.
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
Cape Fear, NC 28401
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Sutton Lake in NC
General Fishing Info
Fishing for bass, catfish and crappie in southeast NC