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AKA: Waccamaw Lake, Waccamaw Reservoir

Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, bluegill, pumpkinseed, redear sunfish, white bass, white perch and striped bass at Lake Waccamaw in North Carolina.

Probably one of the best white perch fishing lakes in North Carolina, Lake Waccamaw is under fished for virtually all fish species in the lake. This 8,900-acre lake, located in the south-east part of the state, beckons you to come enjoy the great fishing. It is a perfect lake for small craft - inflatable's, canoes, kayaks, john boats and aluminum boats fit the bill. As a result of plentiful vegetation and thriving perch and sunfish populations, bass and catfish thrive here and can grow to trophy size. With relatively clear water, most lures will attract bites. Smaller lures - crankbaits, spinners, and spinnerbaits, will attract bass, crappie, bluegill, white bass and perch. Using small sizes, you never know what will charge your lure next.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Waccamaw

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie Bluegill Pumpkinseed Sunfish Redear Sunfish White Bass White Perch Striped bass

Lake Waccamaw Amenities

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

Click here for a North Carolina Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lake Waccamaw State Park Campground - 910 646-4748

Last Chance Campground - 910 770-0746

Ambassador Camp Campground - 910 646-3909

Lake Waccamaw NC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Waccamaw
Lake Waccamaw State Park
1866 State Park Dr
Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450
910 646-4748

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Lake Waccamaw in North Carolina.

Fishing at Lake Waccamaw, in North Carolina.