Guide To Fishing At Lake Wheeler
AKA: Wheeler Park Lake
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, blue catfish and bluegill at Lake Wheeler in North Carolina.
Located on the southwest outskirts of Raleigh, NC, Lake Wheeler is a 650-acre lake ideal for boating, family fun and fishing. The seven miles of shoreline are wrapped in lush green trees, and are off limits to fishing from the bank. There are two fishing piers, which require a Lake Wheeler fishing permit - available at the park office. No permit is required for anglers fishing from boats. Canoes, kayaks, car-top boats, electric boats and power boats (with the exception os jet skis) are all permitted on the lake. Anglers can expect to catch bass, catfish and sunfish. Rental boats are available at the lake.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Wheeler
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Lake Wheeler Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Lake Wheeler Boat Ramp
Situated just west of the Lake Wheeler Dam, on the north side of the lake, this five-lane, concrete ramp has four docks and ample paved parking.
Click here for a North Carolina Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
The Matthews Campground - 919 868-7132
Lake Wheeler NC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake Wheeler Park
6404 Lake Wheeler Rd
Raleigh, NC 27603
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Lake Wheeler in NC
General Fishing Info
Fishing for bass, catfish and sunfish in central NC