Lake Norman Fishing Report – 08-11-2019

Lake Norman Fishing Report – 08-11-2019

Photo: Capt. Gus holds a Lake Norman spotted bass Expect August to be HOT, that’s why the best time to fish is between 10:00 PM and 10:00 AM. It’s cooler, there is less boat traffic and the fish are quite active. Lighted docks, marina basins, bridge pilings and...
Lake Norman Fishing Report – 07-08-2019

Lake Norman Fishing Report – 07-08-2019

Photo: Capt. Gus holds a trophy Permit caught on a recent fishing trip to Belize July surface water temperatures will top 90 degrees on most days causing a thermocline to form at 50 feet below the surface. Bass, hybrids, catfish and white perch will suspend close to...
Lake Norman Fishing Report – 06-01-2019

Lake Norman Fishing Report – 06-01-2019

Photo: Capt. Gus’ 25% Off Father’s Day Special June is a great month to catch spotted and largemouth bass. Schooling activity will occur most days over humps and on river points. Fish the shade for largemouth bass. Best bets are docks, boat houses and lay downs. The...
Lake Norman Fishing Report – 04-28-2019

Lake Norman Fishing Report – 04-28-2019

Photo: Capt. Gus holds a chunky Lake Norman hybrid striped bass. Expect May to be an outstanding month for bass fishing. Spawning activity peaked on the full moon in April, but some bass are still in the pre-spawn mood. The last full week in April found bass hitting...
Lake Norman Fishing Report – 04-02-2019

Lake Norman Fishing Report – 04-02-2019

April and May are the peak months to catch spotted and largemouth bass. During this period bass will either be in pre-spawn, spawning or post spawn mode. Therefore all one has to do is cast into one of the many spawning coves that dot lake Norman to a catch stringer...
Fishing Report – 02-26-2019

Fishing Report – 02-26-2019

It’s been a great winter for hybrid striped bass. Two factors are contributing to catch rate improvements: Higher stocking levels An increased law enforcement presence at the Marshall Hot Hole has slowed poaching. Where to catch hybrids: The majority of the hybrids...