Lake Lure is a deep, clear lake with a maximum depth of 104 feet. Both warm and cold-water species of fish inhabit Lake Lure, such as large mouth and small mouth bass, trout, bream/bluegills, crappie, perch,white bass, carp and several species of catfish. In summer months, gradient layers of progressively colder waters form in the lake, but turn over to a uniform temperature in the winter
North Carolina as a whole offers some of the nation's best fishing with abundant species and trophy game fish. If you are a resident or visitor to the state, or to Lake Lure, please review these links below to ensure that you understand the rules, regulations and other guidelines governing North Carolina's inland, joint and coastal fishing waters. Download our local lake use regulations here.
For information concerning inland fishing and mountain trout regulations for North Carolina in general, start here