Lake James

McDowell - North Carolina


  • 33 catches

  • 396 followers

  • 11 spots

Lake James is a large reservoir in the mountains of Western North Carolina which straddles the border between Burke and McDowell Counties. It is named fortobacco tycoon and benefactor of Duke University, James Buchanan Duke. The lake lies behind a series ...

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Lake James Fishing Reports

Recently shared catches and fishing spots

  1. Largemouth Bass with a stick bait

  2. Largemouth Bass with a stick bait Bubblegum

  3. 3 lb. 2 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Zoom Fat Albert Curly Tail

    1. Lisa King 0
      ♥️
    2. Ralph Justice 0
      Nice one.
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  4. 1 lb. 14 oz. 13 in. Yellow Perch

    1. Ralph Justice 0
      Nice Perch.
  5. 48 degree water temp, virtually no wind, bright day with clear water.

    2 lb. 17 in. Smallmouth Bass with a Rapala Husky Jerk

  6. Largemouth Bass

    1. john stimson 0
      nice catch
    2. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice chunk
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  7. 3 lb. 11 oz. Smallmouth Bass with a Ned rig

    1. Arthur Huttemeyer Sr. 0
      Nice bass Manny
    2. Aaron Zentgraf 0
      This is bs. No smallies in lake norman
    3. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice Smallie🎣
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  8. Cody got this 20lb flathead on a night crawler

    Flathead Catfish with a night crawler

    1. Don Beech 0
      Awesome!
    2. Robert Salmons 0
      Nice fish!
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  9. 3 lb. 11 oz. Largemouth Bass with a spinnerbaits

    1. Ralph Justice 0
      nice going.

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