Lake Wheeler

Wake - North Carolina


  • 39 catches

  • 408 followers

  • 4 spots

This 800 acre park and lake (650 acres of lake; 150 acres of park and land buffer) has rapidly become a favorite capital city getaway. Beginning in 2010, Lake Wheeler was reinstated as a primary water supply for Raleigh and surrounding Wake County communi...

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Lake Wheeler Fishing Reports

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  1. pic on the left, caught in the morning time 10am? drizzling rain. Dad's on the right, on different day same lake 10+ #'s same worm bait!

    7 lb. 2 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Sneaky Snake 6" purple /pearl belly

  2. 7 lb. 2 oz. Barred Sand Bass with a Trick worm

    1. chuck Daugherty 0
      please everyone catch an release. old lake wheeler isn't very big we can wipe it out in no time if we don't ! I love this lake I have been fishing it for ...more 40 years. II fished it when lake had hydrilla, lilly pads in the main lake one little boat house
    2. Derek Stitt 0
      Nice job Jared 👍
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      HAWWWG Largemouth! 👍👍👍👍
    4. Rudy Segura 0
      Nice catch!
    5. Kenneth Olivo 0
      WhAt is a barred Sandbass?? Awesome catch tho
    6. Rudy Segura 0
      That's a largemouth bass
    7. Kolby Crowson 0
      What the heck is barred sand bass? That looks like a Largemouth bass.
    8. Taylor Glover 0
      nice fish. barred sand bass??? lol
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  3. Details: Blue Catfish with a chicken liver

  4. the bridge

    1. Thats my favorite spot to fish at lake wheeler...those guys are good to catch thru there
  5. 7 lb. 4 oz. 52 in. Blue Catfish with a chicken liver

    1. Mike McDaniel 0
      caught this on my bass pole. was surprised when I pulled him out. was a pretty good fight.
  6. 4 lb. 2 oz. 36 in. Channel Catfish with a chicken liver

  7. Details: 1 lb. 6 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Zoom Carolina Pumpkin Lizard

    Pulled a small guy out of the timber on the bank

  8. Largemouth Bass with a stiko worm

    1. Jeff Messer 0
      Thanks for reply Novel. I went out this evening for a few hours on Lake Wheeler (also in a Kayak) and managed to bag one small one. My experience with this lake ...more has not been very good. It's the closest to my house (less than 10 minutes) but I just find it really frustrating. Like you said, other than hitting cover along the banks with worms and soft plastics I can't seem to make anything else work. I am beginning to think the extra 20 minutes to Harris Lake is well worth the effort!
    2. Novel Hernandez 0
      This was my first fishing experience on Lake Wheeler (and actually a maiden voyage on a new kayak) but what I noticed was that the bite was better along the outside ...more corners of the protected inlets. Since the water is deeper and more active I think there is more baitfish for them there so the fish hang out there. This was caught directly across the lake from the boat ramp. Good luck
    3. Jeff Messer 0
      Hey Novel, I haven't figured out what works at Lake Wheeler yet.. thanks for posting. Any tips on locations that have produced for you?
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  9. Green pumpkin

    6 lb. 3 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Zoom trick worm

  10. Chartreuse and white

    5 lb. 10 oz. Largemouth Bass with a chatterbait

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