Shearon Harris Reservoir

Wake - North Carolina


  • 461 catches

  • 2K+ followers

  • 48 spots

Harris Lake is a reservoir in New Hill, North Carolina. The lake covers 4,100 acres in southwestern Wake County and southeastern Chatham County. It is the source and outlet of cooling water for the Shearon Harris nuclear power plant. The lake is adjacent ...

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Shearon Harris Reservoir Fishing Reports

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  1. 2 lb. 4 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Custom Jigs & Spins Finesse Plastics

  2. 3 lb. 13 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Strike King Burner Spinnerbaits

  3. 4 lb. 3 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Custom Jigs & Spins Finesse Plastics

  4. One hour out after one month off. Oh yeah, Iโ€™m back.

    31 in. Grass Carp with a Muzzy LV-X Lever Bow

    1. Keep taking those grass carp out Kaitlin! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ
    2. BRIAN MILLER 0
      Lots of carp at Harris now. Very concerned with bass populations dwindling due to destruction of vegetation by these carp. Kill them all Kaitlin.
    3. Jesse Cuppett 0
      awesome!
    4. Steven Hegyi 0
      Nice job!
    5. Mike Honcho 0
      There are so many stories running around about these carp. Either way they have destroyed Shaeron Harris in the past 2 years for being the bass habitat it use to ...more be. I could catch 5 bass on any given day, all ranging from 3-5lbs. Now I am lucky to catch a 3-5lb bass at all. Itโ€™s sad thet duke and NCW has let this go, and their answer has been setting up fish habitats in lieu of killing all the hydrila. They also said these carp are sterile, however Iโ€™ve seen them rummaging through the weeds during their spawn. They also live in excess of 20+ years so it will be a while, if ever, when Shaeron Harris returns to the way it was.
    6. Mike A. 0
      Kaitlin-Thanks for that reply. I had no idea how many there wereโ€ฆ.understood. Keep up the good shooting.
    7. Robert Coleman 0
      Schlocked 'em Good! Nice shooting Kaitlin! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
    8. Scott Sorrell 0
      Kill em all Kait...only good carp is a dead carp...lol
    9. Mike, these guys are no good! Duke Energy stocked 10,000 of them in this tiny reservoir with the sole purpose of removing hydrilla that was supposedly clogging their ...more intake, but now theyโ€™ve removed every shred of native aquatic vegetation as well. Without the aquatic plants to filter sediment from runoff at the shorelines, water quality has taken a nosedive. Those weed beds also provided incredible cover for bass, shad, and other native fish. The shallow water fishery used to be second-to-none on Shearon Harris, now itโ€™s a thing of the past.
    10. Len Ecker 0
      Glad to see your back in the hunt
    11. Rick Carey 0
      dang girl....awsome
    12. Mike A. 0
      good shooting! donโ€™t shoot โ€˜em all as theyโ€™re keeping your lake clean.
    13. john stimson 0
      good to see you back and shooting on target
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