Lake Hickory In North Carolina
Boating, camping and fishing.
Well known as great place for boating, and an excellent striper fishery, Lake Hickory is a great vacation destination. It is a 4,200-acre lake located in the north-central part of the state. There are several marinas on the lake, plenty of options for boat rentals, local fishing guides available, public boat ramps, and plenty of camping and lodging options near the lake. There are plenty of additional fishing opportunities here as well. Bass, crappie and sunfish fishing attract anglers from far and wide. The lake annually hosts a substantial number of bass tournaments - generally with good results. Fishing for catfish is a favorite of locals and can yield some big cats at times. Striped bass are still the biggest draw. Come fish for a day or bring the family and make a vacation of fishing at Lake Hickory.
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Lake Hickory RV Resort - 828 256-4303
Indian Springs Campground - 828 397-5700
Hickory Lake Map
Fish species found in Lake Hickory include largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, bream and striped bass.
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Local Contact Information
81 Marina Drive
Hickory, NC 28601
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