Fontana Lake Fishing near Andrews, North Carolina

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Details for Fontana Lake

Species Caught Here:

Public Property
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Bodies of Water near Fontana Lake

Fontana Dam

Andrews, NC

Fontana Dam

Bryson City, NC

Payne Branch

Andrews, NC

Panel Branch

Andrews, NC

Gold Branch

Andrews, NC

Description for Fontana Lake, Swain County, North Carolina

Fontana Lake is a reservoir located just 17.4 miles from Andrews, in Swain County, in the state of North Carolina, United States, near Fontana Village, NC. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including bream/bluegill, smallmouth bass, crappie, carp, walleye, largemouth bass and catfish here. Whether you’re baitcasting, fly fishing or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Fontana Lake. Alternate names for this reservoir include Fontana Reservoir.

Join us as we discuss the North Carolina Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.

Fishing Reports near Fontana Lake

  "We were catching tarpon and sheep heads but the best thing we caught were Bull shark and snook also..." Cobb Creek

  "Around 645 pm Thursday Aug 3 caught a dozen trout in less than 30 minutes! I was under the HWY 28..." West Fork Chattooga River

  "I was recently fishing Lake Hiwasee and caught a 20 inch large mouth right from the shore. The lake..." Hiwassee Lake

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