How good is the crappie fishery at Lake Wateree?
Well, Nick Babin and Brian Davis live in Gilbert at the south side of Lake Murray, and when they want to catch big slab crappie and lots of them, they drive completely around their home lake and head up the road to Lake Wateree, downstream from the town of Great Falls on the Catawba River, forming the border between Fairfield, Lancaster and Kershaw counties. […]
While most of North Carolina is bundled up in front of television sets watching the ACC and NCAA basketball tournaments, a few dozen anglers privy to a neat secret are huddled in their boats, knowing March Madness must mean the speckled trout are biting. […]
There are fishermen at Lake Norman who blame the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission for everything they perceive that’s lacking in the lake.
The stripers and the bass aren’t big enough; there isn’t enough bait; the WRC isn’t doing anything to help. It’s their version of the “Lake Norman Blues.”