When the thermocline shows up on Kerr Lake, anglers who know what to look for will find a hot catfish bite. […]
Bass fishing on Kerr Lake in June can be great as long as you pay attention to the water level and adjust your tactics accordingly. […]
A youth angler on Kerr Lake caught the fish of a lifetime on April 20, 2019 when a giant blue catfish bit his tiny piece of cut bait while he was fishing with his dad and twin brother. The fish weighed 105 pounds. […]
Summer does not have to mean a decline in fishing potential — especially for blue catfish. According to guide Wes Jordan of Creedmoor, N.C., blues will be actively feeding throughout Kerr Lake, aka Buggs Island, but their depth range will run the gamut, and an angler wanting to load up will have to cover the water column. […]
On a spring break outing, H.R. Carver of Roxboro, NC, along with his sons Jack and Sam, set out to enjoy all that Kerr Lake had to offer — a rented cabin, hiking, and a guided fishing trip with Austin Sartin of Burlington, NC. Such adventures often create memories that last a lifetime, and this was no exception. Eight-year-old Sam caught a 100-pound blue catfish. […]
Falling water temperatures plus plentiful blue catfish equals abundant catches this month at Kerr Lake on the North Carolina/ Virginia border. While techniques remain largely the same as summer, the fishes’ attitudes will be improved, and an angler who intercept them on their highways is in store for a big day. […]
As the owner of NC Marine Fabrication, Austin Sartin of Burlington has placed ample thought into the kind of rod holding systems that help people catch fish – including his own. While enjoying some down time at Kerr Lake on August 7th, Sartin tested his outfit while putting Brett Meager of Creedmoor on her personal best blue catfish, a beast that stretched their scales to 88 pounds.
One of the best postspawn bass bites in late May at Kerr Lake fires up offshore of small islands along the west side of Nutbush Creek between the Hibernia and Henderson Point ramps, and on the lake’s northern shoreline from Eastland to Butchers creeks.