8-year-old angler catches 100-pound catfish at Kerr Lake

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.  […]

Bass Fishing

Bushwhack bass at Kerr lake

During the spring at Kerr Lake, the quality of fishing depends on water levels, which are often flooded this time of year. But flooding doesn’t necessarily mean bad fishing. […]


Kerr Lake catfish on fire

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. […]


Creedmoor female angler catches 88-pound Kerr Lake catfish

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.