- BASS - slow due to colder water temps in Jan but bite will pick up in mid-Feb, March and April as the bass move into shallow water for the spring spawning migration. The bass will make their spring spawning migration in March, with the actual spawning taking place in early April most years. This makes for some hot shallow water bass action from mid-March to the middle of May on Lake Wylie and Lake Norman. If you like to catch shallow water BASS, suggest locking in your trip for March, April or early May before all the best dates get booked up.
- CRAPPIE / WHITE PERCH - bite is good right now and we're consistently catching 40-50 keeper crappie on a full day trip as long as the weather cooperates. The crappie bite will pick up considerably starting in FEB with the Hottest action of the year being in March and April. If you like to catch crappie and/or want to stock your freezer full of crappie fillets, suggest booking your trip now for March or April for some Hot crappie action. These trips book up fast so you need to lock in your dates now if you want to experience some of the best crappie fishing in NC & SC on Lake Wylie or Lake Norman.
- Crappie Fishing is your Best option right now if you want to get on the water and catch some nice fish while we're in the middle of the winter season. Crappie in the 1.0 to 1.5 lb. range are fairly common this time of the year, with fish up to the 2.0 lb. range appearing from time to time.
- CATFISH - the bite is a little slower than normal due to the colder water but we're still catching some nice blue cats on a full day trip. The bite will pick up considerably in March, April and May, so if you want to catch a lot of fish and some big ones, suggest booking your trip now for March, April or May. Fish in the 20-25 lb. range are pretty common starting in March, so you need to get your spring catfish trip on the books now if you want to lock in your trip to catch some big Lake Wylie or Lake Norman blue catfish.