High Rock Lake, North Carolina Fishing

Location and Fishing Information: High Rock Lake is located in Davidson and Rowan Counties. This lake was built in 1927 and covers just over 15,000 acres of surface area. There have been three different Bassmaster Classic tournaments held here and multiple others that run every year. If you are in North Carolina and looking to fish for bass then High Rock is a definite go to. While the bass fishing here is phenomenal there are also other species of fish that thrive as well.

Popular Fishing Species List

There are numerous different species of fish to find on this body of water. So, what type of fish are in this lake? You can find White Crappie, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Striped Bass, Largemouth Bass, White Bass, White Perch and Flathead Catfish on these waters.

Species regulations for High Rock Lake

Bass: The size and limit depends on what body of water you are fishing. You can find the game fish chart here.

Crappie: Most areas of North Carolina waters the minimum size is at least 8 inches, however there are other lakes and reservoirs that have different stipulations which can be found here

Walleye: Most lakes there is no size limit and the Creel limit is 8 except for a select few areas.

Sauger: There is a 15 inch minimum and a Creel limit of 8 statewide.

Sunfish: 30 Creel limit but you can have no more than 12 redbreast sunfish.

Non-Gamefish: Certain restrictions apply.

High Rock Lake Fishing Videos

Marinas on this lake

Marina Name: High Rock Marina and Campground

Address: 1013 Wafford Cir, Lexington, NC 27292

Website: https://www.highrocklakecampground.com/

Phone:  (336) 798-1196

Marina Name: Tamarac Marina

Address: 9120 Bringle Ferry Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146

Website: https://www.visitsalisburync.com/listing/tamarac-marina-%26-campground/108/

Phone:  (704) 636-1918

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