Kerr Lake, North Carolina Fishing

Location and Fishing Information: Kerr Lake is named after Congressman John H. Kerr and was built and operated by the U.S. Army corps of Engineers since 1952. It is located in Vance, Granville and Warren Counties in North Carolina. Kerr lies within both states of North Carolina and Virginia. This body of water covers an impressive 50,000 acres of surface area and has a max depth(near the Dam) of 100 feet with an overall average depth approximately 30 feet.

Popular fish species in Kerr Lake

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 and Catfish on these waters.

Species Regulations

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.

Lake Kerr Fishing Videos

Marinas on this lake

Marina Name: Satterwhite Point Marina

Address: 6470 Satterwhite Point Rd, Henderson, NC 27537


Phone: (252) 430-1300

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