Near Raleigh, you can find a 14,000-acre fishing lake called Jordan Lake. This lake gets up to 38 feet deep in some areas, but the average depth is only 14 feet. The lake’s ample vegetation supports a large variety of fish species, including bass, channel catfish, blue catfish, crappie, striped bass, perch, and all types of sunfish. The bass here can get particularly large with the largest on record weighing in at more than 14 pounds. You can fish from the 180 miles of shoreline, or jump in your boat, kayak, or canoe to enjoy a day on the water. There are plenty of public boat ramps where you can launch your boat, and if you don’t have your own boat, you can rent one.
Jordan Lake Fish:
Jordan Lake boat ramps:
The following boat ramps provide access to Jordan Lake.