Fishing Reports


Lake Carters fishing reports, Fishing information, Bait, Lake Conditions, water temperature.


Lake Carters
Fishing conditions on Lake Carters are reported as follows: Crappie are being caught around treetops in 10 -15 feet of water on jigs and minnows. Striper activity during the day is beginning to pick up on planner board methods with light sinkers in the middle sections of the creeks. They continue to be taken at night on shallow running crankbaits along main lake and creek points. Walleye are also being caught on live bait at night under lights off main lake points and rocky banks. Bluegill are biting nightcrawlers and redworms around the shoreline. Below the National Fish Hatchery and in the Carters River, Trout can be caught on spinners, salmon eggs, nightcrawlers, and corn. As of June 5, the water temperature at Lee's Ford Marina was 69 degrees at the surface, 66 degrees from 5 to 15 feet, 65 degrees at 20 feet, 62 degrees at 25 and 62 degrees at 30 feet.