Lake Lure is a gorgeous lake located in the Blue Ridge Mountain Range of western North Carolina. The lake has been called “one of the most beautiful man-made lakes in the world” by National Geographic. With 720 acres of water and approximately 27 miles of shoreline, there is plenty of water to fish for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, white bass, rainbow trout and bluegill.
Lake Lure has a good population of bass. Largemouth bass are more abundant than smallmouth bass, but you can target smallies here too and there are some big fish here too. White bass are here in good numbers. Secondary species of fish include rainbow trout, brown trout and panfish.
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|Lake Lure||Points||Points Possible|
|Ability to catch a lot of fish||1.5||2|
|Ability to catch trophy fish||1.25||2|
|Good for multiple species of fish||1||1|
|Guides & Charters available||0.75||1|
|Quality lodging options||1||1|
|Businesses such as boat storage, rentals, repair, outfitters, etc.||1||1|
|Overly Crowded||0||Minus 1|
|Overly Expensive||0||Minus 1|
|Highest Score Possible||10|