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Lake Gaston Fishing



Lake Gaston Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Lake Gaston, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Bluegill

  2. Bluegill

    There is a 23.62% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 64 Bluegill counted.

    Lake Gaston Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

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  3. Blueback Herring

  4. Blueback Herring

    There is a 17.71% catch rate for Blueback Herring, based on 48 Blueback Herring counted.

    Lake Gaston Blueback Herring Counts Chart
    Blueback

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  5. Green Sunfish

  6. Green Sunfish

    There is a 15.87% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 43 Green Sunfish counted.

    Lake Gaston Green Sunfish Counts Chart
    Green

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  7. Redfin Pickerel

  8. Redfin Pickerel

    There is a 11.81% catch rate for Redfin Pickerel, based on 32 Redfin Pickerel counted.

    Lake Gaston Redfin Pickerel Counts Chart
    Redfin

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  9. Redbreast Sunfish

  10. Redbreast Sunfish

    There is a 6.64% catch rate for Redbreast Sunfish, based on 18 Redbreast Sunfish counted.

    Lake Gaston Redbreast Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redbreast

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  11. Bluespotted Sunfish

  12. Bluespotted Sunfish

    There is a 6.27% catch rate for Bluespotted Sunfish, based on 17 Bluespotted Sunfish counted.

    Lake Gaston Bluespotted Sunfish Counts Chart
    Bluespotted

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  13. Yellow Perch

  14. Yellow Perch

    There is a 4.06% catch rate for Yellow Perch, based on 11 Yellow Perch counted.

    Lake Gaston Yellow Perch Counts Chart
    Yellow

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  15. Pumpkinseed Sunfish

  16. Pumpkinseed Sunfish

    There is a 3.32% catch rate for Pumpkinseed Sunfish, based on 9 Pumpkinseed Sunfish counted.

    Lake Gaston Pumpkinseed Sunfish Counts Chart
    Pumpkinseed

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  17. Largemouth Bass

  18. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 1.85% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 5 Largemouth Bass counted.

    Lake Gaston Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
    Largemouth

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  19. Redear Sunfish

  20. Redear Sunfish

    There is a 1.85% catch rate for Redear Sunfish, based on 5 Redear Sunfish counted.

    Lake Gaston Redear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redear

    ENLARGE LAKE GASTON REDEAR SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 18 species of fish and 271 fish counted for May around Lake Gaston.

To date, there are 38 species of fish and a total of 1758 fish counted for Lake Gaston and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 5/1/1938 (86 years).

Last Update: 5/23/2024 3:44:37 PM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Lake Gaston are the following:

  1. Island Point
    This point on the island has good deep ledges.


  2. Boat Ramp
    Lake Gaston Day Use Boat Ramp


  3. Rock Pile


  4. Rocks


  5. Green Park Hump
    A deep water hump here that will hold fish.


  6. Submerged Bridge
     Submerged Bridge


  7. Mannar Point
    There is a good ledge off this point that drops nicely and holds fish.


  8. Island Ledge
    Good ledge on this side of the island that will hold bass.


  9. Gail Wall
    This retaining wall will hold bait and bass.


  10. Mistipines
    There is a small creek in the back and the bass will work the channels.


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Latest Lake Gaston Fishing Reports

  • Fishing Report – October 6 2023
    Lots of bass are caught on spinnerbaits on shallow points with flooded bushes. Bass may be caught shallow in 2-3 feet of water medium in 5-6 feet of water or by fishing deep i


  • Fishing Report – October 2 2023
    The southern coves midlake are holding hundreds of baitfish in huge schools. Bass are not agressive in these coves. Check out coves on the Northern side of the lake off creeks


  • Fishing Report – September 29 2023
    The cooler temperatures are sending the fish on the feed as the water temperatures begin to drop and baitfish school up and head for the backs of creeks. As the water cools lo


  • Fishing Report – February 2 2023
    Bass action is fair to good on spinnerbaits and live shad in 6-8 feet of water off points. Crappie are taking small minnows over creek channels and brushpiles particularly in


  • Fishing Report – January 26 2023
    Bass fishing is fair with small fish being taken on jig ‘n pig and crankbaits in 6-12 feet of water on points. The larger fish are halfway back in the coves feeding in late af


  • Fishing Report – January 19 2023
    Striper fishing is good with live bait and 3/8 ounce bucktails producing the better catches. Largemouth bass are favoring the main lake gravel points and may be caught on 10+


  • Fishing Report – January 12 2023
    Overview: (skip below to view report) After a brief respite colder temperatures will back throughout the area over the weekend. Water will be freezing around launch ramps in t


  • Fishing Report – January 5 2023
    Overview: (skip below to view report) The warmer temperatures after the freeze have not stopped the fish from biting but freezing temperatures will return soon so beware. Some


  • Fishing Report – December 29 2022
    Overview: (skip below to view report) With the extreme cold weather throughout the state icy conditions are prevalent. Keep this in mind when launching boats as the ramps are


  • Fishing Report – December 22 2022
    Overview: (skip below to view report) Even with the cold weather coming in throughout the area anglers should still be able to catch fish. Look for bass to become active on sh


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