Download the mobile app!

Hooking Up Anglers Since 2011.

Check out our new Android or iOS app for Fishing Status.

The long awaited return of our mobie app is back on Apple App Store and Google Play

Lake Hickory Fishing



Top Lake Hickory Fishing Spots

  1. Governors Island Bridge
    8/22/2015 12:04:23 AM - There is a lot of rip rap on both sides of the bride to work. 


  2. Maiden Water Plant Lake
    5/19/2011 10:48:29 PM - Maiden Water Plant Lake 35.5851, -81.1915


  3. Spotted Bass
    4/4/2018 10:55:40 PM -


  4. Rock Pile
    4/4/2018 10:55:40 PM -


  5. Canal Boat Ramp
    7/11/2018 10:50:00 PM -


  6. Ramsey Creek
    4/4/2018 10:55:40 PM -


  7. Artificial Reef
    4/4/2018 10:55:40 PM -


  8. Power Ledge
    4/4/2018 10:55:40 PM -


  9. NRM026
    4/4/2018 10:55:40 PM -


  10. Road Bed
    8/21/2015 11:59:35 PM - Old road bed



View more Lake Hickory Fishing Spots



Let us custom design a SD Card of Lake Hickory Fishing Spots for your GPS unit!

We will create a SD card of all fishing spots in the Lake Hickory, specifically for your GPS Unit, and to your specifications. Alternatively, you can create a custom GPS map yourself by using one of our methods.

Lake Hickory Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

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

  2. Bluegill

    There is a 32.35% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 11 Bluegill counted.

    Lake Hickory Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

    ENLARGE LAKE HICKORY BLUEGILL COUNTS CHART


  3. Brown Trout

  4. Brown Trout

    There is a 5.88% catch rate for Brown Trout, based on 2 Brown Trout counted.

    Lake Hickory Brown Trout Counts Chart
    Brown

    ENLARGE LAKE HICKORY BROWN TROUT COUNTS CHART


  5. Common Carp

  6. Common Carp

    There is a 5.88% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 2 Common Carp counted.

    Lake Hickory Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

    ENLARGE LAKE HICKORY COMMON CARP COUNTS CHART


  7. White Bass

  8. White Bass

    There is a 5.88% catch rate for White Bass, based on 2 White Bass counted.

    Lake Hickory White Bass Counts Chart
    White

    ENLARGE LAKE HICKORY WHITE BASS COUNTS CHART


  9. White Crappie

  10. White Crappie

    There is a 5.88% catch rate for White Crappie, based on 2 White Crappie counted.

    Lake Hickory White Crappie Counts Chart
    White

    ENLARGE LAKE HICKORY WHITE CRAPPIE COUNTS CHART


  11. Blue Catfish

  12. Blue Catfish

    There is a 2.94% catch rate for Blue Catfish, based on 1 Blue Catfish counted.

    Lake Hickory Blue Catfish Counts Chart
    Blue

    ENLARGE LAKE HICKORY BLUE CATFISH COUNTS CHART


  13. Bowfin

  14. Bowfin

    There is a 2.94% catch rate for Bowfin, based on 1 Bowfin counted.

    Lake Hickory Bowfin Counts Chart
    Bowfin

    ENLARGE LAKE HICKORY BOWFIN COUNTS CHART


  15. Channel Catfish

  16. Channel Catfish

    There is a 2.94% catch rate for Channel Catfish, based on 1 Channel Catfish counted.

    Lake Hickory Channel Catfish Counts Chart
    Channel

    ENLARGE LAKE HICKORY CHANNEL CATFISH COUNTS CHART


  17. Flathead Catfish

  18. Flathead Catfish

    There is a 2.94% catch rate for Flathead Catfish, based on 1 Flathead Catfish counted.

    Lake Hickory Flathead Catfish Counts Chart
    Flathead

    ENLARGE LAKE HICKORY FLATHEAD CATFISH COUNTS CHART


  19. Green Sunfish

  20. Green Sunfish

    There is a 2.94% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 1 Green Sunfish counted.

    Lake Hickory Green Sunfish Counts Chart
    Green

    ENLARGE LAKE HICKORY GREEN SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 20 species of fish and 34 fish counted for December around Lake Hickory.

To date, there are 31 species of fish and a total of 1834 fish counted for Lake Hickory and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 4/5/1940 (82 years).

Last Update: 12/8/2022 9:07:00 AM

*** 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.

View full Lake Hickory Fishing Forecast to see all species and best lures and colors to use.

Latest Lake Hickory Fishing Reports

View Lake Hickory Fishing Reports

Top Lake Hickory Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Casters Fly Shop


  2. Lyndons Riverview Sports


View more Lake Hickory Bait & Tackle Stores

Top Lake Hickory Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Harper Creek Fly Fishing Company
    Harper Creek Fly Fishing Company is North Carolina's premier, backcountry, fly fishing guide service. With over fifteen years of experience guiding and instructing professionally, our pro is a dedicated, friendly, and patient individual who truly enj

  2. Fishing With Gus!
    Explore the beautiful waters of Lake Norman on a fishing adventure for your whole family at Fishing With Gus! Located in Sherrills Ford, North Carolina, we offer fishing lessons for all skill levels. We can help your child learn how to reel in their

  3. Fish On! Guide Service
    Capt Craig Price is a USCG licensed, master rated captain. 40+ yrs fishing freshwater and saltwater. Fully insured, CPR certified, with professional grade equipment. Book your fishing adventure with Capt Craig today!

  4. Pro Am Guide Service


View more Lake Hickory Charters & Guides

Top Lake Hickory Marinas

  1. Safe Harbor Westport
    Westport Marina is the #1 marina on Lake Norman, with full-service dry storage for 600+ boats up to 32 feet, we are one of the largest fresh water marinas in North Carolina.

View more Lake Hickory Marinas

Upgrade to Professional

Catch More Fish Download GPS Files Create Custom Maps Future Predictions Featured Listings

Download GPS files of fishing spots.
Create Custom Maps of fishing spots.
Fishing predictions w/ future date & location.
Featured Listings for your fishing business.

$9 month or $79 year