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Lake Jocassee Fishing



Lake Jocassee Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

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

  2. Brook Trout

    There is a 27.7% catch rate for Brook Trout, based on 154 Brook Trout counted.

    Lake Jocassee Brook Trout Counts Chart
    Brook

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  3. Bluegill

  4. Bluegill

    There is a 17.27% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 96 Bluegill counted.

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    Bluegill

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  5. Rock Bass

  6. Rock Bass

    There is a 15.47% catch rate for Rock Bass, based on 86 Rock Bass counted.

    Lake Jocassee Rock Bass Counts Chart
    Rock

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  7. Largemouth Bass

  8. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 13.49% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 75 Largemouth Bass counted.

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    Largemouth

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  9. Redbreast Sunfish

  10. Redbreast Sunfish

    There is a 10.07% catch rate for Redbreast Sunfish, based on 56 Redbreast Sunfish counted.

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    Redbreast

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  11. Rainbow Trout

  12. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 5.04% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 28 Rainbow Trout counted.

    Lake Jocassee Rainbow Trout Counts Chart
    Rainbow

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  13. Brown Trout

  14. Brown Trout

    There is a 3.06% catch rate for Brown Trout, based on 17 Brown Trout counted.

    Lake Jocassee Brown Trout Counts Chart
    Brown

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  15. Spotted Bass

  16. Spotted Bass

    There is a 1.44% catch rate for Spotted Bass, based on 8 Spotted Bass counted.

    Lake Jocassee Spotted Bass Counts Chart
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  17. Walleye

  18. Walleye

    There is a 1.44% catch rate for Walleye, based on 8 Walleye counted.

    Lake Jocassee Walleye Counts Chart
    Walleye

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  19. Green Sunfish

  20. Green Sunfish

    There is a 0.9% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 5 Green Sunfish counted.

    Lake Jocassee Green Sunfish Counts Chart
    Green

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Recommendations above based on 20 species of fish and 556 fish counted for April around Lake Jocassee.

To date, there are 34 species of fish and a total of 3897 fish counted for Lake Jocassee and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 11/30/1876 (148 years).

Last Update: 4/18/2024 7:02:59 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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Top Lake Jocassee Fishing Spots

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

  1. Boat Ramp #2
    Boat Ramp #2


  2. Devils Fork Boat Ramp
    Devils Fork Boat Ramp


  3. 18 Mile Creek Boat Ramp
    18 Mile Creek Boat Ramp


  4. Popchecker Island
    Good ledges on this side of the island for bass.


  5. Rocky Bottom340


  6. Fish Attractor
    Fish Attractor


  7. Redbreast Sunfish


  8. Rocky Bottom527


  9. Portman Island
    Portman Island


  10. Alans Shoal
    Alans Shoal


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Top Lake Jocassee Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Headwaters Outfitters
    Located in Western NC between Brevard and Highlands / Cashiers, Headwaters Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips for trout, smallmouth bass, and muskie. A convenient drive from Greenville and Atlanta, our fly shop is located near some of the FIN

  2. Davidson River Outfitters
    Located on the banks of the Davidson River in Brevard, North Carolina, we serve the resort towns of Lake Toxaway, Cashiers, and Highlands. We are also a very short drive from Asheville and Hendersonville, Charlotte and the Greenville Spartanburg SC a

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Top Lake Jocassee Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Brookings' Cashiers Village Outfitters
    Brookings' Anglers in Cashiers, NC, is your destination for fishing in Western North Carolina. Our fishing guides share your love of the outdoors and know all the best spots and what the fish are biting. Whether you are a novice or a seasoned fis

  2. Headwaters Outfitters
    Located in Western NC between Brevard and Highlands / Cashiers, Headwaters Outfitters offers guided fly fishing trips for trout, smallmouth bass, and muskie. A convenient drive from Greenville and Atlanta, our fly shop is located near some of the FIN

  3. Jocassee Charters


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Top Lake Jocassee Marinas

  1. Signal Ridge Marina


  2. Lake Keowee Marina
    The Upstate's Finest Full Service Marina. Conveniently located on beautiful Lake Keowee, in Seneca, South Carolina. Nestled in a beautiful blue water cove, Lake Keowee Marina does the work and you have the fun. Gas Pumps close 30 min prior to clo

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