Latest Fishing Reports for Mountain Island Lake

Mountain Island Lake was created in 1924 to coincide with the building of Mountain Island Hydroelectric Station. The primary function of Mountain Island Lake is to provide drinking water for residents of Mecklenburg, and Gaston County. The lake is also accessible to the public for boating and fishing use.

from charlotteobserver.com

Fair to good for crappie at the Riverbend Power Station “hot hole” on minnows. Largemouth around the points on deep-running crankbaits.


from charlotteobserver.com

Continuing fair for crappie at the Riverbend Power Station “hot hole” on minnows. Largemouth around the points on deep-running crankbaits.


from Laron

Haven't Really got to fish but just moved near lake and I am disappointed cause some people aren't able to purchase a boat and If you don't have a boat your out of luck, but what about the people that want to fish but don't have a boat. Where are the places for us to fish


from Admin

The water level is currently 2.7 feet below full pond.






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How Not to Launch Your Boat

Make sure that when you launch your boat, it's in the water


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Tips For Light Line

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Family Fishing Trip Lands Bald Eagle

Family Fishing Trip Lands Bald Eagle

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Oklahoma’s Largemouth Bass Record Broken

Oklahoma’s Largemouth Bass Record Broken

Dale Miller breaks Oklahoma's largemouth record on Cedar Lake


Walleye in the throat of a northern pike.

Walleye in the throat of a northern pike.

Video of angler catching a walleye in the throat of a northern pike.


Favorite Prespawn Lipless Crankbait Colors

Favorite Prespawn Lipless Crankbait Colors

Learn the best colors to use in different water conditions.


State Striper Record Shattered

State Striper Record Shattered

The state record for striped bass has been annihilated by over 15 pounds.


New State Record for Yellow Perch

New State Record for Yellow Perch

Thomas Lewis reeled in new state record for yellow perch on Feb. 27.


Prespawn Jerkbait Tips Using The Ima Flit 120

Prespawn Jerkbait Tips Using The Ima Flit 120

Paul Mueller demos effective jerkbait techniques for smallmouth bass


Weedless Bait Tips

Weedless Bait Tips

Make sure your soft plastic baits don't get snagged with this basic rigging tip