Guide To Fishing At Buckhorn Reservoir
AKA: Buckhorn Lake
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, rainbow trout, bluegill, bream, white bass and muskie at Buckhorn Reservoir in North Carolina.
Boating and fishing at Buckhorn Reservoir is a favorite pass time for residents of Raleigh, Wilson and surrounding communities. This 2,000-acre lake offers fishing for bass, trout, crappie, bream, catfish and muskie. Anglers can peruse about 15 miles of shoreline in search of their favorite warm-water or cold-water species. There is ample areas for fishing from the bank, plus a fishing pier. Two boat launch ramps serve the public for a fee, one is dedicated to power boats, the other to non-powered watercraft. The lake is popular for local bass fishing tournaments.
Primary fish species residing in Buckhorn Reservoir
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Buckhorn Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Buckhorn Lake & Shelter Boat Ramp
Located along the northeast shores of the lake, near the dam, this three-lane boat ramp has docks, paved parking and a bait shop.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Rock Ridge Campground - 252 291-4477
Buckhorn Reservoir NC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
City Of Wilson Buckhorn Lake & Shelter
8177 Rock Ridge School Rd
Sims, NC 27880
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General Fishing Info
Fishing for bass, trout and muskie in east central NC