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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, striped bass and hybrid striped bass at Graham-Mebane Lake in North Carolina.

Graham-Mebane Lake, NC

Home to numerous fishing tournaments, Graham-Mebane Lake is a 650-acre lake in the north-central part of the state. Anglers can chase bass, crappie, sunfish and stripers around the 20-plus miles of shoreline from boats, fish the dedicated bank fishing area, or fish from one of the two fishing piers. Trophy-size bass, big crappies and an occasional giant catfish draw anglers to the lake. A marina, boat launch ramps, rental boats and convenience stores make a trip here a breeze. While not located right at the lake, campgrounds, RV spaces, restaurants and bait shops are all nearby. Formerly known as Quaker Lake, major updates and improved fisheries management has dramatically improved fishing here.

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Graham-Mebane Lake, located in North Carolina, is a picturesque reservoir that offers excellent fishing opportunities for anglers of all skill levels. This 650-acre lake, also known as Quaker Neck Lake, provides a serene and peaceful environment for fishing enthusiasts to enjoy.

One of the prominent fish species in Graham-Mebane Lake is largemouth bass. The lake's structure, including submerged timber, brush piles, and aquatic vegetation, creates ideal habitats for bass. Anglers can employ various techniques such as topwater lures, plastic worms, and spinnerbaits to entice the bass into biting. The lake is known for its quality bass fishing, with opportunities to catch both quantity and trophy-sized bass.

Graham-Mebane Lake also supports other fish species, including crappie, catfish, and sunfish. Crappie, both black and white, can be found in the lake's deeper waters and around submerged structures. Catfish, particularly channel catfish, are also abundant in the lake. Anglers targeting catfish can use live or cut bait to attract these bottom-dwelling fish. Sunfish, including bluegill and redear sunfish, provide additional angling opportunities, especially for young anglers and beginners.

Graham-Mebane Lake in North Carolina offers anglers a peaceful and rewarding fishing experience. With its abundant largemouth bass, crappie, catfish, and sunfish, the lake provides diverse angling opportunities. Boaters can enjoy the calm waters, while nearby camping options allow visitors to fully immerse themselves in the natural surroundings. Whether you're seeking trophy bass or a relaxing day on the water, Graham-Mebane Lake offers a delightful fishing experience in a tranquil setting.

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Primary fish species residing in Graham-Mebane Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White Crappie Bluegill Striped bass Hybrid Stripers

Graham-Mebane Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Boating is permitted on Graham-Mebane Lake, and there is a public boat ramp available for easy access. Anglers can navigate the lake in their motorized boats, canoes, or kayaks to reach their favorite fishing spots. The calm waters of the lake make it ideal for leisurely boating and exploring its scenic surroundings.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Graham-Mebane Lake Boat Launch Ramp
Located just north of the Bason Road Bridge, this multilane ramp has docks and paved parking.

Click here for a North Carolina Fishing License.

While camping is not available directly at Graham-Mebane Lake, there are nearby camping options in the surrounding area. Visitors can choose from various campgrounds and RV parks to extend their fishing trip and enjoy the beauty of nature in the vicinity.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Jones Station RV Park and Campground - 919 568-0153

Hidden Lake Campgrounds - 336 578-0329

Graham-Mebane Lake NC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Graham-Mebane Lake
City of Graham
3218 Bason Rd
Mebane, NC 27302
919 563-6544


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Graham-Mebane Lake in NC

Fishing for trophy bass and big crappies in north-central NC

Graham-Mebane Lake, in North Carolina.