Guide To Fishing At Moss Lake
AKA: John H Moss Lake, or Kings Mountain Reservoir
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, white bass and striped bass at Moss Lake in North Carolina.
This relatively small reservoir has a healthy population of bass, crappie and catfish. Moss Lake is a 1,500-acre lake in the southwest part of the state, at Shelby, NC. Boat houses and boat docks line the lake providing cover for bass and crappie, and the lake has a very irregular shoreline with lots of points and channels. Fishing permits are required for anglers age six and older. Anglers sixteen and over also require a NC fishing license.
Primary fish species residing in Moss Lake
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Moss Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NO
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
John H Moss Lake Recreation Park
This eight-lane, concrete boat launch ramp features multiple docks and paved parking. It is located in the southwest corner of the lake, off Oak Grove Road.
Click here for a North Carolina Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Kings Mountain Lake Campground - 704 482-7926
Moss Lake NC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Kings Mountain Lake
2621 Oak Grove Rd
Shelby, NC 28150
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Moss Lake in North Carolina.
General Fishing Info
Bass, crappie and catfish fishing in southwest NC.