Falls Lake was built by the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers and completed in 1983. Falls is fed by major tributaries that include Little, Eno and Flat rivers, as well as New Light, Ledge and Lick creeks. Normal pool is 250 ft. above sea level. Hundreds of laydowns and patches of standing timber are found throughout the lake. Submerged roadbeds, islands and creek channel drops are key structural features. Falls offers great fishing year round with February, March and April being the best months of the year to catch a true trophy largemouth. Falls lake covers 12,400 acres and has 230 miles of undeveloped shoreline.
(Meeting Location: 12900 Six Forks Rd. Raleigh, NC 27614)
Jordan Lake was also built by the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers and was completed in 1981. Major tributaries are Haw and New Hope Rivers, as well as Beaver, Little Beaver, Morgan and White Oak creeks. Normal pool is 216 ft. above sea level. Jordan covers 13,900 acres and offers great Jordan lake Striper Guide fishing year round. February, March and April offer the best opportunity for double digit largemouth. Creek channel drops, roadbeds, standing timber and laydowns all hold nice largemouth. Hybrid bass are also abundant in Jordan Lake.
(Meeting Location: 10580 US 64E Apex, NC 27502 (at Wilsonville General Store)
Harris Lake is owned by Progress Energy and is 4100 acres in size. Though it's considerably smaller than it's neighboring lakes and full of aquatic vegetation, Harris produces double digit bass every year. Bass can be caught a variety of ways on Harris. Key structural features are roadbeds, creek channel drops, and points.
(Meeting Location: 4420 Bartley Holleman Rd. New Hill, NC 27562)
Relatively small in size, it makes up for in quality largemouth! Built in the 1950's, Lake Wheeler is one of the City of Raleigh's secondary water sources and has only 650 acres of water. It is a shallow rocky lake with patches of timber and a defined channel. It is an awesome fishery that has produced many double digit largemouth. This park also offers amenities such as a snack bar, meeting facilities and picnic areas. Best of all, it is located only minutes from downtown Raleigh.
(Meeting Location: 6404 Lake Wheeler Rd. Raleigh, NC 27603)