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Hyco Lake, NC
2016-05-03
Took the canoe out with trolling motor. 2 hrs fishing, 2 bass 14"+ and one that snapped my 12lb line :/ overall was good. Caught one trolling a crank bait too!... [more]

Falls Lake, NC
2016-04-23
My son and I out this morning and landed 22 bass 7 2.5-4.5 and rest 12" -14" caught on Bass pro stick-o no weight and carolina rig green lizzard .left at 1:30 had a blast... [more]

Welcome to FishingNotes.com Hyco Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Hyco Lake water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
North Carolina
Latitude:
36.458778
Maximum Depth (ft):
County:
Caswell
Longitude:
-79.125246
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Water Clarity:
Boat Access:
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Powerplant
Boat Limits:
Lake Management:
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Guest
2016-05-03
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
Took the canoe out with trolling motor. 2 hrs fishing, 2 bass 14"+ and one that snapped my 12lb line :/ overall was good. Caught one trolling a crank bait too!
Guest
2016-04-17
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
Went up last weekend and fished off our dock. Caught 4 bass in 3 hours all 12"/2lbs+ on spinners and rattle trap. Catfish ate night crawlers and caught atleast 1 a hour for as long as we fished.
Guest
2016-03-07
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
I heard there has been a huge fish kill of tilapia in the lake due to the power plant hot water output being changed. Anyone seen this or heard the same report?
Guest
2014-03-01
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
I went to hyco lake because my papa lives on the lake. Me and my brother went fishing and I caught a 7 pound bass
Guest
2013-11-17
Species: Catfish
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
This summer, I put all of my rods out with hotdog slices and a sinker at dinner time. I caught five cats around 6 o\'clock. That is the time for catfishing.
Guest
2013-10-07
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
Hyco is a great bass producing lake if you just learn to fish it right. That\'s all there is to it. Check out the Piedmont Bass Classics~CBS Quality Cars Hyco Lake Open results from March 9th, 2013. There\'s nothing wrong with this lake. Keep practicing and you will catch them! http://www.piedmontbassclassics.com/2013HycoOpenMainPage.html
Guest
2013-09-12
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature:
I haven\'t fished this month, but all these comments about no big bass left in the lake are completely off. Either you\'re fishing in the wrong areas, or you\'re not fishing the right baits. There was days this summer where in an hour we boated 40+ schooling fish. Over this summer alone, my fishing partners and i caught 4 fish in the 8+ lb range with all fish over 24 inches long, with the biggest being 25.5. We also caught around 10 fish in the 5+ lb range. We caught them in all parts of the lake also. I will say with the water being so clear in the north end of the lake you must use fluorocarbon with long casts, in the south end braided line and pitching is fine because the water is much darker. Our biggest fish were also caught on spooks, square bills, deep cranks, and shakey head worms, with the other nice bass being caught on every bait I have in my tackle box. So obviously people aren\'t fishing correctly or don\'t understand how to pattern the bass on this lake. I\'m obviously not going to say exactly where I caught most of the fish but they\'re definitely there. Someone also made a comment about the lack of crappie, but I caught limits of crappie under our dock every day this spring. If you guys think the lake sucks and don\'t want to fish it fine, means less boats for us to contend with, but I honestly find it hard to believe you guys can\'t catch keeper fish.
Guest
2013-05-02
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
this is the worst lake ive ever fished,havent caught not one 14 inch or bigger bass in 5 trips,this lake sucks,5 baby bass in 5 trips, it sucks
Guest
2013-04-27
Species: Crappie
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 67
fished 4/26/13 caught some really nice crappie great day probably return tomarrow
Guest
2013-04-21
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Went fishing yesterday tryin to catch some crappie on arrival at the lake the guy running the the front desk said that the lake was over populated with bass so we set out to fish every were we went bass bass bass not mad about it but I believe the guy was right never did catch a crappie but had a real good time catching the bass they were every were
Hyco Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Hyco Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- use minnows and some spoons,

Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
At 58 degree water temperature largemouth bass fishing is in pre-spawn now. It's time to get fishing. Female bass are going to be moving up to the spawning beds. Male largemouth bass will be starting to build the spawning nests in protected coves. Bass prefer to spawn in weedy and woody cover deep in coves that will be protected from the wind and other elements. This is the best time to catch the lake record bass. The female bass will be feeding until they reach the beds and start the spawn. The smaller male bass will be attacking lures also. It is on like donkey kong!!! Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Hyco Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
4
Hyco Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- There are no smallmouth in Hyco lake
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The smallmouth bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again. Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Hyco Lake Crappie Rating:
3.5
Hyco Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- use minners and some spoons, small roostertails,fish later in the morning,fish the shade


Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The crappie spawn should be really heating up now. Crappie prefers to spawn on gravel bottom typically with brush and/or emergent vegetation for cover. If the lake is void of gravel bottoms, find the rocks or rip rap. Crappie will use the larger structure rocks for cover. Cast some small grub baits in the shallows looking for the spawning crappie. Good luck today!
Hyco Lake Walleye Rating:
3
Hyco Lake Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- There are no Walleye in Hyco lake.
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye are coming off of the spawn now. Fish will be feeding very more aggressive making up for lost time eating during the spawn. Walleye will start moving back to their typical structure of choice and should be getting into the lake flats and deep structure. It?s time to hit the water. This may be the best water temperature to be on the water. There shouldn?t be too many fishermen on the water this early and there are many species that are hitting their prime water temperatures to be biting very well. Have fun today!
Hyco Lake Catfish Rating:
4
Hyco Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- chum the area u plan to fish a day or two before hand with fish heads and guts from crappie and bluegills and creek chubs
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Hyco Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
3
Hyco Lake Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- spotted bass best baits small crankbait drag the rocks.
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The spotted bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Hyco Lake White Bass Rating:
3.5
Hyco Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- use white roostertails


White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Hyco Lake Striped Bass Rating:
2.5
Hyco Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- There are no Stripped Bass in hyco lake
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

New Moon fishing can be at its best. The gravitational pull on the earth is at its peak when the moon and sun are rising and setting at the same time of day. This combination can generate extraordinary fishing opportunities especially if combined with perfect weather variances. The new moon may have the fish extremely aggressive and actively hunting for food. Try fishing a little faster today and with several different baits and techniques. When fish are more aggressive, its always fun to fish a little more aggressive. Watch the peak fishing times and make sure you are on the water during that part of the day to take full advantage of today?s solar/lunar peaks. Have a great day!

Sunrise:

06:19 EST

Sunset:

20:06 EST

Moon Phase:


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