FISHING THE LAKE
The SC DNR manages the lake for recreational fishing and maintains five fish attractors. Popular sport fish on Fishing Creek Reservoir include black crappie, striped bass, largemouth bass, bream and catfish. The SC DNR monitors these species on a regular basis and also stocks striped bass regularly to maintain a healthy population.ACCESS SITES / BOAT RAMPSFISH ATTRACTORS
Fisheries biologists with the DNR Freshwater Fisheries Section have been constructing structures in all the major reservoirs in South Carolina. These sites are clearly marked by buoys and are constructed of various materials. ** Please do not anchor at these spots
. ** Anchors may become tangled and damage fish attractor.
PROTECTING THE CATAWBA RIVER AND FISHING CREEK RESERVOIRThree times since the year 2000, the Catawba River has been designated as one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers...
Since 1998, the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation has advocated for the health, protection and enjoyment of the Catawba River watershed. Volunteers patrol the lakes, take water quality samples, respond to complaints about threats to the River, sponsor fundraising events, monitor the work of public bodies affecting the River, conduct lake cleanups, and advocate for greater protection of the lakes. For more information, visit their website at the link below.CREDITSSouth Carolina Dept. of Natural Resources- Fishing Creek Reservoir, Oct-26-2014
Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation, Oct-26-2014