Lake Nantahala, NC

Discussion in 'Fishing Reports - Out of State' started by Rooster, Aug 31, 2008.

  1. I spent a long weekend looking for smallies on Lake Nantahala. I tried everything from topwater, deep diving cranks (down to 20ft), and deep water jigs without any luck. I just could not find the smallies. Out of frustration, I started beating the bank for large mouth. Not a lot of numbers, but some BIG fish! Caught two on a shallow diving crankbait, and the “big” one on a black Senko. Awesome little lake, out in the middle of nowhere, but quiet even on a holiday weekend.

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