Rob McComas with a largemouth bass caught on Lake Lure. (photo submitted)
Rob McComas with a largemouth bass caught on Lake Lure. (photo submitted)

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Spring fishin’ report for Lake Adger and Lake Lanier

Published 10:19am Friday, April 26, 2013

It’s time to go fishin’! Spring may have felt like it never would arrive to some, but now, the fish are on the move.

Lake Lure and Lake Adger are fishing very well. Both lakes are putting out quite a few big largemouth bass this year.

Lake Adger is still on a 2+ year upward trend of producing big fish. I’m not sure what to credit this to; lakes just tend to go thru up and down cycles, but whatever the reason, the lake is fishing as good as ever (at least in my lifetime). I have only heard of a few Muskie as of late, but they all were big (keeper class).

Lake Lure is coming off a few lean years as far as big fish go, but this year is more like the Lake Lure of yesteryear. The white bass run in early April was a pretty good one, and if they weren’t harassed too much by anglers catching them on their run, they should have had a good spawn going by the temps and water levels. The crappie seemed to be late but on par too. 

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