Lake Gaston

7 Fishing Charters

Lake Gaston Fishing Charters

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This 20,000-acre reservoir is one of the richest bodies of water spanning the border between North Carolina and Virginia, attracting recreational fishermen from all over due to its abundant wildlife. Head out on a Lake Gaston fishing adventure and you’ll see why over 150,000 people have chosen to make this lake on Roanoke River as their permanent home.

There’s one thing on everyone’s mind when they go fishing in Lake Gaston – Largemouth Bass! The lake has a healthy population of this iconic species, and the specimens get pretty big, making it a prime Largemouth fishing hotspot. Other fish that call these waters home are Striped Bass, Walleye, Catfish, and Bluegill.

If you’re looking for a relaxing day on the water and spending some quality family time, a half day trip is a great choice. A full day trip is exactly what you need if you’re a more ambitious angler looking to fill your bags or break some records! You can also go on one of the more specialized trips on offer, targeting a specific species you want to go after.

When it comes to hiring a fishing guide, you won’t have any problems there, as there are numerous anglers who’ll be happy to take you out. Just visit one of the towns surrounding Lake Gaston and Roanoke River, such as Weldon, and take your pick!

Rules & Regulations

If you’re heading out to try out fishing on Lake Gaston, make sure you have a valid North Carolina or Virginia fishing license, depending on which side you’re fishing on. Everyone 15 or older is required to have a license.


Lake Gaston
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Based on 23290 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

5 Hours in the Sun
Barb R. fished with Southern Sun Guides – Catfishing on September 14, 2021
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Expect darker waters than usual. Even on the the most beautiful of sunrises the water isn't blue....but nice and calm for great fishing.
Half day trip with Chad
Jeff M. fished with Southern Sun Guides – Catfishing on March 18, 2021
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Weather was great and we caught a lot of fish
April fishing trip
Kevin C. fished with Weldon Striper Fishing on April 28, 2019
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Stay close to Weldon if planning an afternoon trip.

FAQs about Fishing Charters in Lake Gaston

According to customer reviews, Weldon Striper Fishing, Chocolate Lab Charters, and Shad and striper on the rivers are some of the most popular fishing charters in Lake Gaston. Full list of top fishing charters in Lake Gaston.

Weldon Striper Fishing and Chocolate Lab Charters received great reviews from families who booked fishing trips in Lake Gaston.

The best way to experience fishing in Lake Gaston is to book a private charter with a licensed fishing guide. See the full list of charters available for online booking here: List of fishing charters in Lake Gaston.