Fishing At Lake Townsend
AKA: Townsend Lake
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, striped bass and hybrid striped bass at Lake Townsend in North Carolina.
Most popular for sailing, Lake Townsend is also a great fishing destination. It is a 1,542-acre lake in the north-central part of the state with easy access from all directions. There are over 34 miles of shoreline to explore in search of bass, catfish, crappie, sunfish, striped bass and wipers. An excellent boat ramp is open to the public for launch of canoes, kayaks, pontoons, pleasure boats and fishing boats of all kinds. There is a marina, the Lake Townsend Yacht Club, which is open to the public and offers boat rental. The nearest campground is about 15 miles south of the lake, which also has RV hookups.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Townsend
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Lake Townsend Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Today's Weather & Forecast
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Greensboro KOA Campground - 336 274-4143
Wilson Properties and RV Park - 336 339-1424
Lake Townsend NC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake Townsend Yacht Club
6332 Townsend Rd
Browns Summit, NC 27214
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Lake Townsend in NC
General Fishing Info
Fishing for bass, hybrid striped bass, catfish, and crappie in north-central NC