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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, redbreast sunfish, redear sunfish, warmouth, white perch, yellow perch and chain pickerel at Lake Wylie in South Carolina.

Lake Wylie, SC

Considered by many to be among the top bass fishing lakes in the southeast, Lake Wylie also has much to offer to those seeking other fish species. Anglers will find healthy populations of crappie, white bass, perch, sunfish, chain pickerel and catfish roaming these waters. Lake Wylie is a 12,000-acre lake on the northern border of South Carolina, at Tega Cay. About 60% of the 1,200 miles of shoreline are in SC, the other 40% in NC.

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Lake Wylie, located in South Carolina, is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts seeking a memorable angling experience. This 13,400-acre reservoir offers excellent fishing opportunities for anglers of all skill levels. The lake is known for its diverse fish population, including largemouth bass, catfish, crappie, striped bass, and bream, making it a prime spot for a variety of catches.

Fishing on Lake Wylie is a year-round activity, with each season presenting its own unique fishing experiences. Anglers can explore the lake's numerous coves, points, and submerged structures, where fish tend to congregate. Whether you prefer fishing from the shoreline, a boat, or a kayak, there are ample opportunities to reel in trophy-sized catches and enjoy the thrill of the chase. The calm waters and scenic surroundings of Lake Wylie create a serene atmosphere for anglers to enjoy their time on the water.

In conclusion, Lake Wylie in South Carolina is a perfect destination for fishing, boating, and camping enthusiasts. Its diverse fish species, expansive water surface, and camping facilities make it an ideal location for outdoor adventures. Whether you're casting your line, cruising on a boat, or camping beneath the stars, Lake Wylie offers a serene and picturesque escape where you can connect with nature and indulge in your favorite outdoor activities.

There is plenty of accessible shoreline for bank fishing near the four boat launch ramps plus two public access areas. There is easy launch of pleasure boats and fishing boats - from kayaks and canoes to pontoons and ski boats. Available rental boats include jon boats, pontoons and house boats. Campgrounds with RV hookups, lodging, restaurants, tackle stores, convenience stores and marinas are all available at Wylie Lake.

Fishing Boats For Rent In South Carolina

Primary fish species residing in Lake Wylie

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Bluegill Pumpkinseed Sunfish Redbreast Sunfish Redear Sunfish Warmouth Sunfish White Perch Yellow Perch Chain pickerel

Lake Wylie Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Besides its exceptional fishing prospects, Lake Wylie is also a favorite destination for boating enthusiasts. With its expansive surface area and calm waters, the lake provides an ideal setting for a variety of boating activities. Whether it's a leisurely cruise, water skiing, wakeboarding, or pontoon adventures with friends and family, Lake Wylie offers plenty of space for boaters to enjoy their favorite water sports. The lake's boat ramps and marinas ensure convenient access, making it easy to launch your boat and embark on a day of aquatic exploration.

Fishing Boat Rentals

Destination Watersports
Rentals: Pontoon boats
704 912-5400

Holley Watersports
Rentals: Kayaks
704 591-5383

Tega Cay Marina & Boat Rentals
Rentals: Pontoon boats
803 548-3715

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Allison Creek Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Viesta Road, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Buster Boyd Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, at the north end of the York Road Bridge, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Ebenezer Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Boatshore Road, this is a threes-lane, concrete ramp with dock and paved parking.

Nivens Creek Landing Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off Nivens Landing Drive, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.


Lake Club Marina
4500 Harbor Inn Rd.
Rock Hill, SC 29732
803 548-3715

Tega Cay Marina & Boat Rentals
28000 Marina Drive
Tega Cay, SC 29708
803 548-3715

Click here for a South Carolina Fishing License.

For those looking to extend their stay, Lake Wylie offers camping facilities in nearby parks and campgrounds. Campers can immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area, waking up to stunning lake views and enjoying the tranquility of their surroundings. Whether you prefer tent camping or RV camping, there are designated camping areas with amenities such as picnic tables, fire pits, and restrooms. Camping near Lake Wylie provides an opportunity to fully embrace the outdoor experience, with fishing, boating, and other recreational activities right at your fingertips.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Ebenezer Park Campground - 803 366-6620

Charlotte-Fort Mill KOA Journey Campground - 803 548-1148

Lakeside Campground - 727 946-4389

Lake Wylie Mobile Home/RV Campground - 803 831-7000

Lake Wylie SC Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Wylie
Ebenezer Park
4490 Boatshore Rd
Rock Hill, SC 29732
803 366-6620


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