Could you beat the record at one of our fishing tournaments?
There are several different reasons for going fishing and many different ways to do it. Perhaps you are the type who goes out on a boat and drops a line in the water with no real concern as to whether you catch any fish. You’re in it for the relaxation and connection with nature. Perhaps you are the type who wants to get the biggest fish possible and have the joy of taking it home to your family for an amazing dinner. Or, just maybe, you live for fishing tournaments so you can prove your fishing prowess by beating out all the others. It doesn’t matter which of these you are, or even if you fall into every category depending on your mood, because when you visit Lenoir & the NC foothills, you’ll have plenty of opportunities for fishing.
Fishing tournaments are definitely something that draws anglers to the Lenoir, North Carolina area. With 40 lakes, as well as thousands of rivers, streams, and reservoirs, this area is perfect for fishing challenges. The majority of fishing tournaments involve bass fishing. The entry fees are quite reasonable for the opportunity to proudly say you won. You generally have a full day in which to attempt to catch the largest fish, but you should take care to read the rules for the tournament to avoid being disqualified.
If you haven’t done any bass fishing yet, a visit to Lenoir & the NC foothills could remedy that. North Carolina is known for its largemouth bass. In fact, the largest one to date was caught in 1991 at a whopping 15 lbs. 14 oz.! Book your next trip during one of our fishing tournaments and see if you can break that record.