Best Places to Fish in Durham

Looking to do some fishing in Durham, NC, but not sure what the best places to fish are? We have some great recommendations for you and your bait!


Go fishing with family or friends!

Jordan Lake
, which is about 10 minutes south of Durham, is a great place for fishing. It’s located on the west side of 751 and is a large body of water with 14,000 acres of water. It’s a beautiful area to enjoy for fishing in Durham, NC.

Falls Lake
is also a great option, and is about 20 minutes away. It has a 12,000 acre lake and 26,000 acres of woodlands. Go fishing, swimming, mountain biking, or camping in this beautiful area. There are also plenty of trails for walking!Lake Michie offers bass fishing and allows boating as well, and you can rent one if you are interested. Located at the intersection of Orange Factory Road and Blalock Road in Northern Durham County, it’s about 25 minutes away.

We hope you enjoy these locations for fishing in Durham, NC!

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