This species is a cross between a white bass and a striped bass. They tend to run with the
stripers so your chances of catching one while striper fishing are good.
White bass, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted (Kentucky) bass, we catch 'em all.
Once the striper action calms down for the morning most of our guests like to fish for
If bass fishing is not your choice, Lake Norfork has some excellent crappie fishing. There
are several hundred fish covers around the shoreline made of submerged trees. The crappie
fishing in these piles is very good. It takes a different approach due to the clear water.
There are very good populations of walleye in Lake Norfork. Many large walleye are taken
each year. But catching a Lake Norfork walleye is not an easy task unless you know where
to go, and how to fish for them.
Lake Norfork is moments away from record-producing trout waters. The North Fork River,
which is the tailwater issuing from Norfork Lake Dam, holds good populations of rainbow,
German brown, cutthroat, and brook trout. The North Fork River produced what was for a
long time the largest brown trout ever caught in the world, and that fish is still number
two on the World All Tackle record books.
The North Fork empties into the White River just four
miles below Norfork Dam. From the confluence you can go 20 miles up or downstream and
enjoy excellent trout fishing. Breckenridge is familiar with fishing both of these fine
October - White River trout fishing