Main Content

Fishing & Boating On Lake Norman

Fishing licenses are available at Wal-Mart, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Gander Mountain. Visit for rules and regulations.

Fishing from Shore

  • Lake Norman State Park 704-528-6350
  • Marshall Fishing Area (Marshall Steam Station, Highway 150)
  • Jetton Road County Park (Operated by Mecklenburg County) 704-896-9808
  • Ramsey Creek Access Area (Leased to Mecklenburg County 704-892-7852
  • McGuire Fishing Area (McGuire Nuclear Station, Highway 73)
  • Blythe Landing County Park (Operated by Mecklenburg County) 704-896-9808

Fishing Piers

Beatty’s Ford, Unity Church Road, Denver
Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman 704-528-6350
Stumpy Creek, Perth Road, Mooresville


Beginning May 1, 2010, any person under the age of 26 must complete a NASBLA-approved boating education course before operating any vessel propelled by a motor of 10 HP or greater. Visit for rules and regulations.

Lake Norman Public Access Areas

Sorted from North to South

  • Long Island Access Area | Long Island Road | Sherrills Ford, NC
  • Lake Norman State Park | State Park Road | Troutman, NC
  • Stumpy Creek Access Area | Off Perth Road | Mooresville, NC
  • Pinnacle Access Area | NC 150 | Mooresville, NC
  • Hager Creek Access Area | Kemp Road | Mooresville, NC
  • Little Creek Access Area | Webbs Chapel Road | Denver, NC
  • Beatties Ford Access Area | Unity Church Road | Denver, NC
  • Ramsey Creek Access Area | Nanty Road | Cornelius, NC
  • Blythe Landing County Park | NC 73 | Cornelius, NC

Please visit for interactive lake access maps and more information on boating and enjoying Lake Norman.

Call To Actions