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Bear Creek Lake in North Carolina is a popular fishing destination with a variety of fish species including largemouth bass, catfish, crappie, and bluegill. Nearby activities include hiking, biking, and camping. Fishing tips include using live bait and fishing around structure. The best time of year to visit is in the spring when the water temperature is warming up and the fish are more active. Average temperatures during the spring range from 58-77°F.

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Popular Camping Destinations

Camping Area Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Springfield - Hartwell Lake 80 694 ft
Sadlers Creek State Park 60 685 ft
Hart State Park Numerous 724 ft
Watsadlers Numerous 680 ft
Miltown Numerous 696 ft
Richard B. Russell State Park Numerous 598 ft
Tugaloo State Park Numerous 725 ft
Victoria Bryant State Park Numerous 685 ft
Springfield Numerous 657 ft
Laurel Park - Lake Lanier Numerous 1,118 ft