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Mountain Island Lake

Gaston County - North Carolina
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Frequently Asked Questions About Mountain Island Lake, NC

How big is Mountain Island Lake?
Mountain Island Lake is approximately 1,962 sq acres (7.9 sq km) in size.

What kind of fish can you catch in Mountain Island Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass and White Bass in Mountain Island Lake.

Other fish species in the lake include Catfish, Crappie, Sunfish and White Perch.

Are there fishing guides or charters for Mountain Island Lake?
Yes! There are fishing guides and charters for Mountain Island Lake and/or the surrounding area.

What are the closest cities to Mountain Island Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Mount Holly, NC, Lowesville, NC and Huntersville, NC.

Are there places to stay in the Mountain Island Lake area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! Mountain Island Lake and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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What are the best fishing times for Mountain Island Lake?
Today for Mountain Island Lake, fishing looks to be fairly active with peak fishing times around 10 am - 12 pm and 2-4 pm and 6-7 pm. (view forecast graph)

For more best fishing times and fishing forecast vist our Mountain Island Lake Fishing Forecasts section. Lake-Link Pro users can acess fishing forecasts for up to 10 days in advance and dial into species specific data.

Are there boat launches on Mountain Island Lake?
We know of 2 public boat launches on Mountain Island Lake. Please observe any specific lake regulations posted by the boat launch and please help keep the launch area free of litter.

Are there places to eat and drink near Mountain Island Lake?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

Explore the Mountain Island Lake area in a RV
Are you looking for an adventurous vacation option that won't break the bank? Look no further than renting an RV! Contrary to popular belief, the process is much simpler than you might imagine. With just a few easy steps, you'll soon be experiencing the ultimate freedom and convenience of exploring the open road in your very own recreational vehicle. And the best part? RV travel can save you up to 60% compared to other types of vacations! With the money you'll save, you'll be able to travel even more and create unforgettable memories along the way. So why wait? Start planning your next adventure today with an RV rental. Learn more about renting a RV.

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2023 Winnebago Revel - insta: @eastcoastrevel
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Meet RUBY - 2022 Winnebago Solis 59P - Seats/Sleeps 4 w/Pop-Top!
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What is the average air temp for Mountain Island Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Mountain Island Lake? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 83°F (28°C) to a low around 63°F (17°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

Are there any state parks near Mountain Island Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 1 state park in the vacinity of Mountain Island Lake.

For more North Carolina State Park information see our State Park Guide.

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Mountain Island Lake...
Sodyeco Lagoon 5.6 mi 27
Charlotte Reservoir 5.9 mi 13
Griffith Lakes 7.8 mi 18
Eagle Lake 12.2 mi 20
Noname 12.3 mi 93
Lake Norman 12.9 mi 30,797
Robinwood Lake 14.5 mi 33
Rankin Lake 14.5 mi 72
Robinsons Lake 14.6 mi 19
Lake Wylie 14.7 mi 9,566
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