Fishing – Fresh Water

The community of St. James Plantation has 14 fresh-water ponds that are currently stocked with fish; it is catch-and-release only. You will enjoy catching large-mouth bass, bluegills, channel catfish, grass carp, and reader sunfish [sun crackers].

The experienced pond fisherman here recommends a wide variety of hard and soft artificial bait, as well as, live worms. Helpful Hints: an NC Fishing License is required [easy to obtain at any local bait + tackle shops]. A publication with locations of all stocked ponds can be obtained from the POA office they can be reached at this number [910-253-4805].

A large mouth bass caught in one of the fresh water ponds in St. James Plantation.