Roanoke Rapids Lake is one of a series of man-made impoundments along the mid-section of the Roanoke River. The lake receives water from Lake Gaston. After exiting Roanoke Rapids Lake, the lower Roanoke River runs freely to the Albemarle Sound.
Roanoke Rapids Lake Fishing
Roanoke Rapids Lake fish species include largemouth bass, striped bass, black crappie, white crappie, sunfish, blue catfish, flathead catfish, channel catfish, bullheads, white perch, yellow perch, and walleye. The lake’s gamefish feed on alewife, blueback herring, gizzard shad, threadfin shad.