Lake Adger is and has been known as the “home of the muskie” for quite some time. The small 438-acre lake has been home of the state record several times in the past 30 years, and is home of the current state record at 41 pounds 8 ounces since 2001.
The NCWRC, along with the help of the Western North Carolina Muskie Club, stocked the lake wit 1,450 muskie ranging from 7”- 10”.
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Lake Adger, located in Mill Spring off Silver Creek Rd., has been stocked with Muskellunge (Muskies) as part of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources fish stocking program. The Muskies are raised at the Table Rock State Fish Hatchery and the juvenile fish are released into Lake Adger in October. The average size fish released is 8″ to 18′ in length.
For further details on fishing, consult the Regulations Digest for North Carolina Inland Fishing, Hunting and Trapping. Boating: Public boat ramp.
Personal boat needed to access lake.
Boat Tours: Schedule a private, serene boat tour of beautiful Lake Adger and enjoy the amazing splendor of Polk County from the water.
For local hunting or fishing license resources visit https://firstpeaknc.com/businesses/hunting-fishing-license-resources/