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Fontana Lake, North Carolina

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  • I love fontana. I've been going there since I was a little girl. In fact I will be going this week. It's strikingly beautiful this time of year. The water is warm. Great cat fishing.  more »
  • The lake is so pretty and turquoise green. It's quiet and not a lot of people on the lake. Perfect for boating and jet skiing if you don't like big crowds  more »
  • July is best month to visit because in spring, as the water level is allowed to rise, hundreds of fallen trees and limbs float in the lake. In May and June, they can lurk just beneath the surface crea...  more »
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  • Beautiful lake in the middle of nowhere.
  • Absolutely beautiful! I have explored quite a few bodies of water in NC and Fontana Lake has the clearest waters I've seen yet. I can't wait to go back.
  • Large Mountain Lake with a wide range of Fishing. It's also Beautiful.
  • Best southern lake.
  • Unique experience, rent a pontoon to see Great Smokey Mtns National Park from the water😀
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