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High-Rock-Lake is located in north central North Carolina, a 15,000-acre reservoir on the Yadkin River approximately twelve miles from the town of Lexington. It's a relatively shallow lake well-known for its' excellent fishing and boating opportunities. Bass fishermen from all over the country travel to High Rock Lake, which his known as the "Crankbait Capital of the World." Three and four pound bass are plentiful in the lake, and in local tournaments, some have weighed in the twenty-pound range. Crappie and catfish are also abundant in High Rock Lake, as well as several other species. The lake limit is five fish per person with a 14-inch minimum, and the best times of year for fishing in High Rock Lake are May through July and October through December. The nearby town of Lexington boasts being the "Barbecue Capital of the World," with more than twenty restaurants in town that serve it up right - cooked over hot wood coals. One restaurant in Lexington was even named the "best in the world." This small, historical village also has plentiful shopping and other attractions, including the Bob Timberlake Gallery, Richard Childress Racing Museum, Childress Vineyard and Historic Uptown Lexington.

Surrounding areas: Badin Lake, North Carolina (17.3 mi), Yadkin Valley, North Carolina (31.8 mi), Winston-Salem, North Carolina (32.6 mi), Burnsville, North Carolina (35.7 mi), Marion, North Carolina (38.5 mi)

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