Fishing Areas in Gates County

Chowan River, Shoups Landing Public Fishing Area (PFA), Winton (in Hertford County)


How To Go:
From Winton (Hertford County), take U.S. 13 north/158 east. Cross the Chowan River and turn right on S.R. 1131. The public fishing area is at the end of the road adjacent to the boating access area.

About the site:
Brush has been cleared from the river bank for shoreline fishing, and two universally accessible fishing piers are available. A 10-vehicle, gravel parking area with four handicapped parking spaces is available.

Primary Fish Species: Largemouth bass, sunfish, white perch, black crappie, catfish and striped bass (spring).

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