Fishing Areas in Surry County

Big Elkin Creek CFP, Elkin

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Elkin Recreation and Parks, Phone: (336) 835-9814

How To Go:
From I-77, take the Jonesville exit (N.C. 67); go west to ward Elkin. Go 1.9 mile, to N.C. 21 across the Yadkin River; turn left just past the bridge on N.C. 268 (Market Street). Go 0.4 mile; turn right on Memorial Park Drive. The creek is on the right.

About the Big Elkin Creek:
Approximately one mile of stream bank along one or both sides of the creek is universally accessible for bank fishing. A universally accessible fishing pier has been constructed at a downstream location near the park boundary and close to the playground and Elkin High School. Parking is available at several locations throughout the park, along Memorial Park Drive and next to the pier. Restroom facilities are located at the main recreation area. Two fish feeders are located in front of the Elkin Town Garage on Memorial Park Drive and immediately below the foot bridge at the lower walking track boundary. Channel catfish are stocked monthly and fed daily from April through September. Fishing equipment is available for loan for free at the park office.

Primary Fish Species: Channel catfish, largemouth bass, redbreast sunfish, bullheads and suckers.

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