Detail on Lakes, Directions and Trip Checklist

Jordan Lake

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Jordan Lake

Apex NC

(We normally meet at Wilsonville Exxon/Country Store - See Meeting Places below)


Sitting in the boat, watching the rods dance on the water and listening to the ripples go across the lake, you see it, the rod get tugged and dips in the water, CATCH IT, THAT'S A CRAPPIE!


Boat ramps are easily accessible for lake entry and 14000 acres of lake, with it's many coves and outlets, every trip is an ADVENTURE FOR ALL.


FYI: There is a fish limit on Jordan of 20 per fisherman; Example: 3 fishermen on the boat, 60 fish maximum to take at end of trip;  We also ask that if you are not going to eat the fish, you consider returning them to the lake for future fishermen to enjoy;


Shearon Harris Lake

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Shearon Harris Lake

Holleman Boat Ramp

4420 Bartley Holleman Road, New Hill, NC  27562


Shearon Harris Reservoir Lake is a 4100 Acre Lake  situated in Chatham County, Central NC.  Developed as a Nuclear Power Source in 1987, Harris Nuclear Power Plant is surrounded with serene waters, beautiful trees and abounding animal life, including a lake full of fish, especially CRAPPIE.  A new boat dock just finished in 2018 is just another sign of the continued positive growth on Harris Lake


FYI:  Although there is no specific limit for fish to take from Harris, we consider the guidelines for Jordan to be a good rule for consideration when on Harris Lake

Falls of Neuse Lake

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Falls of Neuse Lake

 Raleigh NC  27587

Upper Barton's Creek Boat Ramp

12900 Six Forks Road, Raleigh NC 27614

Highway 50 Boat Ramp

13840 Creedmore Road, Wake Forest NC


Falls of Neuse Lake is a man-made reservoir.  Located in the upper portion of the Neuse River Basin, near the "Triangle Area" of Wake County, North Carolina.  The reservoir covers almost 12,500 acres wtih water and surrounded by over 25,000 acres of public land.  The dam is located just outside of Raleigh and the lake stretches 22 miles upstream with feeds from the Eno, Flat and Little Rivers


 FYI:  Although there is no specific limit for fish to take from Falls of Neuse, we consider the guidelines for Jordan to be a good rule for consideration when on Falls of Neuse Lake

Buy Your Fishing License

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 You can purchase your NC Fishing License from any WalMart or go to the NC Wildlife Commission Page and purchase.  You can print a temporary card that will be valid until you receive the actual card in the mail CLICK HERE to go to the Wildlife License page 

Meeting Places & Accommodations

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WILSONVILLE EXXON COUNTRY STORE

10580 US Highway 64, West, Apex, NC

We meet here for trips to Jordan and, at times, trips to Harris Lake;


Accommodations for Trips:


For Harris or Jordan:

Comfort Inn, Apex NC

Highway 55

1411 E. Williams Street, Apex, NC  27539

Phone:  855.206.1109


For Harris Lake Specifically:

Quality Inn 

511 N Judd Parkway, NE

Fuquay-Varina, NC  27526

Phone:  919.557.2009


Mention Sinclair's Guide Service to get our special rates for your stay.

Trip Checklist

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Sinclair's furnishes everything except what you eat, drink and your fishing license, but you shoudl still know:


  • If you are 16+, you will NEED A LICENSE; there is an annual and a 10 day available (link in license section)
  • Bring anything you want to eat or drink, there is space on board for a cooler, bags, rain gear, etc.
  • We fish in sun, rain, fog and other weather elements, but not anywhere close to lightening
  • We will talk 1-2 days before the trip to finalize details, assure weather is not going to be an issue, but if you have questions, feel free to call at any time
  • If you intend to keep the fish, bring a cooler to take them home with you
  • Payment is expected on day of trip, in full and cash or check made to Freddie Sinclair
  • Schedules are always tight, as I am busy especially in busy seasons, so please be on-time on the morning of the trip(s).  Cancellations less than 24 hours in advance may be charged a cancellation fee.