Jordan Lake State Recreation Area and The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission are hosting a free fishing event on April 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the White Oak Recreation Area, located on White Oak Beach Road in Chatham County.
The Family Fishing Fiesta will feature more than a dozen hands-on activities where participants can fish (loaner fishing rods and free bait are available), try paddling a canoe with Haw River Canoe and Kayak Co., learn about lures with the NCSU Student Fisheries Society and more. Students can chat with conservation and law enforcement professionals about careers in natural resources, and see the research vessels used for their work.
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
Day Use Areas
May-August: 8am to 9pm
September, October, March, April: 8am to 8pm
November-February: 8am to 6pm
May-September : 8am to 10pm
March, April and October: 8am to 9pm
November-February: 8am to 8pm
Closed Christmas Day
Jordan Lake's day use area gates and campground gate open and lock promptly at posted times. No entry or exit is permitted before or after posted gate hours except for law enforcement or medical emergencies.
Park Office and Information Center Hours
8am - 5pm daily (March - October)
8am - 5pm weekdays only (November - February)
Closed on November 23, November 24, December 25, 26 and 27 for the holidays.