Lake Sidney Lanier is a 38,000 acre reservoir located about 50 miles northeast of Atlanta, Georgia. It was created by the construction of the Buford Dam on the Chattahoochee River in 1956. With over 59 square miles of water and over 690 miles of shoreline, there is a lot of different opportunities for fishing Lake Lanier.
Lake Lanier is known for its excellent Striped Bass fishing. The current lake record of 47 pounds and 12 ounces was caught in April, 2010 on a chartreuse and pepper plastic lizard, near the mouth of Bald Ridge. This huge fish had 31 1/2-inch girth and was 45 inches long. One of the most popular methods to catch Lake Lanier Stripped Bass is using live bait. Gizzard Shad and Blueblack Herring are the most common baits of choice.
Other target species for Lake Lanier anglers include Spotted Bass, Largemouth Bass, Crappie, and Catfish. Brown, Brook, and Rainbow Trout can also be found in the the lake. Bluegill, Walleye, White bass, and Longnose Gar can be caught as well.
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September 2020 Lake Lanier Striper Fishing Report
9/13/2020 2:31:25 PM - Lake Lanier is at 1071.33 and the water temps are around 84-85 degrees. The water conditions are clear. To get the most out of your September fishing get out there and pull l
August 2020 Lake Lanier Fishing Report
8/13/2020 8:21:08 PM - August 2020 Lake Lanier Fishing Report Summer fishing on Lake Lanier is in full swing and it is awesome. We see huge schools of fish in their normal summertime haunts and the
July 2019 Lake Lanier Striper Fishing Report
7/29/2020 3:01:12 PM - July 2019 Lake Lanier Striper Fishing Report July striper fishing on Lanier means huge schools of fish in deep water on the south end of the lake. These fish will be found fr
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