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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Jimbo’s Lake Lanier Fishing Report: June 20 2017
6/23/2017 6:01:11 PM - The Topwater Bite is still on! Come out and enjoy an exciting fishing trip with me. Here are my upcoming open dates: June: 29(PM). July: 5 6 7 10 11 12 13 14. Water Temp – 8
Lake Lanier Fishing Report June 17 2017
6/17/2017 10:16:22 AM - Lake Lanier Fishing Report June 17 2017 | Weekly report from Captain Mack Farr Summer arrives ofﬁcially on Tuesday June 20th. Fishing is right on schedule. The patterns have
Lake Lanier Fishing Report June 10 2017
6/11/2017 4:01:44 AM - Lake Lanier Fishing Report June 10 2017 | Weekly report from Captain Mack Farr STRIPERS Striper ﬁshing is good but the ﬁsh are scattered and using a wide variety of... The po
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Shady Grove Ledge
1/13/2017 8:12:49 PM -
Good ledge on this underwater point for bass.
1/13/2017 7:39:54 PM -
Good hump with brush in this area.
Bald Ridge Hump
1/13/2017 7:36:10 PM -
Good hump off the point that had ledges on either side. Good Striped bass area.
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