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Richard B Russell Lake Fishing



Richard B Russell Lake Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Richard B Russell Lake, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Largemouth Bass

  2. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 22.3% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 268 Largemouth Bass counted.

    Richard B Russell Lake Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
    Largemouth

    ENLARGE RICHARD B RUSSELL LAKE LARGEMOUTH BASS COUNTS CHART


  3. Bluegill

  4. Bluegill

    There is a 21.63% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 260 Bluegill counted.

    Richard B Russell Lake Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

    ENLARGE RICHARD B RUSSELL LAKE BLUEGILL COUNTS CHART


  5. Redear Sunfish

  6. Redear Sunfish

    There is a 11.31% catch rate for Redear Sunfish, based on 136 Redear Sunfish counted.

    Richard B Russell Lake Redear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redear

    ENLARGE RICHARD B RUSSELL LAKE REDEAR SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  7. Redbreast Sunfish

  8. Redbreast Sunfish

    There is a 10.57% catch rate for Redbreast Sunfish, based on 127 Redbreast Sunfish counted.

    Richard B Russell Lake Redbreast Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redbreast

    ENLARGE RICHARD B RUSSELL LAKE REDBREAST SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  9. Spotted Bass

  10. Spotted Bass

    There is a 6.16% catch rate for Spotted Bass, based on 74 Spotted Bass counted.

    Richard B Russell Lake Spotted Bass Counts Chart
    Spotted

    ENLARGE RICHARD B RUSSELL LAKE SPOTTED BASS COUNTS CHART


  11. Black Crappie

  12. Black Crappie

    There is a 5.91% catch rate for Black Crappie, based on 71 Black Crappie counted.

    Richard B Russell Lake Black Crappie Counts Chart
    Black

    ENLARGE RICHARD B RUSSELL LAKE BLACK CRAPPIE COUNTS CHART


  13. Yellow Perch

  14. Yellow Perch

    There is a 5.24% catch rate for Yellow Perch, based on 63 Yellow Perch counted.

    Richard B Russell Lake Yellow Perch Counts Chart
    Yellow

    ENLARGE RICHARD B RUSSELL LAKE YELLOW PERCH COUNTS CHART


  15. Common Carp

  16. Common Carp

    There is a 3.49% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 42 Common Carp counted.

    Richard B Russell Lake Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

    ENLARGE RICHARD B RUSSELL LAKE COMMON CARP COUNTS CHART


  17. Threadfin Shad

  18. Threadfin Shad

    There is a 2% catch rate for Threadfin Shad, based on 24 Threadfin Shad counted.

    Richard B Russell Lake Threadfin Shad Counts Chart
    Threadfin

    ENLARGE RICHARD B RUSSELL LAKE THREADFIN SHAD COUNTS CHART


  19. Blueback Herring

  20. Blueback Herring

    There is a 1.91% catch rate for Blueback Herring, based on 23 Blueback Herring counted.

    Richard B Russell Lake Blueback Herring Counts Chart
    Blueback

    ENLARGE RICHARD B RUSSELL LAKE BLUEBACK HERRING COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 25 species of fish and 1202 fish counted for May around Richard B Russell Lake.

To date, there are 36 species of fish and a total of 6358 fish counted for Richard B Russell Lake and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 4/9/1947 (77 years).

Last Update: 5/24/2024 11:29:14 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Richard B Russell Lake are the following:

  1. SHUCK PEN EDDY - LAKE RICHARD RUSSELL


  2. Dorn Boat Ramp
    Dorn Boat Ramp


  3. Submerged Bridge
    Submerged Bridge


  4. Fish Attractor
    Fish Attractor


  5. Bobbys Hole
    Good ledges around this bowl that will hold fish.


  6. Submerged Trees
    Submerged Trees


  7. Overlook Point
    Good rocky point that holds fish.


  8. Largemouth Bass549


  9. Cherokee Boat Ramp
    Cherokee Boat Ramp


  10. 18 Mile Creek Boat Ramp
    18 Mile Creek Boat Ramp


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Top Richard B Russell Lake Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Shad Slinger Fishing Charters
    Over 20 years of experience - servicing Upstate SC with a one of a kind fishing guide service for Striped Bass and Hybrids.

  2. Lake Hartwell Fishing Guides
    Welcome to Lake Hartwell Fishing Guides. Lake Hartwell Fishing is one of the best Carolina Georgia fishing destinations for largemouth bass, Spotted, crappie, Striper, bream, and many more.

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Top Richard B Russell Lake Marinas

  1. Hartwell Marina
    Hartwell Marina is a full service boat yard. We offer boat cleaning and detail service, hull repair and painting, dive service and boat recovery. Hartwell Marina offers dry stack storage and secure slips from 20' to 70'. Dedicated shore power

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