Catching Not Fishing


Lake Lanier Fishing Guide Service

Catching Not Fishing Guide Service owned and operated by Captain Clay Cunningham is a full time Lake Lanier Fishing Guide Service. Catching Not Fishing Guide Service is open year-round and seven days a week on Lake Lanier. With the climate in Georgia, Lake Lanier is a year round fishery. The striper fishing on Lake Lanier is some of the best in Georgia and some would argue in the nation. The Lake Lanier striped bass record is 47 pounds and the spotted bass record is just over 8 pounds.  Plus Lake Lanier is just thirty minutes north of Atlanta, GA making it a great quick getaway from the city. A Catching Not Fishing guide trip is perfect for a young person’s birthday, an anniversary, a family get together, a client meeting, or  corporate team building event.

The staff of guides at Catching Not Fishing have decades upon decades of fishing experience on Lake Lanier to ensure your success. Same as many professions, experience makes the difference when it comes to a successful day on the lake.  A Captain Clay Cunningham was born and raised a short distance from the shores of Lake Lanier and has been chasing stripers and spotted bass ever since. After graduating from North Georgia College, Captain Clay decided to follow his passion and make fishing his career. Captain Clay has been running fishing charters on Lake Sidney Lanier for the past eighteen years. Captain Clay is also fully insured and U.S.C.G. licensed. The Catching Not Fishing guides fish on Lake Lanier over 340 days a year to insure your fishing trip on Lake Lanier meets your expectations.ll of the boats are center console boats with top of the line equipment and electronics. For pricing please check out our Rate Page.  For questions or to book a trip today please call Capt. Clay  at 770-630-2673.