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Lake Lanier Fishing Report

Lake Lanier Fishing Report



Lanier Stripers: Spring is here and the trophy stripers are feeding preparing for the Spring spawn. The stripers in Lanier go through the motions but their spawn is unsuccessful. Luckily Lanier has a strong stocking program thanks to the DNR. Look for the stripers to be shallow all this month. The primary tactic is free […]

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Lake Lanier Fishing Report January 13, 2016



Winter has finally arrived here on Lanier. Water temperature is finally getting down to where it suppose to be for this time of year. Water temperature is in the low fifties for now but with another cold week approaching look for it to dip a little more to the upper forties. Upper forties in water […]

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Fishing Report – September 28, 2015



The striper fishing this past month has been on fire and October looks to be much of the same. The stripers are beginning to want to school on the surface. The weather has not gotten cool enough yet but it is coming quick. As soon as the next cold front, look for the stripers to […]

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August 8, 2015 Striper Report Lake Lanier



The striper fishing on Lake Lanier has absolutely been on fire and the water temperature has been through the roof at 86 to 88 degrees. Numbers are up and some big fish are showing up each week. If you have not fished Lanier this Summer you have missed the best Summer fishing in years but […]

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Lake Lanier Fishing Report July 29, 2015



The past few weeks the Striper fishing has been on fire. Overall, this Summer is looking to be the best in years for numbers of fish. The water temperature is in the low eighties and the stripers have moved to their Summer haunts. Look for the Striper fishing to only get better in the month […]

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Spring Striped Bass



Now is the peak time to catch the biggest fish in Lake Lanier as the fish prepare for the Spring spawn. The big females have to eat and they are moving shallow for the warmer water from the sun greatly increasing your odds. Plus with the fish shallow, you are less likely to lose the […]

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February 2, 2015 Striper Bounty



The Striper Bounty is back! A 50 pd striper is worth $10,000 right now on Lake Lanier. Thanks to John Megal Chevrolet and The Angler Magazine for sponsoring the bounty. The best chance to catch a trophy striper on Lake Lanier is from February 1 to April 1 on Lake Lanier. Depending on the weather, […]

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Lake Lanier Crappie Fishing Report January 28, 2015



Finally getting out to do some crappie fishing. Still chasing the stripers as well but the crappie are a good option now as well. The crappie have moved under the deep docks and the schools are large making it easier to run up better numbers of crappie. Most people do not realize this is the […]

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Lake Lanier Fishing Report January 3, 2015



Over the past month, the larger stripers have been shallow and they are eating trout on freelines behind the boat with nothing but a hook and a trout. The smaller stripers have been deep and being caught on downlines with herring and small trout. Some of these stripers have been 70 feet deep. Sar far […]

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Lake Lanier Striper Report Dec. 8, 2014



Thought I would go ahead and make another report. Came off the water early today due to the wind. It was ugly out there today. The main lake was white capping and even in the creeks it was hard to find shelter. ¬†We saw a good deal of birds working bait in the creeks. Did […]

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