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Lake Lanier Fishing Report

Lake Lanier Fishing Report October 13 2011



The topwater bite is here on Lake Lanier. The stripers are beginning to school on top and some of the group are fairly large. We are catching most of the fish on seven inch redfins in the chicken scratch and chrome and blue colors. Windy bad weather days have been some of the best fishing […]

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Lake Lanier Fishing Report August 30, 2011



Fishing continues to be pretty good here on Lanier. Water temperature continues to hang around 84 degrees which is keeping the fish deep but not as deep as expected. The water quality is better than normal due to the lack of rain and the stripers are on a 40 ft bottom. Most years they do […]

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Lake Lanier Fishing Report June 2011



Hard to believe two months have gone by since my last report. Been really busy chasing the fish on the lake with the good weather. Over the past few weeks we have been throwing topwater for the stripers and spotted bass. However with the unexpected hot May the topwater bite and quickly turned to the […]

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Lake Lanier Fishing Report April 2011



April is almost here and the stripers are getting ready to spawn.  The water temperature is finally climbing into the high fifties and some big fish are showing up. As always for this time of year, we are not catching big numbers of fish but we are making up for it in size. Now is […]

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Lake Lanier Fishing Report March 2011



All kinds of things going on the lake right now with the rapidly changing weather. During the daylight hours, the striper fishing has been a little tougher due to some of the fish feeding at night.  As a result, some of trips have been during the day and some at night. During the day, we […]

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Lake Lanier Fishing Report February 2011



The last couple of weeks the striper fishing has been tough on Lake Lanier. The fish are up feeding some early in the morning but they have been very difficult to catch even on small bait and small bucktails. Some of the pods of baitfish are absolutely massive. The good news is the weather is […]

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Lake Lanier Fishing Report January 2011



The new year is really starting out great. The stripers are out on the points and humps. for the most part, the stripers are 20 to 30 feet deep on the points. The best pattern to catch the fish has been the umbrella rig. The good thing is you usually know when you are going […]

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Lake Lanier Fishing Report – December 2010



Wow, can not believe another month has come and gone.  Fishing on Lake Lanier is really pretty good right now. Water quality is very good therefore the fish can move all up and down the water column. A few big fish are showing up early on free lines and planer boards using trout and large […]

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Lake Lanier Fishing Report October 2010



The stripers are now schooling on topwater most days. The biggest problem has been the weather. The passing fronts really affect the fishing this time of year. Some days have been great and some have been more difficult.  However, you will never catch them if you don’t get out and go. I have never caught […]

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Lake Lanier Fishing Report September 2010



The weather is absolutely incredible on the lake and the fishing continues to be good. The stripers are still on the downline in big schools on the south end of the lake. Most of our fish are coming 50 ft deep over a 100 feet of water. We are using light line and long leaders […]

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