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Lake Lanier Fishing Report

July 2008 – Lake Lanier Fishing Report



Water Temperature: 84 degrees Lake Level: The lake level continues to be a great concern. The lake level is approximately 1056 and slowly falling. At this time, the boat ramps at Vanns Tavern, Charleston, War Hill, Balus Creek, East Bank, Tidwell, and a few others are open. As mentioned last month, I really expect the […]

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June 2008 – Lake Lanier Fishing Report



Water Temperature: 72 degrees and slowly rising Lake Level: The lake level continues to be a great concern. The lake level is approximately 1057.7 and holding fairly steady. At this time, the boat ramps at Vanns Tavern, Charleston, War Hill, Balus Creek, East Bank, Tidwell, and a few others are open. I really expect the […]

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April 2008 Lake Lanier Fishing Report



Captain Clay’s Lake Lanier Fishing Report April 2008 Water Temperature: 58 degrees Lake Level: Approx. 1056 Stripers: Finally getting a little rain and a few more boat ramps have opened. Hard to get excited because of how far we are still behind. Last year at this time the lake level was 1068. As anyone can […]

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March 2008 – Lake Lanier Fishing Report



Water Temperature: 54 degrees and rising fast Lake Level: Approx. 1056 Stripers: Finally getting a little rain and a few more boat ramps have opened. Hard to get excited because of how far we are still behind. Last year at this time the lake level was 1068. As anyone can see, if the drought continues […]

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February 2008 Lake Lanier Fishing Report



Water Temperature: 47 degrees Lake Level: Approx. 1051 Stripers: With the lack of boaters on the lake, the striper fishing has been better than normal. The fish are more relaxed than normal. During the week, there are absolutely no boats on the lake. I feel like I am on a different lake. The lake level […]

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January 2008 – Lake Lanier Fishing Report



Water Temperature: 53 degrees Lake Level: Approx. 1051 Stripers: Very few boaters on the lake for the obvious reason. The lake continues to drop below record lows. Hopefully, the lake will begin to rise any day. Only two ramps are open and they are marginal. For the few who have ventured onto the lake, they […]

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December 2007 – Lake Lanier Fishing Report



Water Temperature: 58 degrees Lake Level: Approx. 1052 & Falling   Stripers:   As everyone knows the lake levels are at record lows on Lake Lanier right now. Looking back to last years records we are around ten feet lower than last year. Almost all of the boat ramps are closed. At this time, Tidwell and […]

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November 2007 – Lake Lanier Fishing Report



Captain Clay’s Lake Lanier Fishing Report November 2007 Water Temperature: 72 degrees LakeLanier Water Level: Approx. 1056.27 and Falling Stripers: Fishing has been great on the lake for stripers despite the lake levels. The hardest part is finding a boat ramp that is open. At this time, several ramps are open on each side of […]

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October 2007 Lake Lanier Fishing Report



Captain Clay’s Lake Lanier Fishing Report October 2007 Water Temperature: 89 degrees Lake Level: Approx. 1062.5 and Falling Stripers: This summer the weather has been extremely hot and the striper fishing has been the same. This has been the best summer for numbers in six or seven years. Look for the summer downline fishing to […]

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September 2007 – Lake Lanier Fishing Report



Water Temperature: 89 degrees Lake Level: Approx. 1062.5 and Falling   Stripers:   This summer the weather has been extremely hot and the striper fishing has been the same. This has been the best summer for numbers in six or seven years. Look for the summer downline fishing to continue to be strong until the middle […]

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