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Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Improving weather helps on afternoon trips to Lanier

Lake Lanier's water level is holding steady at around 1,070.23 points, which is just shy of full pool at 1,071 feet. We did a lot of running and gunning this week and actually found water temperatures in the high 40s up to the low 50s.

February 12, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: As spring approaches, crappie fishing will improve

Lake Lanier's water level has remains high for this time of year at 1,070.23 or just .77 feet below full pool of 1,071. Water surface temperatures have remained in the upper 40s.

February 05, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Vandiver: Beauty of a winter's day

Windy, cold and wet are typical winter days in North Georgia. I believe as outdoorsmen get older, these days seem less dreary and are in fact a time to realize the intrinsic beauty of those days!

February 05, 2015 | By Russell Vandiver For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Striper biting well during colder weather

Lake Lanier's water level has risen to a healthy 1,070.07 feet or .93 feet below full pool of 1,071.

January 29, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Trout biting well in mountains

Lake Lanier's water level remains extremely steady at around 1,069.99 feet, or 1.01 feet below full pool of 1,071.

January 22, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Chattahoochee River yielding great trout

Lake Lanier's water level has been steady and is around 1,069.95 or 1.05 feet below full pool of 1,071. Water surface temperatures have remained in the upper 40s.

January 15, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Fish are biting despite cold weather

Lake Lanier's water level has risen again and is at 1069.92 or 1.8 feet below full pool of 1071. Water surface temperatures have dropped into the upper 40s. Lake Lanier is clear on main lake and is stained in the rivers and creeks.

January 08, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Aim deeper for best bass catch

As 2015 begins, Lake Lanier's water level is up slightly at 1,068.1 or 2.9 feet below full pool of 1,071.

January 01, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Crappie biting both shallow and deep

As the new year approaches, Lake Lanier's water level is at 1,067.70 or 3.30 feet below full pool of 1,071 and rising steadily at the time of this report from Christmas week's heavy rains.

December 25, 2014 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Bass biting well at all depths on Lanier

Lake Lanier's water level is at 1,067.09 or 3.91 feet below full pool of 1,071.

December 18, 2014 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Catfish an option any time of year

Water Conditions: Lake Lanier's water level actually rose slightly this past week to 1,067.27 feet or 3.73 feet below full pool of 1,071. Water surface temperatures remain in the mid 50s. Lake Lanier is clear to stained on main lake and moderately stained in the rivers and creeks. The Chattahoochee River is stained below Buford Dam. Check generation schedules at 770-945-1466 before heading out to the river.

December 11, 2014 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Fish biting well thanks to mild December temperatures

Water Conditions: Lake Lanier's water level actually rose slightly this past week to 1,067.27 feet, or 3.73 feet below full pool of 1,071. Water surface temperatures remain in the mid 50s. Lake Lanier is clear to stained on main lake and moderately stained in the rivers and creeks. The Chattahoochee River is stained below Buford Dam. Check generation schedules at 770-945-1466 before heading out to the river.

December 04, 2014 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Bass hitting hard on rocky bottom surfaces

Lake Lanier's water level actually rose slightly this past week to 1,067.48, or 3.52 feet below full pool of 1071. Water surface temperatures are in the mid 50's. Lake Lanier is clear to stained on the main lake and slightly stained in the rivers and creeks. The Chattahoochee River is stained below Buford Dam.

November 27, 2014 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Fishing report: Bass biting despite cold weather

Water Conditions: Lake Lanier's water level has held steady since last week and is 1067.14 or 3.86 feet below full pool of 1071. Water surface temperatures are in the mid 50's and surface temperatures continue to rise and fall with the weather fronts. Lake Lanier is clear to stained on main lake and clear to stained in the rivers and creeks.

November 20, 2014 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Fall means bass are in feeding mode

Water Conditions: Lake Lanier's water level is 1,067.15 feet, or 3.85 feet below full pool of 1,071. Water surface temperature are dropping into the mid 50s and surface temperatures can rise and fall significantly based on weather patterns. Lake Lanier is clear to stained on main lake and clear to stained in the rivers and creeks.

November 13, 2014 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


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Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Hardcore anglers tough out winter weather

Lake Lanier's water level remains right at full pool at 1070.59 feet or .41 feet below a full pool of 1071. The CORP continues to keep the water flowing through Buford Dam. Lake temperatures are very cold in the low 40s. The lake is clear on main lake and in the mouths of the creeks and is stained to very stained in the backs of the upper lake creeks and up in the rivers. The Chattahoochee River is clear below Buford Dam. Check generation schedules before heading out on the river at 770-945-1466.

February 26, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Trout fishing can be profitable in mountains

Lake Lanier's water level is 1,070.43 feet or .57 below full pool feet of 1,071 feet above sea level.

February 19, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich The Times | Outdoors


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