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Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Bass still available in different stages

Water Conditions: Lake Lanier's water level is very close to full pool. The lake water level is 1,070.92 feet, or only .08 feet below a full pool of 1,071. Lake water temperatures range in the high 70s to low 80s. The main lake is clear and stained around the banks from boat traffic. The creeks are clear to stained.

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


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Feisty bream biting in many locations

Lake Lanier's water level is holding steady at slightly above full pool. The lake water level is 1,071.18 feet or .18 feet above a full pool of 1,071. Lake water temperatures have risen into the mid to upper 70s. The main lake is clear. The creeks and rivers are clear to stained.

May 07, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Variety of lures working to catch big catfish

Lake Lanier's water level is holding steady at slightly above full pool. The lake water level is 1,071.39 feet or .39 feet above a full pool of 1,071. Lake water temperatures have remained in the mid to upper 60's for several weeks. The main lake is clear. The creeks and rivers clear to stained.

April 30, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Fishing report: It's the best time of year to teach young anglers

Lake Lanier's water level has risen, and we are now slightly above full pool. The lake water level is 1071.43 feet or .43 feet above a full pool of 1071. The CORPs has done a great job of holding the levels steady, and this is a great help to dock owners.

April 23, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Now is time to catch trophy-worthy stripers

Water Conditions: Lake Lanier's water level remains close to full pool. The lake water level is 1,070.68 feet or .32 feet below a full pool of 1,071. Lake water temperatures range mostly in the mid to upper 60's. The main lake is stained on the surface from the heavy pollen, but the water underneath is clear. The creeks are stained from pollen, but the water ranges from clear in the mouths on back to muddy from rain runoff flowing in from the creeks.

April 17, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Fishing report: Springtime gives anglers best opportunity to fish

Lake Lanier's water level remains close to full pool. The lake water level is 1,070.19 feet or .81 feet below a full pool of 1,071. Lake water temperatures range mostly from the mid to upper 60's but there is cooler water flowing in from the rivers up the lake and some warmer water in the lower lake shallow pockets.

April 09, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Anglers must be stewards of our sport

Lake Lanier's water level is still holding out well. The lake water level is 1,070.16 feet or .84 feet below a full pool of 1,071.

April 02, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Bass fishing ranging from good to great

Lake Lanier's water level remains rock steady and close to full pool. The lake water level is 1,070.41 feet, or .59 feet below a full pool of 1071. Lake temperatures are in from the upper 50s to lower 60s.

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


Vandiver: Spring is a time for reflection and anticipation

Spring has sprung and all that comes with it. Blooming daffodils, blossoming trees, green fields and hawks nesting all signal the rebirth of the beauty of a North Georgia spring day. To those of us who love to live in the outdoors, there are also wild turkeys gobbling, the cooing of nesting doves and of course the splash of a beautiful trout that could not resist a night crawler.

March 26, 2015 | By Russell Vandiver For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Rowing Club to co-host 29th annual John Hunter Regatta

The Lake Lanier Olympic Venue will be brimming with high school and college rowers this weekend.

March 26, 2015 | Clark Leonard | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Bass moving to shallow waters

Water Conditions: Lake Lanier's water level remains near full pool at 1,070.39 feet, or .61 feet below a full pool of 1,071.

March 19, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Warmer weather can lead to better catches

Lake Lanier's water level remains at almost full pool at 1070.28 feet or .72 feet below a full pool of 1071. The water continues to flow through Buford Dam.

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


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Bank fishing strong around bridges

Lake Lanier's water level remains at almost full pool at 1,070.36 feet or .64 feet below a full pool of 1,071.

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


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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Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Bass, striper fishing not slowing down

Water Conditions: Lake Lanier's water level is 1,070.54 feet or only .46 feet below a full pool of 1,071. Lake water temperatures are from the upper 70s to lower 80s. The main lake is clear, but stained around the banks from boat traffic. The creeks and rivers are clear to very stained from recent rains.

May 28, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Fishing report: Trout biting strong from the banks

Lake Lanier's water level is 1,070.65 feet, or only .35 feet below a full pool of 1,071.

May 21, 2015 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


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