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Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club becoming a premier training center

Founded as a legacy program of the Atlanta 1996 Summer Olympics, the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club has turned into one of the premier training centers for the sport in the country.

July 15, 2013 | Ed Hooper | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Rising temperatures creating ideal conditions

Lake Lanier's water level is 1.75 feet above normal full pool of 1,071 feet. Lake Lanier's water is clear on the main lake and clear to very stained in the creeks and rivers. Lake water temperatures are rock solid and continue to hold in the low 80s. The Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam is clear. Please check generation schedules before heading out to the river at 770-945-1466.

July 11, 2013 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Steady water temperatures lead to great bass fishing

Lake Lanier water level is 0.72 feet (1,071.72) over the normal full pool of 1,071 feet. The water is clear on the main lake and clear to stained in the creeks and rivers. Lake water temperatures are holding steady in the mid 80s. The Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam is clear. Check generation schedules before heading out to the river at 770-945-1466.

June 27, 2013 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Baitfish and bass go to war

Water Conditions: Lake Lanier water level is 1.36 feet (1,072.36 feet) over the normal full pool of 1,071. Lake Lanier's water is clear on main lake and clear to stained in the creeks and rivers. Lake water temperatures remain in the mid 80s. The Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam is clear. Please check generation schedules before heading out to the river at 770-945-1466.

June 20, 2013 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Summer bite patterns starting to prevail

Water Conditions: Lake Lanier water level is 1.42 feet over the normal full pool of 1071. Lake Lanier's water is clear on main lake and clear to stained in the creeks and rivers. Lake water temperatures are rising into the mid 80s. The Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam is clear. Please check generation schedules before heading out to the river at 770-945-1466.

June 13, 2013 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Best crappie bites are in the rivers

Lake Lanier water level is 1.18 feet over the normal full pool of 1,071. The water remains clear to stained on the main lake and clear to stained or very stained in the creeks and rivers. Lake water temperatures are right around 80 degrees.

June 06, 2013 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Warmer weather signals changes in fishing

Lake Lanier has been above full pool for a while now and is looking very healthy. Lake Lanier is 2 1/2 feet above a full pool at 1,072.5. The water is clear to stained on the main lake and clear to stained in the creeks and rivers. The Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam is clear. The Corp is pulling a lot of water. Check generation schedules before heading out to the river at 770-945-1466.

May 16, 2013 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Crappie biting well in shallow coves

Like the weather, water temperatures this past week been unseasonably cool and are hovering in the low to mid 60s. Lake Lanier is 2.57 feet above a full pool of 1,071 feet. The water is clear to stained on main lake and stained to very stained in the creeks and rivers.

May 09, 2013 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Schools of stripers lead to great fishing

Water temperatures this past week have remained in the 60's. Lake Lanier is 1.17 feet above a full pool of 1,071 and is looking great.

May 02, 2013 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Fish habitats abound with lake above full pool

Water temperatures are in the mid to upper 60s. Lake Lanier is slightly above full pool at 1,071.3. The lake is clear on the main lake and stained from pollen on the banks in the creeks and coves. The Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam is clear. Check generation schedules before heading out to the river at 770-945-1466.

April 18, 2013 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Fish shallow to best catch crappie

Water temperatures range from low to mid 50s on the main lake to the high 50s in some of the shallower coves on sunny afternoons.

April 04, 2013 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier fishing report: Spring patterns begin to show

Water temperatures are about 10 degrees below normal for this time of year and remain around 50 degrees. The lake level is looking very good at 1,069.5 or 1 1/2 feet below full pool. We are only one hard rain away from being completely full. The main lake water is clear down lake and stained up lake. The lower lake creeks are clear in the mouths and stained in the backs, and the upper lake creeks and rivers are stained. The Chattahoochee River below Buford dam is clear.

March 28, 2013 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Fishing affected by weather patterns

Water temperatures have struggled to rise over 50 degrees, but we are registering some low 50 degree water in the afternoons. The lake level is very healthy and is up again at 1,068.56 or 2.44 feet below a full pool of 1,071. The main lake water is clear down lake and stained up lake. The lower lake creeks are clear in the mouths and stained in the backs and the upper lake creeks. The rivers are stained. The Chattahoochee River below Buford dam is clear.

March 21, 2013 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Bass hungry this time of year

Water temperatures continue to hold at around 50 degrees with some slightly warmer water in the coves. The lake level has risen again this past week and is very close to full pool of 1,071 at 1,068.08 or 2.98 feet below a full pool. The main lake water is clear down lake and stained up lake. The lower lake creeks are clear in the mouths and stained in the backs and the upper lake creeks and rivers are very stained. The Chattahoochee River below Buford dam is clear.

March 14, 2013 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Early spring patterns prevail

Water temperatures are around 50 degrees, but look for the water to warm with next week's forecast. The lake level is up again and is at 1,067.38 feet or 3.62 feet below a full pool of 1,071. The main lake water is clear down lake and stained up lake. The lower lake creeks are clear in the mouths and stained in the backs and the upper lake creeks. The rivers are very stained. The Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam is clear.

March 07, 2013 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


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Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Catching bass may be rewarding or frustrating

Lake Lanier's water level is 1068.23 or 2.77 feet below full pool of 1071. Water surface temperatures have varied between the upper 60's and low 70's. Lake Lanier is clear to stained on main lake and stained in the rivers and creeks. The Chattahoochee River is stained below Buford Dam due to lake turnover.

October 23, 2014 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


Local fishing: Schooling bass easy for anglers to catch

Lake Lanier's water level actually rose a little with this week's rains to 1,068.44 feet or 2.56 feet below full pool of 1,071.

October 16, 2014 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Outdoors


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